Brooklyn Park - Adelaide Airport
About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Brooklyn Park - Adelaide Airport is 4,959, with a population density of 5.62 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Brooklyn Park - Adelaide Airport is bounded by Sir Donald Bradman Drive, May Terrace and Henley Beach Road in the north, Marion Road, Ralph Street and the eastern boundary of the Adelaide Airport in the east, James Melrose Road and Warren Avenue in the south and Tapleys Hill Road in the west.
Brooklyn Park is thought to be named after Brooklyn in the USA.
2016 ABS ERP
hectares (9 Km2)
persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for market gardens, vineyards, farms and dairies. Growth took place from the 1880s, continuing into the early 1900s and during the interwar period. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The Adelaide Airport was constructed in 1955. The population increased gradually from the mid 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.
Brooklyn Park - Adelaide Airport is an established residential and airport area.
Major features of the area include Adelaide Airport, Harbour Town Shopping Centre, Helenslea Avenue Reserve, Lyons Street Reserve, Lysle Street Reserve, Adelaide College of Divinity and one school.