Filming & Advertising - Avalon Airport

Filming & Advertising

Filming and photography

Melbourne Avalon Airport offers production companies unique opportunities to access an authentic airport location, and is conveniently located only half an hour from Melbourne’s Docklands film and television precinct.

We have the capacity to accommodate large scale international feature films through to domestic television series and commercials, and many Australian television series, films and photo shoots have been produced at this unique location, including Lion, Kath & Kim and Rush, fashion shoots and more.

Not only can film companies access a broad range of airport facilities both ‘airside’ and ‘land side’, but they also have the benefit of having onsite airport personnel who are professionally trained in safety operations, and very familiar with film shoot production protocol.

Melbourne Avalon Airport offers a range of distinctive locations including:


Shoot your next project on our runway or in our hangars

Melbourne Avalon Airport is primarily a commercial airport, and provides runway, taxiway and apron space for general aviation traffic, and our commercial clients.

Access is available to certain areas of the runway and taxiways, these spaces are primarily used for vehicle TVC’s or production action scenes.

Whether you are seeking an office building, a large hangar space or open taxiway areas for film productions and events, Melbourne Avalon Airport presents a world of opportunities.

Facilities available range from large open hangars of approximately 3,000 to 10,000 square metres to smaller scale unique buildings, office facilities, airport terminal and extensive asphalt and concrete pavement areas.

Over the years, we have developed a reputation for creating a flexible and professional environment for filmmaking. Our supportive and experienced service and operations team continues to uphold our “filming made easy” motto.

Top-notch production facilities

We also help cater to the needs of the production staff. Office spaces are available for production offices to set up, with unfurnished spaces available for short-term lease, including:

  • Open plan and private office spaces
  • Boardrooms
  • Kitchenettes
  • Showers, make up mirrors and lighting
  • Phone data cables and connections

More than just a runway

At Avalon we also offer a host of other locations and onsite equipment that may also interest you.


  • Rural / paddocks/ flora and fauna
  • Office space (Building 8)
  • Retired Bomber
  • Helipad


This equipment can be provided to licensed personnel for use or operated by one of Avalon’s friendly property staff.*

Expert staff ready to help

From the moment you make an enquiry with Melbourne Avalon Airport about your production, we are here to help. The teams at Avalon are well regarded for their flexible, ‘can-do’ attitude and aim to make your production as easy as possible.

Safety for you and your crew is paramount and full OH&S safely measures are carefully adhered to. Avalon offers location recces free of charge and encourage you to come down and view the facilities so that you have a full understanding of what is available.

For more information call +61 3 52279100.

Advertising at Avalon

Melbourne Avalon Airport has beautifully-positioned indoor and outdoor advertising spaces available for lease.  

Please contact Andrew at Claude Outdoor at

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