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 Four: Rain

Sydney is experiencing one of the rainiest seasons on record. With violent storms closing two runways, an incoming flight relays a distress call to the Integrated Operations Centre.

A man has suffered an apparent heart attack on board. Will the plane be able to land in this weather? Later, a fire training drill turns into a real emergency as an on-board fire is reported from another plane.

Inside Sydney Airport – New Episode – SBS Commission – Thursday, 22 June at 7.30pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (10 Parts)

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Inside Sydney Airport on SBS