Bathurst Island Airport

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Bathurst Island Airport
Bathurst Island Runway approach.jpg
Bathurst Island runway approach, 2011
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Tiwi Island Shire Council
Serves Bathurst Island, Australia
Location Wurrumiyanga
Elevation AMSL 67 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 11°46′09″S 130°37′11″E / 11.76917°S 130.61972°E / -11.76917; 130.61972Coordinates: 11°46′09″S 130°37′11″E / 11.76917°S 130.61972°E / -11.76917; 130.61972
Map
YBTI is located in Northern Territory
YBTI
YBTI
Location in the Northern Territory
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 1,470 4,823 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Bathurst Island Airport (IATA: BRTICAO: YBTI) is located at Wurrumiyanga, on the south east coast of Bathurst Island, Australia. The airport has a sealed runway, which is 1,470 m × 30 m (4,823 ft × 98 ft), making it unsuitable for larger commercial jets. However, there are regular, smaller commercial tours to the island. Bathurst Island Airport is 80 km (50 mi) from Darwin International Airport.

History[edit]

The Royal Australian Air Force utilised the airfield during World War II.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ YBTI – Bathurst Island (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 25 May 2017, Aeronautical Chart

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