Milingimbi Airport

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Milingimbi Airport
IATA: MGTICAO: YMGB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Milingimbi Community Inc.
Location Milingimbi Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Elevation AMSL 53 ft / 16 m
Coordinates 12°05′40″S 134°53′37″E / 12.09444°S 134.89361°E / -12.09444; 134.89361Coordinates: 12°05′40″S 134°53′37″E / 12.09444°S 134.89361°E / -12.09444; 134.89361
Map
YMGB is located in Northern Territory
YMGB
YMGB
Location in the Northern Territory
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,410 4,626 Gravel
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Milingimbi Airport (IATA: MGTICAO: YMGB) is an airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) east northeast of Milingimbi on Milingimbi Island, Northern Territory in Australia. The airport received funding for security upgrades in 2006.[1]

History[edit]

The airfield was constructed by Milingimbi Mission's Aboriginal residents on behalf of the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II.

Units based at Milingimbi Airfield during World War II[edit]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Mission Aviation Fellowship Gove, Darwin
Airnorth Darwin, Maningrida

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ YMGB – Milingimbi (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014, Aeronautical Chart