Airport Operations in Australia - Market Research Report

Airport Operations industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 6.2%

The Airport Operations industry has expanded over the past five years. The industry features dominant players, with most aircraft movements going through Australia's major airports, such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Airport operators generate revenue by charging landing and terminal fees to domestic and international airlines. Airports also receive rental income from airlines and retail stores for space leased on their premises. As a result, the volume of aircraft movements and passengers carried strongly correlates with industry growth. The depreciating Australian dollar and Australia's position as a prime tourist location have helped drive inbound tourist numbers over the past five years. A rising number of visitors from Asia has helped fuel...
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Airport Operations industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Airport Operations industry is forecast to expand over the next five years. Industry revenue is projected to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. This increase is due to anticipated rises in the volume of passengers and aircraft travelling over the next five years. However, airport capacity constraints are likely to limit revenue growth over the period. Although several current and planned infrastructure projects aim to increase airport capacity, long build times will likely limit these projects' benefits to industry operators over the five-year period. Airline demand Growth in international visitor numbers and aircraft movements is likely to strongly determine demand over the next five years. Many air...
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Airport Operations industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $7bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,126
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 11,875

Biggest companies in the Airport Operations industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Airport Operations in Australia industry include Sydney Airport, Airservices Australia, Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Limited, BAC Holdings Limited and Perth Airport Development Group Pty Ltd.

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What is Airport Operations industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies primarily operate international, national or civil airports. Operations include services to air transport such as airport terminals, runways, air traffic control, aerospace navigation and baggage handling. Car parking services provided by airport operators are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Air traffic control and navigation
  • Airport aeronautics
  • Rent and property
  • Support services
  • Other services

Industry Activities

  • Air traffic control
  • Air transport navigation
  • Airport baggage handling
  • Airport terminal operation
  • Refuelling and hangar rental

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies primarily operate international, national or civil airports. Operations include services to air transport such as airport terminals, runways, air traffic control, aerospace navigation and baggage handling. Car parking services provided by airport operators are excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Air traffic control
  • Air transport navigation
  • Airport baggage handling
  • Airport terminal operation
  • Refuelling and hangar rental

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Airports generate revenue by charging fees to airlines for using airport facilities, such as runways and terminals. These fees are usually charged on a pe...
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Air passenger movements through capital city airports
Demand from domestic airlines
Demand from international airlines
Consumer sentiment index

Current Performance

Airlines
Structure and profit
Participation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Infrastructure upgrades
Second Sydney airport
Structure and profit
 Table: Airport Operations in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Airport Operations in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

International Airlines in Australia
Domestic Airlines in Australia
Non-Scheduled Air Transport in Australia
Passenger Car Rental and Hiring in Australia
Duty Free Stores in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Audio Visual Electronic Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Construction in Australia
Road and Bridge Construction in Australia
Investigation and Security Services in Australia
Central Government Administration in Australia
Retail Property Operators in Australia
Industrial and Other Property Operators in Australia

Products & Services

Players in the Airport Operations industry provide services that maintain airport functionality. These services can be broadly segmented into four main ca...
Retailers
Other businesses




Demand Determinants

Demand for airport services comes from domestic and international airlines and smaller, non-scheduled air transport providers. Nearly all commercial aircr...
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Major Markets

Retailers
Other businesses





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Airport Operations in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Airport Operations industry displays moderate concentration. Airports largely operate as monopolies in geographical areas due to the industry's signif...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Airport Operations in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Airport Operations in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Sydney Airport is an Australian publicly listed stapled entity made up of Sydney Airport Limited and Sydney Airport Trust 1. The entity generates revenue ...
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Sydney Airport

 Table: Sydney Airport - financial performance

Airservices Australia

 Table: Airservices Australia - financial performance

Melbourne Airport

 Table: Melbourne Airport - financial performance

Brisbane Airport Corporation

 Table: Brisbane Airport Corporation - financial performance

Perth Airport

 Table: Perth Airport - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Airport Operations industry is highly capital-intensive due to the large-scale investment necessary to provide airline infrastructure and safety syste...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Airport Operations in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Airport Operations in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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