Bendigo Airport (Victoria)

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Bendigo Airport
Bendigo Airport overview Vabre.jpg
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 1,6 52 Asphalt
05/23 767 2,516 Grass
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.

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.

In April 1983 Prince Charles flew into Bendigo Airport

Airport Facilities[edit]

Bendigo Airport has a small terminal building which is located on the western side . "MyJet" have a larger terminal which is used for charter aircraft. The BFC ( Bendigo Flying Club) and the BAS (Bendigo Aviation Services) teach people to fly and also operate joy flights over Bendigo.

MyJet operates charter flights in and out of Bendigo Airport with small private jets.

The airport has privately owned sheds to store small 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 the 19th 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. The pilot and passenger were not injured.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ YBDG – Bendigo (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 17 August 2017, Aeronautical Chart Archived 10 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine.

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