The 2018 AAA National Industry Awards will be held on Wednesday 14th November


The AAA Airport Industry Awards celebrate and honor contributions and achievements made by AAA Members this last financial year. The awards seek to acknowledge the organisations and individuals who have achieved excellence within Australia’s airport industry and will be presented at the AAA Gala Dinner on the Wednesday 14 November as part of the AAA’s National Conference.

This is a great opportunity to celebrate the success of the recipients and of the 2018 conference and networking with the industries best. If you are unable to attend National Conference you are able to secure tickets to attend the Gala Dinner and Industry Awards night. Tickets can be purchased for $200 each or a table of ten for $1850.

To secure your tickets contact the delegate services team:

T: +61 7 3398 8788 | E: [email protected]


Award Partnership Opportunities

The AAA offers seven opportunities for sponsoring the awards at this exclusive event. Offering the sponsor the opportunity to address the audience and present the award this is an incredible opportunity to align yourself with those who are achieving excellence within the Australian airport industry.


The current 2018 Award Partners are


We would like to acknowledge the Joint Gala Dinner Host for 2018


Would you like to discuss securing an Award Partnership? Please contact

Anne Frisch
Marketing and Events Director
Australian Airports Association

M: 0437 178 535 | E: [email protected]




WINNERS: Airport of the Year 

Small Regional Aerodrome

Bendigo Regional Airport

Small Regional Airport

Tennant Creek Airport

Large Regional Airport

Coffs Harbour Regional Airport

Major Airport

Launceston Airport

Capital City

Sydney Airport

Corporate Project

Aviation Projects (Archerfield Airport – Airspace Optimisation Project)


WINNERS: Innovation and Excellence Awards 

Customer Experience

Brisbane Airport Corporation (Customer Experience Program)


Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport (Cargo Business)

Environmental Management – Major Airport

Melbourne Airport (Melbourne Airport Ecology + Heritage Web GIS Application)

Environmental Management – Regional Airport

Mount Isa Airport Pty Ltd (Mt Isa Solar Array and Ground Transport Enhancement Project)

Infrastructure Development

Brisbane Airport Corporation (Brisbane Airport Main Runway Overlay and Aeronautical Ground Lighting Upgrade)

Operations – Major Airport

Sydney Airport (Integrated Operations Centre)

Operations – Regional Airport

Dubbo City (Aerodrome Reporting Officer’s Network Forum)
Orange (Aerodrome Reporting Officer’s Network Forum)
Parkes (Aerodrome Reporting Officer’s Network Forum)
Scone Airports (Aerodrome Reporting Officer’s Network Forum)

Operations – Highly Commended

Christmas Island International Airport (National Parks Endangered Lizard Feeding Program)

Non-Aeronautical Development

Darwin International Airport: (Wirraway Business Centre)

Technology – Major Airport

Brisbane Airport Corporation: (TrackerAIRSIDE)

Technology – Regional Airport

Dubbo City Regional Airport (Development of a Performance-based Airport Asphalt Specification)
Whitsunday Coast Airport (Development of a Performance-based Airport Asphalt Specification)

For any queries regarding the awards or the nomination process please contact:

Erin Livingston
AAA Events Manager
T: +61 2 6274 3101
E: [email protected]