Tennant Creek Airport

Tennant Creek Airport

Tennant Creek Airport is a small regional airport located near Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia. During World War II the airfield was utilised as a staging airfield between South Australia and Darwin, Northern Territory by the Royal Australian Air Force.


Airport Development Group (ADG) is the ultimate parent of the group that owns Darwin International Airport, Alice Springs Airport and Tennant Creek Airport.

ADG acquired a lease for the three Northern Territory Airport's from the Commonwealth Government with a commencement date of 10 June 1998 and total consideration in the order of $110 million.

The terminal facilities at Tennant Creek Airport were constructed during the 1960's, although the airport itself was used during World War II.

The airport does not currently service any commercial flights, however it does have facilities for handling minor air freight. Passenger facilities at the airport include an airport terminal, luggage handling facilities and a free car park.

The main runway (07/25) is 1959 metres long by 30 metres wide which can normally accommodate most commuter aircraft. Larger aircraft can also use the runway in an emergency but may have difficulty parking. The second runway (11/29) is 1057 metres long by 18 metres wide. Runway 07/25 is equipped with Low Intensity Runway Lighting and AT-VASIS in both directions. Low Intensity Runway Lighting is also available on Runway 11/29. All lighting is pilot operated on PAL 120.6. The terminal apron can normally accommodate up to three aircraft below 5,700 KG in weight.

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Location

Tennant Creek Airport
Irvine Street, Tennant Creek P O Box 35
Northern Territory, NT 0861
Australia

Contact Info
Telephone: 
+ 61 8 8962 2894
Email: 
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Alice Springs Aerodrome Weather info
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Location of this weather station:
463.3 km South

Reported on:
Tue, 2018-04-24 01:00


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