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International airport serving Sydney, Australia

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Sydney Airport: International airport serving Sydney, Australia
Sydney Airport is an international airport in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia located 8 km (5 mi) south of the Sydney city centre, in the suburb of Mascot. The airport is owned by the ASX-listed Sydney Airport Group. It is the primary airport serving Sydney, and is a primary hub for Qantas, as well as a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar, as well as a focus city for Air New Zealand. Situated next to Botany Bay, the airport has three runways, colloquially known as the east–west, north–south and third runways.

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'Bewildered and confused': Doctors on flight say they were following orders

The doctors said there was 'confusion and misunderstanding' at Sydney airport after their flight arrived.
The Age - Published

Anger after officials fail to enforce social distancing measures at Sydney Airport

Returning international travellers have been filmed standing in tight lines despite government social distancing advice that urges people to stand 1.5 metres away from others.
SBS - Published

'Very confused, tired': Families split as travel ban prompts airport chaos

The temporary ban on travellers entering Australia from mainland China led to some families being split at Sydney Airport on Sunday.
The Age - Published

'Evacuate, evacuate, evacuate!': Qantas passengers forced off flight after smoke fills the cabin

Passengers say the Qantas plane cabin began filling with smoke before they were forced to evacuate via emergency slides at Sydney airport.
SBS - Published

Qantas passengers evacuated as 'thick haze' fills cabin

Passengers say the Qantas plane cabin began filling with smoke before they were forced to evacuate via emergency slides at Sydney airport.
SBS - Published

Passengers evacuate Qantas plane via emergency slides at Sydney airport

Passengers on a Qantas Airways Ltd flight evacuated their plane via emergency slides at Australia's Sydney airport on Sunday after the flight was forced to turn around.
Reuters - Published

Smoke reported and chutes deployed as Qantas plane evacuated at Sydney airport

Passengers onboard a Qantas flight from Sydney to Perth have been forced to evacuate via slides after the cabin reportedly began filling with smoke.
SBS - Published

'I learnt my lesson': Sydney internet romance scam victim back home

Maria Exposto had a tearful reunion with her siblings and children at Sydney Airport on Friday morning, having touched down on a flight from Kuala Lumpur.
The Age - Published

Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am accuses Qantas flight attendant of racism

Rapper will.i.am has been met by police at Sydney Airport after clashing with a Qantas flight attendant he says was "racist" and "beyond rude".
SBS - Published

Qantas A380 grounded after door almost ripped off at Sydney Airport

The damage to the aircraft has forced the cancellation of a return flight between Sydney and Dallas, and is expected to take two weeks to fix.
The Age - Published

Airport ready for early take-offs

The massive crowd, positively rolling over on the Moet, included the entire Sydney Airport board from chairman Trevor Gerber to former Future Fund chair David Gonski.
The Age - Published

From biplane jaunt to international aviation hub

At the current rate of passenger growth Sydney Airport will reach the two billion passenger milestone within the next 20 years.
The Age - Published

Urgent works bill for cracked Syd towers

Owners in Sydney's cracked Mascot Towers face a new $1 million bill months after agreeing to stump up $7.7 million to restore their decade-old building.
SBS - Published

Flights cancelled due to strong winds at Sydney Airport

Travellers are facing lengthy delays with flights from Melbourne and Sydney cancelled due to strong winds at Sydney Airport.
The Age - Published

Man 'wanted to confess' to Syd girl murder

A Sydney man who denies murdering a 12-year-old schoolgirl in 1998 visited police 18 years later wanting to confess to the crime, a jury has been told.
SBS - Published

'Absolutely crazy': Security outage triggers massive delays at Sydney airport

International passengers at Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport are being hit with lengthy delays as a result of an Australian Border Force security outage.
SBS - Published

Security outage causes Syd airport delays

International passengers at Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport are being hit with lengthy delays as a result of an Australian Border Force security outage.
SBS - Published

Sydney Airport passengers delayed as strong winds force flight cancellations

Dozens of flights have been cancelled as strong and damaging winds batter Sydney and southern NSW.
SBS - Published

Delays expected after Sydney Airport fire

Passengers have been evacuated from Sydney Airport's international terminal following a fire, which has since been extinguished.
SBS - Published

Heavy fog causes delays at Sydney Airport

Heavy fog blanketing parts of Sydney has caused flight delays and diversions at Sydney Airport but conditions are expected to clear into a sunny day.
SBS - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Rockstar welcome for Greek Orthodox Archbishop in Sydney

Hundreds have turned out at Sydney airport to give a warm welcome to the new Greek Orthodox Archbishop.
SBS - Published