Airports and Airstrips

Charters Towers Airport

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

The main runway has a length of 1,736 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:

  • All aircraft are charged $9.00 (including GST) per tonne. Per aircraft annual landing fees are available - contact Council for more information.

Aviation fuel including Jet A-1 and AVGAS is available airside at Charters Towers Airport. The dispensing and sale of aviation fuels is privately operated at this site.

 For the filling of approved storage vessels airside - Monday to Friday and excluding public holidays and weekends, please contact the Charters Towers agency - Towers Gas and Camping (168 Gill Street Charters Towers) - Contact number is 07 4787 1622. Prior notice of twenty-four (24) hours is required to arrange fuel dispensing, otherwise surcharges may apply.

For any issues regarding fuel delivery, payment or quality of aviation fuels, please contact Bernie Forster - Aviation Operations Manager with Air Fuel Townsville on 07 4774 5539 or via email.

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 1,200 metre grass/graded gravel runway.  Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

Ravenswood Airstrip

The Ravenswood Airstrip is a 1,000 metre graded gravel runway.  Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.

Breddan Airstrip

Breddan Airstrip is a 1,900 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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