Griffith Airport

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Griffith Airport
New Griffith Airport Terminal.JPG
IATA: GFFICAO: YGTH
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Griffith City Council
Serves Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
Elevation AMSL 439 ft / 134 m
Coordinates 34°15′06″S 146°04′00″E / 34.25167°S 146.06667°E / -34.25167; 146.06667Coordinates: 34°15′06″S 146°04′00″E / 34.25167°S 146.06667°E / -34.25167; 146.06667
Map
YGTH is located in New South Wales
YGTH
YGTH
Location in New South Wales
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,704 5,591 Asphalt
18/36 600 1,969 Clay
Sources: Australian AIP[1]

Griffith Airport (IATA: GFFICAO: YGTH) is an airport serving Griffith, New South Wales, Australia.[1] It is located 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) north of Griffith and operated by the Griffith City Council.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 439 ft (134 m) above sea level. It has two runways: 06/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,704 m × 30 m (5,591 ft × 98 ft) and 18/36 with a clay surface measuring 600 m × 30 m (1,969 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

A Par-Avion Cessna 404 Titan at Griffith Airport
Airlines Destinations
Regional Express Airlines Narrandera, Sydney
Par-Avion Melbourne - Essendon[2]

Regional Express withdrew services to and from Melbourne in July 2012.[3]

Statistics[edit]

Griffith Airport was ranked 48th in Australia for the number of revenue passengers served in financial year 2009-2010.[4]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Griffith Airport[4]
Year[5] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001-02
31,419
2,845
2002-03
32,230
3,183
2003-04
42,596
3,232
2004-05
53,675
3,536
2005-06
60,066
3,128
2006-07
62,625
2,692
2007-08
79,430
3,937
2008-09
58,799
2,822
2009-10
64,410
3,392
2010-11
69,266
3,626

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d YGTH – GRIFFITH (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014
  2. ^ Morphett, Jack (28 February 2014). ""CASA gives all clear for new Melbourne route"". The Area News (Griffith). 
  3. ^ http://rex.com.au/MediaRelease/Files/306_MR%2020120509%20-%20Rex%20Cuts%20Route%20Due%20Government%20Taxes.pdf
  4. ^ a b "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"
  5. ^ Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June

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