Leaving Essendon Fields and Airport West during Tullamarine Freeway closure

Map showing detours out of Essendon Fields and Airport West when the Tullamarine is fully closed.

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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 when leaving Essendon Fields and Airport West:

To head north on the Tullamarine Freeway

  1. Turn left onto Melrose Drive.
  2. Turn right at the roundabout onto Mickleham Road.
  3. Take the northbound entry ramp onto the Tullamarine Freeway.

To head south on the Tullamarine Freeway / CityLink

  1. Turn left onto Melrose Drive.
  2. Turn left onto Sharps Road.
  3. Turn left onto Keilor Park Drive.
  4. Take the city-bound entry ramp onto the Calder Freeway.


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