Broken Hill Airport

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Broken Hill Airport
Broken Hill Airport overview Vabre.jpg
IATA: BHQICAO: YBHI
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Council of the City of Broken Hill
Location Broken Hill, New South Wales
Elevation AMSL 959 ft / 292 m
Coordinates 32°00′06″S 141°28′18″E / 32.00167°S 141.47167°E / -32.00167; 141.47167Coordinates: 32°00′06″S 141°28′18″E / 32.00167°S 141.47167°E / -32.00167; 141.47167
Website www.brokenhill.nsw.gov.au
Map
YBHI is located in New South Wales
YBHI
YBHI
Location in New South Wales
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,515 8,251 Asphalt
14/32 1,000 3,281 Grass
Statistics (2010-11[1])
Passengers 63,098
Aircraft movements 2,846
Sources: AIP,[2] Statistics from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics[3]

Broken Hill Airport (IATA: BHQICAO: YBHI) is an airport located 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) southeast[2] of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

The airport currently is used as a base of operations for the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia South-Eastern section thus making it a very important hub for this service.

It is also used extensively by the mining industry.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Regional Express Adelaide, Dubbo, Sydney, Mildura, Melbourne

Statistics[edit]

Broken Hill Airport was ranked 51st in Australia for the number of revenue passengers served in financial year 2009-2010.[3]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Broken Hill[3]
Year[1] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001-02
28,287
1,998
2002-03
29,168
2,215
2003-04
34,457
2,313
2004-05
39,281
2,412
2005-06
43,631
2,441
2006-07
48,405
2,453
2007-08
59,561
2,841
2008-09
55,809
2,738
2009-10
60,469
2,682
2010-11
63,098
2,846

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June
  2. ^ a b YBHI – Broken Hill (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014
  3. ^ a b c "Airport Traffic Data 1985-86 to 2010-11". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). May 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012.  Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"