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Major earthworks

Major earthworks

The Major Earthworks contract was awarded to CPB Contractors and Lendlease Joint Venture (CPBLL JV) in August 2019. 

This work involves significant design and construction responsibilities, including moving around 25 million cubic metres of earth to support construction of the major elements of the airport, such as the runway and terminal. 

Works will also include:

  • survey, investigation and salvage works
  • vegetation clearing
  • removing of existing roads, fencing and redundant utilities
  • construction of temporary site facilities (site offices, carparks and access roads)
  • installation of permanent and temporary drainage

Standard work hours:
•    Monday – Friday - 7am – 6pm
•    Saturdays – 8am – 1pm

Out of hours work
We will consult and notify impacted residents prior to working outside of standard construction hours.


Construction Notification 1 - November 2019 PDF:3.01 MB
Construction Notification 2 - February 2020 PDF: 326 KB 
Construction Notification 3 - March - April 2020 PDF: 250 KB
Construction Notification 4 - May 2020 PDF:204 KB


If you have any questions, or would like to provide feedback about the works, please contact the bulk earthworks team: