Where smart businesses are taking off
The Sunshine Coast provides exciting and diverse opportunities in the Australasian aviation and aerospace market and is already home to a thriving aviation industry.
The region has two key aviation and aerospace precincts providing a unique competitive advantage of complementary investment opportunities.
Sunshine Coast Airport
Sunshine Coast Airport provides prime airside and landside development opportunities for smart and innovative aviation related businesses.
The airport’s new international runway has elevated the facility to a world-class, fully-serviced aviation precinct.
The expanded airport is providing more ways for businesses to thrive, such as:
Caloundra Aerodrome is an important aviation facility for general aviation. Primarily catering for light aircraft operations, the aerodrome supports 40,000 aircraft and helicopter movements each year.
The aerodrome is a vital cog in south east Queensland’s general aviation network and is ideally placed to play an important role in the aviation industry’s development.
World-leading Sunshine Coast aerospace company HeliMods uses cutting edge technology to customise helicopters for civil, defence, law enforcement and medical rescue clients.
The company is intending to invest $10.3 million to expand its Caloundra Aerodrome based operations.
The mooted expansion of the large-scale state-of-the-art aircraft manufacturing and modification facility will allow the business to accelerate its growth and strengthen its position as a major player in the aerospace and defence industries.