Boigu Island Airport

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Boigu Island Airport
IATA: GICICAO: YBOI
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Torres Strait Islands Regional Council
Serves Boigu Island, Queensland, Australia
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 09°14′S 142°13′E / 9.233°S 142.217°E / -9.233; 142.217Coordinates: 09°14′S 142°13′E / 9.233°S 142.217°E / -9.233; 142.217
Map
YBOI is located in Queensland
YBOI
YBOI
Location in Queensland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 730 2,395 Sealed
Sources: AIP[1]

Boigu Island Airport (IATA: GIC[2][3]ICAO: YBOI) is an airport serving Boigu Island in Queensland, Australia. It was officially opened as the Charlie Gibuma Memorial Airstrip on 26 July 1981 by Hon. Ken Tomkins, then Queensland Minister for Aboriginal and Island Affairs. The airport is operated by the Torres Strait Islands Regional Council.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 10 ft (3 m) above sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 which is 730 m (2,395 ft) long.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c YBOI – Boigu Island (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014
  2. ^ Accident history for GIC at Aviation Safety Network
  3. ^ Airport information for Boigu Island, Queensland, Australia (YBOI / GIC) at Great Circle Mapper.