Aug 31, 2023
Melbourne Airport is the primary airport serving Melbourne, Australia. With the upcoming addition of their third runway, they will be facilitating more than 77 million passenger movements and 429,000 aircraft movements each year. And their current wildlife management program is in a very good position to manage any increase to the wildlife strike risk. In this episode, Kylie Patrick talks to Fiona Beach (Airfield Safety and Operations Coordinator) and Bevin Buchanan (Senior Airside Safety Officer) from Melbourne Airport about their wildlife issues and how their program is managing them.