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:
For the 2019/20 financial year all aircraft are charged $9.00 (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 BB Aero Maintenance on 0488 063 993 or 0490 114 711. Otherwise please contact the on-call Airport Reporting Officer (ARO), on mobile 0428 440 143. In the instance that the ARO is contacted, please note, dispensing of aviation fuel to individuals is available only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 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, who will assist if available. Otherwise call the ARO, on mobile 0428 440 143.
The Greenvale Airstrip is a grass/graded gravel runway. Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.
Pentland Airstrip is a 1,200 metre grass/graded gravel runway. Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.
The Ravenswood Airstrip is a 1,000 metre graded gravel runway. Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.
Breddan Airstrip is a 1,900 metre grass/gravel runway. Animal and bird hazards are known to exist at this site.
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.