Ardmore Airport

Ardmore Airport Ardmore Airport was established in 1943 at the request of the US Airforce for use as an operational base during WW II. Although construction was not completed until 1945, the Airport served as an important base for training New Zealand pilots for action in the Pacific, and as a training centre for returning servicemen as part of the demobilisation effort after the war. Ardmore...

Perth Airport

Perth Airport Strategically located in relation to South East Asia, Europe and Africa, Perth Airport is Australia’s fourth largest airport in terms of passenger traffic and is the winner of the Australian Airports Association (AAA) award for Australian Major Airport of the Year for 2003 and 2004. Only 12 kilometres from the heart of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, the airport is...

Jandakot Airport

Jandakot Airport Opened in 1963, Jandakot Airport is the major General Aviation Airport in Western Australia, and is the busiest airfield and largest aviation training base in Australia. Three runways, associated taxiways, tenant leased property and natural bush land constitutes an area of 622 hectares, 18kmsouth of the city of Perth. The airport provides access for essential service...

Broome International Airport

Broome International Airport When the Geraldton-Derby airmail service first landed at Broome in 1922, the "airport" was any smooth patch of sand on Cable Beach. Sometime in the mid 1920s, a dirt strip was graded adjacent to the old race course, near the airport's current location. By 1935, the east-west airstrip was laid out in its present alignment. As aircraft became larger and faster, the runway...

Avalon Airport Australia

Avalon Airport Australia Avalon Airport began in 1952, when the Commonwealth purchased 4,333 acres to enable the construction and testing of the Canberra Jet Bomber Aircraft. Since that time Avalon Airport has played a key role in Australia's aerospace industry. In early 1997, Linfox purchased a 100 year lease of Avalon Airport. At that time the airport had only 150 people employed on a full time...

Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport By the early 1960s, Melbourne's Essendon Airport facilities were insufficient to meet the increasing demand for air travel. Essendon's runways were too short to handle the newer jet airliners intended for international travel, and the terminals could not handle the increased passenger traffic. Melbourne Airport also known as Tullamarine Airport or the local colloquialism Tulla...

Moorabbin Airport

Moorabbin Airport Moorabbin Airport is one of the Australia's Premier General Aviation and Pilot Training Airports. The 293 hectare site was acquired in 1946 and opened in December 1949. Oddly enough the first landing, a Bristol twin engined freighter, was in an emergency situation before the airport was officially opened and the aircraft was confiscated by the Government. Moorabbin Airport is...

Barwon Heads Airport

Barwon Heads Airport Barwon Heads Airport is a small airfield specifically for light aircraft located near the township of Barwon Heads, Australia in Connewarre, Australia. It is primarily used for scenic flights,private aircraft and flight training. The airport has remained small and undeveloped until recently, where development is soon to commence. In early 2008, a local council permit was given...

Hobart International Airport

Hobart International Airport Hobart International Airport is the primary passenger and freight airport of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The Airport is located on the Eastern shore of the Derwent River, near the semi-rural/industrial suburb of Cambridge; approximately 20 kilometres from the city centre via the Tasman Highway. The airport opened in 1956, replacing the nearby Cambridge Aerodrome as the aerial...

Townsville Airport

Townsville Airport Townsville's first aerodrome was located at Ross River and was licensed by the Department of Civil Aviation on 19 June 1930. The aerodrome was transferred to the City of Townsville in 1937 and the licence lapsed on 31 March 1941. The present airport was developed initially by the City of Townsville, under a provisional licence granted on 26 January 1939 to allow use of the new...

Sunshine Coast Airport

Sunshine Coast Airport The Sunshine Coast Airport is owned, operated and managed by the Sunshine Coast Regional Council. It is the principal airport for the Sunshine Coast. The airport supports a number of regular public transport (RPT) services and a variety of general aviation (GA) activities. These activities are in keeping with the increasing demands of tourism, passenger traffic, general...

Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport Gold Coast Airport at Coolangatta is Australia's fastest growing airport and is the 7th busiest airport in Australia. Gold Coast Airport was previously named "Coolangatta Airport" which is an Aboriginal word meaning "Place of Good View". Over the past 65 years Gold Coast Airport has undergone a major transformation from being an emergency landing strip to an International...

Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport Cairns Airport is an Australian domestic and international airport in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Formerly operated by the Cairns Port Authority, the airport was sold by the Queensland Government in December 2008 to a private consortium. It is the sixth busiest airport in Australia. The airport is located 7 kilometres north of the Cairns central business district in the...

Archerfield Airport

Image - Archerfield Airport Archerfield Airport is Queensland's major centre for general aviation activities. Located just 11kms from the Brisbane CBD and in close proximity to Stradbroke, Moreton and Frazer islands, Archerfield Airport has become a favourite destination for corporate aircraft, charter, flying training and all kinds of maintenance requirements. Archerfield Airport has a multi-runway...

Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport Brisbane Airport is located just 20 minutes from the CBD. It is the largest capital city Airport in area in Australia. The Airport has 24-hour operations - no curfew. More than 16,000 people work on Airport every day. Brisbane Airport offers passengers direct connections to 26 international and 35 domestic destinations. Brisbane Airport is operated and developed by Brisbane...