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Regional Airports Program

In the 2019-20 Budget, the Australian Government committed $100 million over four years to 2022-23 to the Regional Airports Program, a competitive grants program intended to:

  • improve the safety of aircraft, operators and passengers using regional airports or aerodromes
  • facilitate improved delivery of essential goods and services such as food supplies, health care and passenger air services
  • improve the connectivity of Australia’s regions to domestic and global market opportunities
  • meet the operational requirements of aeromedical and other emergency services in the region. 

Regional Airports Program—Round 2

Round two of the Regional Airports Program is now closed. Applications for projects that enhance the safety and accessibility of aerodromes in regional areas of Australia are under assessment.

For enquiries, please call 13 28 46.

Regional Airports Program Round 1

On 13 June 2020, the Deputy Prime Minister announced $41.2 million in Australian Government funding for 61 projects across regional Australia.


Last Updated: 17 December, 2020