Access into Essendon Fields and Airport West during Tullamarine Freeway closure

Map showing how to get into Essendon Fields during the full freeway closure.

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Detour details

When we close the Tullamarine Freeway between the M80 Ring Road and the Calder Freeway you will need to use the following detours to get to Essendon Fields and Airport West.

Access to Essendon Fields will be via Wirraway Road. Access to Airport West will be via Matthews Avenue:

  1. Heading south on the Tullamarine, use Mickleham Road and Melrose Drive.
  2. Heading east on the M80 Ring Road, use the Melrose Drive exit.
  3. Heading north on CityLink, take the Keilor Road exit, turn right onto Keilor Road and left onto Matthews Avenue.
  4. Heading south on the Calder Freeway, take the Fullarton Road exit and then turn left onto Matthews Avenue.


If you have any questions about this detour then contact us on 1300 783 947 (select option 2) or