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22 March 2012

955  MR MORRISON: To ask the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport—

(1) In (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), what was the total quarterly number and average quarterly daily number of departures from Sydney Kingsford Smith airport between 6 and 7 a.m.

(2) In (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), what was the quarterly average by percentage of the days that runway modes of operation at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport were employed during the morning curfew shoulder period 5 to 6 a.m.

(3) In (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), (a) what runway modes of operation at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport were employed between (i) 6 and 6.15 a.m., and (ii) 6 and 7 a.m. following the curfew shoulder period, (b) what number of movements occurred, and (c) what proportion (as a percentage) of movements occurred per mode.

(4) By quarter in (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), on how many occasions have the runway modes of operation at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport changed between the changeover from curfew shoulder period to the commencement of non curfew operations at 6 a.m.

(5) In (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), what was the average duration (in hours) of each runway mode of operation at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport at 6 a.m. for the balance of the day, and how long (in minutes) does it take to move operations from one mode to another.

(6) By quarter in (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), how many flights departed from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport before 6 a.m., and in what cardinal direction did these flights depart.

(7)  In (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), by quarterly daily average and quarterly total, what number of departures from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport occurred in 15 minute intervals between 6 and 7 a.m. (ie, 6 to 6.15 a.m., 6.15 to 6.30 a.m., 6.30 to 6.45 a.m., and 6.45 to 7 a.m.) b y cardinal direction of take-off and runway used.

(8)  In (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), by quarterly daily average and quarterly total, what number of arrivals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport occurred in 15 minute intervals between 5.45 and 6.30 a.m. (ie, 5.45 to 6 a.m., 6 to 6.15 a.m., 6.15 to 6.30 a.m.) b y cardinal direction of take-off and runway used.

(9) By quarter in (a) 2011, and (b) 2012 (to date), what (a) was the usage of each runway mode of operation by (i) empirical number of flights, and (ii) proportion (as a percentage), and (b) number of runway mode changes were executed each day.