Bairnsdale Airport

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Bairnsdale Aerodrome
Airport typePublic
OperatorEast Gippsland Shire Council
LocationBairnsdale, Victoria
Elevation AMSL165 ft / 50 m
Coordinates37°53′15″S 147°34′04″E / 37.88750°S 147.56778°E / -37.88750; 147.56778Coordinates: 37°53′15″S 147°34′04″E / 37.88750°S 147.56778°E / -37.88750; 147.56778
YBNS is located in Victoria
Location in Victoria
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,101 3,612 Asphalt
13/31 850 2,789 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Bairnsdale Airport (IATA: BSJ, ICAO: YBNS) is located 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) south west[1] of Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia, off the Princes Highway.

It was originally RAAF Station Bairnsdale, which was a training establishment formed during World War II. No. 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU) and the General Reconnaissance School (GRS) were based there during the war years.

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  1. ^ a b YBNS – Bairnsdale (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018, Aeronautical Chart Archived 11 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine.