Mildura Airport ( IATA: MQL, ICAO: YMIA) is located 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) southwest of [2 ] Mildura, Victoria, Australia. It is the busiest regional airport in Victoria, the [4 ] 32nd busiest Australian airport and has twice been named Australia's Rural Airport of the Year. [3 ] [5 ]
World War II it was taken over by the Royal Australian Air Force as RAAF Base Mildura. [6 ]
QantasLink ( de Havilland Dash 8 400) and Regional Express ( Saab 340) offer scheduled air services. Virgin Australia ( Embraer ERJ-190) began the first scheduled jet service from 13 October 2008. It is also home to Cobden Air and the Mildura Aero Club.
Its terminal facilities underwent renovation in September 2012, a $6.4 million revamp by builders Mossop Construction + Interiors. This was completed to modernize the airport, as well as increase its passenger handling capabilities to support future air travel growth.
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Exterior view of Mildura Airport terminal
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Busiest domestic routes into and out of Mildura Airport (FY 2012 ) [1 ] [8 ]
Victoria Melbourne 196,721
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