Airport Central Station

Construction update

With the roof in place, major structural works have been completed and building finishes have taken centre stage at Airport Central Station.

Below ground, at concourse level, commissioning of the 35m-long and 15m-high triple-system escalator is underway.

At platform level, final touches, such as signage and passenger information screens, are being applied. At concourse level fare gate installation has begun.

Construction of the Skybridge between the airport terminals and the station reached practical completion in early 2020. Once operational, the elevated walkway will provide undercover access to Airport Central Station. From this point, passengers will be able to travel by escalator or lift down to the concourse level.

Within the station forecourt base course works are underway to reinstate the remaining section of the airport's short-term car park.

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 Airport Line via a station at the central terminal site.

Once operational, 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.

Airport Central Station will create a seamless journey from the airport terminals via the Skybridge, an elevated and enclosed walkway featuring travellators and lifts. 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.  

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

Artist's impressions

The below artist's impressions provide an overview of what the station and precinct may look like in the future.

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The rail journey from Airport Central Station to the CBD


enclosed walkway between the station and terminals

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