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Coordinates: 37°42′47″S 144°53′22″E / 37.713116°S 144.889508°E /-37.713116; 144.889508
Westfield Airport West is a shopping centre in the suburb of Airport West in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The centre hosts eight major stores, approximately 160 specialty stores including Village Cinemas. It is located on Louis Street, close to the Essendon Airport. The centre opened in 1976, and was upgraded in 1982 and 1999.
The Centre project [ edit ]
The Centre project has seen the closure of the BI-LO supermarket and has seen the launch of a new format, expanded Coles supermarket in the old BI-LO tenancy on 25 November 2010, replacing the former Coles store. Upgrade works to the restroom facilities located near Target were carried out, as well as a new lift being installed in the old Coles site, with
access to the upper-level parking, along with cosmetic changes to the rest of the centre.
Stores [ edit ]
Westfield Airport West features 162 stores all under the one roof. The majors include:
Access [ edit ]
Westfield Airport West has an outdoor and rooftop parking area, which is able to hold more than 2000 cars. No undercover parking is available in the area. Five bus routes service the centre, which stop in an interchange on Louis Street and connect shoppers with Moonee Ponds, Airport West, Niddrie, Strathmore, Broadmeadows, Tullamarine, Gladstone Park, Gowanbrae and Westmeadows.
Route 59 trams service the centre, running from Elizabeth Street in Melbourne CBD, and terminating close to the centre. The Route 902 SmartBus also services the centre. Running from Chelsea Station via Springvale, Nunawading, Greensbrough & Broadmeadows.
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