Margaret River Airport

Last updated

Margaret River Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
Operator Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
Location Margaret River (Bramley), Western Australia, Australia
Elevation  AMSL 374 ft / 114 m
Coordinates 33°55′48″S115°06′00″E / 33.93000°S 115.10000°E / -33.93000; 115.10000 Coordinates: 33°55′48″S115°06′00″E / 33.93000°S 115.10000°E / -33.93000; 115.10000
Map
Australia Western Australia location map.svg
Airplane silhouette.svg
YMGT
Location in Western Australia
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
mft
02/201,1033,619Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart [1]

Margaret River Airport( IATA : MQZ, ICAO : YMGT) is located in Bramley near Margaret River, Western Australia. It was established in 1981 and sealed in 1999. [2] [3]

Contents

The airport is used by the Royal Flying Doctor Service and private charter flights. [2] Largely government-subsidised flights from Perth to this airport via Busselton, which were operated by Maroomba Airlines and Skippers Aviation, ran from 1999 to 2001. [4]

Access is via Bussell Highway and Margaret River Perimeter Road via Airport Access Road. [5]

See also

Related Research Articles

Margaret River, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Margaret River is a town in the South West of Western Australia, located in the valley of the eponymous Margaret River, 277 kilometres (172 mi) south of Perth, the state capital. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River.

Perth Airport

Perth Airport is an international airport serving Perth, the capital city of Western Australia.

Busselton City in Western Australia

Busselton is a city in the South West region of the state of Western Australia. As of the 2016 census, Busselton had a population of 25,329. Founded in 1832 by the Bussell family, Busselton is 220 km (140 mi) south-west of Perth, the capital of Western Australia. Busselton was voted Western Australia's top tourist town in 1995, 1996, and 2005.

Shire of Augusta–Margaret River Local government area in Western Australia

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is a local government area in the south-west corner of the South West region of Western Australia, approximately 270 kilometres (168 mi) south of Perth. The shire covers an area of 2,243 square kilometres (866 sq mi) and had a population of over 14,000 at the 2016 Census, about half of whom live in the towns of Margaret River and Augusta.

Jandakot Airport

Jandakot Airport is an Australian general aviation airport located in Jandakot, Western Australia. Jandakot airport opened in 1963. From 1 July 1998, Jandakot Airport Holdings purchased a 50-year lease with a 49-year option to operate and maintain the airport including its conservation areas.

Augusta, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. It is the nearest town to Cape Leeuwin, on the furthest southwest corner of the Australian continent. In the 2001 census it had a population of 1,091; by 2016 the population of the town was 1,109.

Busselton Margaret River Airport

Busselton Margaret River Airport, formerly known as Busselton Regional Airport and alternatively known as Busselton-Margaret River Regional Airport, is located in the Busselton suburb of Yalyalup, 6.5 km (4.0 mi) from the Busselton town centre. Busselton is a major regional centre in the South West of Western Australia, about 220 km (140 mi) south of Perth and in the heart of the Margaret River wine region.

RAAF Base Curtin

RAAF Base Curtin, also sometimes RAAF Curtin is a joint use Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) military air base and civil airport located 19 nautical miles southeast of the town of Derby on the north coast of Western Australia in Australia. As it is one of the RAAF's three 'bare bases', no RAAF units are permanently based at Curtin and it is maintained by a small caretaker staff during peacetime.

Bussell Highway

Bussell Highway is a generally north–south highway in the South West of Western Australia. The highway links the city of Bunbury with the town of Augusta and is approximately 140 kilometres (87 mi) in length. The highway is signed State Route 10, except in Busselton where the construction of the Busselton Bypass in 2000 resulted in this stretch being changed to Alternate State Route 10 with the Bypass signed State Route 10.

Broome International Airport

Broome International Airport is a regional airport located 0.4 nautical miles west of the Broome GPO, Western Australia.

Birdsville Airport

Birdsville Airport is an airport serving Birdsville, Queensland, Australia. During the Birdsville Races weekend each September, as many as 200 light aircraft visit the airport, with aviators permitted to camp under the wings of their planes. The Channel Mail Run, the world's longest mail run operates between Port Augusta, South Australia and Birdsville, stopping in the town to collect mail for the remote Queensland cattle stations of Glengyle and Durrie.

Carnarvon Airport (Western Australia)

Carnarvon Airport is an airport at Carnarvon, Western Australia. The airport is publicly owned, meaning that the local government, Shire of Carnarvon, controls it.

Geraldton Airport

Geraldton Airport is an airport located 6 nautical miles east of Geraldton, Western Australia, in Moonyoonooka along the Geraldton – Mount Magnet Road. On average, from 2013 to 2017, more than 120,000 passengers used the airport annually.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport is an airport in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. The airport is 3 nautical miles south of the city.

Port Augusta Airport

Port Augusta Airport is an airport located 3 nautical miles west of Port Augusta, South Australia.

West Wyalong Airport

West Wyalong Airport is an airport located 1 nautical mile south West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia. The airport is operated by the Bland Shire Council.

Scone Airport

Scone Airport, is a public airport in the Upper Hunter Valley, 4 km (2.5 mi) northwest of Scone, New South Wales, Australia. It was built to provide a public aerodrome replacing Nandowra aerodrome on located on "Nandowra", approx. 9 km south of Scone.

Learmonth Airport

Learmonth Airport is a civil airport, co-located on the site of RAAF Base Learmonth, a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base. The airport is located near the town of Exmouth on the north-west coast of Western Australia, in Australia.

Onslow Airport

Onslow Airport is located 2 nautical miles south of the coastal town of Onslow in Western Australia's Pilbara region. The airport is used for FIFO, private charter, general aviation, Royal Flying Doctor Services and Virgin Australia Regional Airlines who operated 8 services per week. The airport is owned and operated by the Shire of Ashburton.

Metricup, Western Australia place in Western Australia

Metricup is a locality near the town of Cowaramup on the Bussell Highway. It is in the Margaret River wine region and its local government area is the City of Busselton. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 226.

References

  1. YMGT – Margaret River  (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia , effective 05 Nov 2020, Aeronautical Chart Archived 10 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 1 2 "Thematic History". Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Heritage Inventory (PDF). Shire of Augusta-Margaret River. p. 45. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  3. "Opening of newly upgraded Margaret River Airstrip". Government of Western Australia. 21 January 1999. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  4. "Busselton air service too expensive to operate: Minister". Government of Western Australia. 3 April 2001. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  5. "Margaret River Perimeter Road reaches practical completion". Government of Western Australia. 28 February 2019. Retrieved 25 August 2019.