Mascot is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of
New South Wales, Australia. Mascot is located 7
kilometres south of the Sydney central business
district and is the administrative centre of the
City of Botany Bay. Mascot is on the north-west
side of Botany Bay and contains Sydney Airport.
Mascot has a mixture of residential, commercial
and industrial areas. The main shopping centre
is located on Botany Road. The area around
Mascot railway station is being redeveloped
to contain high-density commercial and
residential developments. The Police
Headquarters for the local Botany Bay Area
Command is on Botany Road and Mascot
Ambulance Station is situated directly opposite.
Mascot Fire Station is located in Coward Street,
beside the City of Botany Bay Council
Sydney Airport, Sydney's principal airport, takes
up a large part of the suburb.