Mangalore Airport (Victoria)

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Mangalore Airport
Mangalore Airport overview Vabre.jpg
IATA: noneICAO: YMNG
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Mangalore Airport Pty Ltd
Location Mangalore, Victoria
Elevation AMSL 467 ft / 142 m
Coordinates 36°53′18″S 145°11′03″E / 36.88833°S 145.18417°E / -36.88833; 145.18417Coordinates: 36°53′18″S 145°11′03″E / 36.88833°S 145.18417°E / -36.88833; 145.18417
Map
YMNG is located in Victoria
YMNG
YMNG
Location in Victoria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,027 6,650 Asphalt
18/36 1,461 4,793 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Mangalore Airport (ICAO: YMNG) is located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) west[1] Mangalore, Victoria, Australia. The airport is about 2 hours north of Melbourne by road, and is home to the Helicopter Pilot College and Kestrel Aviation.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 31 October 1954, the first Vickers Viscount aircraft delivered to Australia crashed on take-off for a training flight only days after its arrival in Australia, killing 3 of the 7 people on board.[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b YMNG – Mangalore (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014, Aeronautical Chart
  2. ^ "Viscount Crashes" The Argus - 1 November 1954, p.1 (National Library of Australia) Retrieved 2012-07-01
  3. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 6 September 2009.