Bendigo Airport (Victoria)

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Bendigo Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator City of Greater Bendigo
Location East Bendigo, Bendigo, Victoria
Elevation AMSL 705 ft / 215 m
Coordinates 36°44′22″S 144°19′47″E / 36.73944°S 144.32972°E / -36.73944; 144.32972Coordinates: 36°44′22″S 144°19′47″E / 36.73944°S 144.32972°E / -36.73944; 144.32972
Map
YBDG is located in Victoria
YBDG
YBDG
Location in Victoria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 1,600 5,249 Asphalt
05/23 767 2,516 Grass / Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Bendigo Airport (IATA: BXGICAO: YBDG), is located in East Bendigo just north of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, just off the Midland Highway. The airport is about 10 minutes drive from the CBD of Bendigo.

In 2017 Bendigo Airport was upgraded with a new taxiway system, new lighting and a new 1.6 km north–south runway. New lighting and signage was also added.

Facilities[edit]

Bendigo Airport has a small terminal building which is located on the western side.

The airport has privately owned hangers to store aircraft north of the terminal and apron.

Operators[edit]

Operator Type Aircraft
Air Ambulance Victoria Medical Beechcraft B200C King Air
MyJet Charter

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 19 May 2015, a Cirrus SR22T registered VH-EPG from Moorabbin to Mildura declared a PAN PAN after smoke built up in the cockpit. On approach the aircraft cleared a row of trees and made a final landing on runway 17. Emergency crews responded to the emergency. The pilot and passenger were not injured.
  • On the 17 December 2017 an ultralight plane crashed during takeoff. The aircraft was registered 23-8769 . The pilot and the instructor were taken to Bendigo Hospital with minor injuries. Emergency services were called to the scene. The cause of the crash is unknown.The ATSB are investigating the accident

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ YBDG – Bendigo (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 09 November 2017, Aeronautical Chart Archived 10 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]