Inside Sydney Airport on SBS – In this ten-part series for SBS, our team takes viewers behind the scenes at one of the busiest airports in the Southern Hemisphere, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.

Positioned on Botany Bay, Sydney Airport is the gateway to the Pacific Ocean with up to 180,000 people entering the airport precinct every day. Volatile weather patterns, security breaches, technical issues and the human element place pressure on keeping the 900 flights safely on schedule.

Series One, Episode Three: Emergency Exercise

With all the emergency agencies involved in a simulated plane crash exercise, real problems place airport operations in jeopardy.

Dangerous winds close two runways, followed by an electrical outage that blanks flight information boards.

The worst-case scenario becomes a real prospect when the alarm is raised from an explosion inside a passenger terminal.

Inside Sydney Airport – New Episode – SBS Commission – Thursday, 15 June at 7.30pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (10 Parts)

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Inside Sydney Airport on SBS