Port Botany–Sydney Airport Precinct
The Port Botany-Sydney Airport Precinct is one of Australia's
most important international gateways encompassing the country's
largest international airport and second largest container
port. Generating some $10.5 billion in economic activity and
handling more than $60 billion of freight each year, these gateways
are essential to both the NSW and national economies.
The precinct also plays a key role in connecting regions to the
north, south and west of Sydney.
Over the next 20 years, container freight, air travel and
general traffic in and around the precinct is expected to grow
significantly, putting more pressure on already congested roads and
To address the challenges ahead and lay the foundations for
sustainable economic growth, Infrastructure NSW was asked by the
NSW Government to develop an Infrastructure Strategy Statement for
The aim of the strategy is to enable the NSW Government to
evaluate the most effective options and prioritise infrastructure
investments. The strategy will look at:
- Improving public transport
- Alleviating congestion on the road network through demand
- Investing in addressing key traffic bottlenecks
- Improving the reliability and efficiency of rail freight.
Infrastructure NSW delivered the strategy to the NSW Government
in January 2012.