Construction work has officially commenced for the passenger terminal of Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport (WSIA) in Australia.

This airport is being developed with an aim to offer the ‘most seamless and reliable experience possible’ for passengers.

Western Sydney Airport CEO Simon Hickey said: “This will be Australia’s best airport terminal, with world-leading technology, innovative design and excellent customer service coming together to set a new benchmark for what Australians will expect when they fly.

“At Western Sydney International, we’ll get passengers on their way sooner, whether that’s getting to your meeting on time or arriving home to loved ones. We’re aiming to make the anxious wait around the baggage carousel a thing of the past.”

The airport will feature a baggage system that will enable passengers to track their baggage by using a mobile application.

The construction of the terminal is projected to generate more than 1400 direct job opportunities.

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It will include cafes, speciality retail, restaurants, along with an outdoor plaza that will have the capacity to host several events.

The terminal will be developed in a sustainable manner to cut down CO₂ emissions and offer natural light penetration.

Its ‘productive’ roof will be able to harvest rainwater and produce solar electricity.

According to the airport, the terminal will be built by using sustainable and recycled resources such as the structure, finishes and furniture.

The terminal plaza will feature a station on the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport line.

This plaza will lead to Sydney’s motorway network through the toll-free M12 Motorway.

This new Australian gateway will have a yearly capacity to handle nearly ten million passengers and is anticipated to begin operations in 2026.

In June, WSIA disclosed the final design of its passenger terminal.