Bourke Airport

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Bourke Airport
Airport type Public
Location Bourke, New South Wales
Elevation AMSL 352 ft / 107 m
Coordinates 30°02′18″S 145°57′06″E / 30.03833°S 145.95167°E / -30.03833; 145.95167Coordinates: 30°02′18″S 145°57′06″E / 30.03833°S 145.95167°E / -30.03833; 145.95167
YBKE is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 1,830 6,004 Asphalt
18/36 1,000 3,281 Grass
Source: AIP Enroute Supplement[1]

Bourke Airport (IATA: BRKICAO: YBKE) is an airport located 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) north[1] of Bourke, New South Wales, Australia. The airport was opened for access in 1943 as a base for World War II. The airport was used by the Royal Australian Air Force to bring in supplies during the floods in 1976 and 1990.

The airport is located at an elevation of 352 ft (107 m) above sea level. It has two runways: 05/23, an asphalt runway 1,830 m (6,004 ft) long, and 18/36, a grass runway 1,000 m (3,281 ft) long.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c YBKE – Bourke (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 10 November 2016

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