Community

Moorabbin Airport is Australia’s leading flight training airport supporting a mix of activities and delivering employment, infrastructure improvements, investment into the south east of Melbourne.

Moorabbin Airport has 65 years of approved operations and holds a 99 year lease. Airport activities and opportunities are planned for the long-term to deliver sustainable aviation, employment, economic growth and infrastructure outcomes to the south east Victorian sub-region and State.

Aviation related infrastructure is provided in a highly urbanised setting supporting:

  • 200 businesses, 50 aviation related.
  • 3,300 jobs, ¹⁄₃ in aviation and 5% of the City of Kingston workforce.
  • 1,000+ new jobs in the pipeline supporting higher employment density and diversity. New opportunities for local residents to work closer to home.
  • 800 flight students being trained by a dozen flight training schools.
  • $50 million of exports in flight training services to international students.
  • Part of the Commonwealth owned airport network.  Delivering our role of training and light aircraft separation from capital city passenger and freight activity.

The following materials better assist the community to better understand the airport: