Chinchilla Airport

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Chincilla Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorWestern Downs Regional Council
ServesChincilla, Queensland, Australia
Opened28 October 1967
Elevation AMSL1,030 ft / 314 m
Coordinates26°46′10″S 150°37′00″E / 26.76944°S 150.61667°E / -26.76944; 150.61667Coordinates: 26°46′10″S 150°37′00″E / 26.76944°S 150.61667°E / -26.76944; 150.61667
Map
YCCA is located in Queensland
YCCA
YCCA
Location in Queensland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,066 3,497 Asphalt
03/21 594 1,949 Grass
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Chinchilla Airport (IATA: CCL, ICAO: YCCA) is an airport serving Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia.

The airport is served by 2-3 weekday charter flights to Taroom and Brisbane operated by Skytrans Airlines using their Dash-8-100 aircraft.

History[edit]

Work commenced on the Chinchilla Aerodrome in 1967. Land for the facility was resumed in March and construction completed later that year. The first aircraft landed at the airport on 26 October 1967 and the facility was opened by Reginald Swartz two days later on 28 October 1967.[2] The facility was initially opened with a gravel runway, which was later sealed in 1987.[2]

TAA operated services from the airport from around its opening until the end of 1973[2].

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ YCCA – Chincilla (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018, Aeronautical Chart Archived 11 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b c Matthews, Tony (2004). "23". Footsteps Through Time: A History of Chinchilla Shire. 2. Chinchilla Shire Council. pp. 859–863. ISBN 0975210815.