Bega Valley Shire CouncilBega Valley Shire Council

Merimbula Airport Terminal upgrade

Project Summary/background

An extension of the terminal is needed in order to allow a greater range of aircraft and airlines to provide services to the region, making it less dependent on the current provider.  There is a project for the extension of the runway occurring in parallel for the same reason.


The project is being jointly funded by the Australian Government and Council.  The Australian Government is contributing $1.2m.

Connection to Council's Community Strategic Plan

This project is connect to Council's Community Strategic Plan through Outcome 5; Goal 9; Strategy 22.

Contract Awarded

  • Construction was subject to public tender
  • After a long gestation, careful research the project has reached the stage where a company has been contracted for the construction
  • Joss Constructions have been awarded the contract for the Merimbula Airport terminal extension
  • A Development Approval has been granted
  • Construction work on the terminal extension is expected to commence late March 2019
  • Project scheduled for completion before the peak tourist season at the end of the year

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Who can I speak to:

Jenny Symons
Project Manager
Bega Valley Shire Council

Phone: (02) 6499 2222


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