We need all of the facts

SYDNEY'S second airport, at Badgerys Creek, might be set for take-off but not everyone is thrilled with the decision.

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce president Vince Movizio said there was not enough information available to determine if this would be a positive move for western Sydney.

"We're not for or against the project because we don't know the pros and cons of it," he said.

"Depending on how many degrees the flight path varies, it's the difference of it going right though Fairfield or missing it — so that's one of the biggest concerns."

He said businesses in the Fairfield CBD wanted clarity on the impact it would have on the area and the repercussions they can expect after the project takes off.

"If someone came to us and told us about the noise we can expect and the traffic then we'd know if we'd be for or against it but no one has said anything," he said.

"That's why everyone is scared of it because they only have facts from 20 years ago. We just want to know the current facts."

He said the NSW Business Chamber had been supportive of the move because of the inherent value to the economy.

"From their point of view, it'll give western Sydney a boost," he said.

"If we didn't need to worry about traffic, noise or pollution, it'd be great for the area because there needs to be a second airport."

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