Mossop Construction + Interiors

Port Lincoln Airport


Client: District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula
Duration: 12 Months
Value: $8.7m

This project involved the construction of a new 2,500m2 terminal building owned and operated by the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula. Predominately a single storey structure with an upper floor plant room, the new terminal consists of:

  • an arrivals hall
  • departure gates and lounges
  • Qantas and Rex Airlines check-in areas
  • WC amenities
  • land and air side
  • car rental booths
  • baggage check-in and departure gate security screening
  • café zone
  • back of house offices and baggage areas (including the baggage conveyor system as supplied by the client
  • a porte cochere covered vehicle drop off/pick up area, and;
  • entry and internet kiosk points.

The project involved high-level construction detailing and materials including:

  • exposed decorative precast
  • exposed blockwork
  • exposed structural steel porte cochere, and;
  • performance glazing to overcome both acoustic issues and thermal issues.

Perforated plasterboard ceilings and timber slotted feature wall cladding were used to enhance the acoustics of the building and internal spaces. Documented and constructed using 3-dimensional BIM software, Revit, the project also included a major infrastructure upgrade with the installation of new power supplies, switchboards, the supply and installation of a new generator genset; and the installation of a passive HVAC system, via an underground chamber.

Completed in just over 12 months, the building received its first incoming flights and passengers on 6 August 2013.