Update: 30th November, 2023

Consultation has now closed. Council will consider all feedback and prepare both a Draft Ballarat Airport Strategy and Masterplan and an Engagement Summary Report which will be uploaded in due course.

The City of Ballarat has commenced working on the Ballarat Airport Strategy and Master Plan 2024 (STAMP).

The most recent version of the Ballarat Airport Master Plan was produced in 2013 and the document now requires updating to reflect recent works undertaken and currently planned for the Airport. City of Ballarat is considering the next stages of development for the Airport which is contingent upon developing a strategy which will establish defined roles and activities appropriate for Ballarat’s status as a large regional city with significant population growth forecast.

A central focus of the master plan will be the usage of aviation within the operations and supply chains of Ballarat’s businesses and industry, together with demand for aviation services from the Ballarat community.

Extensive consultation is being undertaken to consider the future roles and capabilities of the Ballarat Airport, to establish how the impact of aircraft operations can be reduced for our residents and to understand whether there is sufficient demand in Ballarat and Western Victoria to commence an airline service from Ballarat Airport to locations around Australia.

The Ballarat Airport Strategy and Master Plan 2024 consultations have now concluded.