Airport West is a suburb about 11km north west of Melbourne. Funnily enough, as the name suggests the area is located west of an airport, this being the Melbourne Essendon Airport. The suburb is also only a stone’s throw down the Tullamarine Freeway from the larger Melbourne Airport. Whether you’re travelling to the area and in need of a car or a local who needs something to get from a to b for a few hours then Budget Car Hire in Airport West have got you covered.


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Airport West

2 Moore Road
Airport West, VIC 3042

Airport West is situated in the City of Moonee Valley, within Melbourne. The local area has a few boasts including the Moonee Valley Racecourse in Moonee Ponds. The club is one of the oldest in Australia being founded in 1883. The Cox Plate which takes place at the course is recognised as part of the World Series of Racing. You don’t have to be a racing aficionado to have heard of some of the previous winners – including Phar Lap, Might and Power, Makybe Diva, Northerly and So You Think.

If you’re in Victoria then you’ll be probably be hard pressed to escape any AFL related activity and it’s usually worth your time to become a little familiar with the sport. A few notable AFL players and coaches hail from Airport West and just south of the suburb is the home ground for the Essendon Bombers, one of the most successful AFL clubs in terms of premiership wins. Though you’ll have to travel to Etihad Stadium or the Melbourne Cricket Ground to attend a home game, die hard fans are probably going to want to take a drive to Essendon Recreation Reserve to see where it all began.

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