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New operations centre for Alice Springs



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Statement by the Minister for Civil Aviation, L;u . ". .. Swartz

A new airport operations centre will be y.-ovic_e? at Alice

Springs in theNorthern Territory.

The x240,000 complex ..as announced todr by the Minister

for Civil Aviation, L . -?..:. Swartz.

Mr. Sti; ,rtz said the new building .^ould be located ndj cent to

the control tourer, thus consolid tin; ;. _.,.tort services in one area.

The building, of steel g rid brick constriction . •^oulc. house

fli t service units ; flight planning, meteorological facilities :: zd the rescue sub-centre. e .

S a_-tz, said the ncr orerations centre iould help cope

;p ith t., i is inc:e.:.ses in futu::e ye'rs.

Alice Springs air po:.:t Lost year handled ;p ore t: •._ n 31,000

passe_n;e=s.

C BL L , t :u;^::Y 2 7, 1969