Charters Towers Airport

The Charters Towers Airport is a non-controlled Airport (no tower) and has 2 runways (The main runway 06/24 is sealed, the secondary runway 01/19 is unsealed).

The main runway has a length of 1736 metres and full pilot-activated lighting is available with generator backup.  Refuelling facilities are available at the Charters Towers Airport.

Gliding operations are also conducted here. Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

Landing fees apply:

For the 2016/17 financial year all aircraft are charged $8.00 (including GST) per tonne. Per aircraft annual landing fees are available - contact Council for more information.

Aviation fuel is available only on the air–side at Charters Towers Airport.  Aircraft can use the self-serve facility without assistance.

For the filling of storage vessels air-side access is required and this can be arranged via the on-call Airport Reporting Officer (ARO), on mobile 0428 440 143.  Please note dispensing of aviation fuel to individuals is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, however 24 hours’ notice is required for the ARO to assist with the issuing of fuel, otherwise call-out fees may apply (with a surcharge levied for weekends and public holidays). 

For any issues regarding delivery, payment or quality of fuel, please contact Bernie Forster (the operator of the fuel facility), on mobile 0400 276 211.

Greenvale Airstrip

The Greenvale Airstrip is a grass/graded gravel runway.  Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

Pentland Airstrip

Pentland Airstrip is a 1200 metre grass/graded gravel runway.  Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

Ravenswood Airstrip

The Ravenswood Airstrip is a 1000 metre graded gravel runway.  Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

Breddan Airstrip

Breddan Airstrip is a 1900 metre grass/gravel runway.  Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

Hervey Range Airstrip

Hervey Range Airstrip is a military strip located approximately 12 kilometres south of Hervey Range.  It is a 900 metre gravel runway.  Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

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