Victoria’s Avalon Airport could become new COVID returned traveller base after hotel quarantine outbreak

Avalon Airport could become dwelling for a COVID-19 quarantine base beneath a new plan to cope with returned travellers.

Linfox and Avalon Airport are engaged on the plan and need to construct a village proper subsequent to the tarmac.

It could have the potential to carry tons of of returned travellers and is predicted to cut back the danger of getting hotel quarantine in Melbourne’s CBD.

Avalon Airport Chief Govt Justin Giddings instructed 7NEWS they’ve plans for 300 rooms proper subsequent to the worldwide terminal.

“We are able to do this fairly shortly,” he mentioned.

Grounded Qantas and Virgin Australia aircraft are seen parked at Avalon Airport in Melbourne.
Grounded Qantas and Virgin Australia plane are seen parked at Avalon Airport in Melbourne. Credit score: MICHAEL DODGE/AAPIMAGE