Airport Central Community Zone

Works update

Construction of the link between the airport terminals and the station is progressing, with the Skybridge now at fit-out stage. Once complete, the elevated walkway will provide an undercover access point to Airport Central Station. From this point, passengers will be able to travel by escalator or lift down to the concourse level. Learn more about the Skybridge here.

Following the installation of the station’s escalator sets, steel frames for the lifts between Skybridge, concourse and platform levels were erected. Additional vertical transport works are underway at ground level, where two emergency staircases are under construction.

The final section of the station’s ground level slab, located at the western end of the site, is due to be closed by the end of the year.

At the lowest level of the station, the island platform is now 75 per cent complete. The final section of the platform will be poured in early 2020, with preparation works already underway. Installation of cable trays is also in progress on both sides of the platform.

Steel frame installation for cladding in the station’s atrium is ongoing.

Airport Central Station

With air passenger traffic more than doubling in the past decade, Perth Airport is undergoing a major redevelopment, which includes relocating and consolidating the domestic and international terminals by 2025. This presents a unique opportunity to integrate the redevelopment with the new Forrestfield-Airport Link via a station at the central terminal site.

By 2021, passengers will be able to travel by train to the airport, stopping at the underground Airport Central Station currently under construction near the control tower at Perth Airport.

Once opened, Airport Central Station will create a seamless journey from the airport terminals via the Skybridge, an elevated and enclosed walkway featuring travelators and lift. Passengers will enter the station via the walkway and travel by lift or escalator down to the concourse level, where the station facilities including ticketing are located. They will then continue through the SmartRider fare gates down to the platform level to meet the train.

View an animation of the future Skybridge here.

To find out more, view the Airport Central Station fact sheet


Airport Central Station - external view with tower  Airport Central Station - concourse and lifts  Airport Central Station - external view


View the Airport Central Station animation.

Airport Central Station Image Gallery

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The rail journey from Airport Central Station to the CBD


enclosed walkway between the station and terminals


fare to the CBD

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