Clarence Valley Regional Airport

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Clarence Valley Regional Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorClarence Valley Council
LocationGrafton, New South Wales
Elevation AMSL110 ft / 34 m
Coordinates29°45′36″S 153°01′48″E / 29.76000°S 153.03000°E / -29.76000; 153.03000Coordinates: 29°45′36″S 153°01′48″E / 29.76000°S 153.03000°E / -29.76000; 153.03000
Websitewww.clarence.nsw.gov.au
Map
YGFN is located in New South Wales
YGFN
YGFN
Location in New South Wales
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,709 5,607 Asphalt
Statistics (2009/2010)
Revenue Passengers18,401
Aircraft movements2,670

Clarence Valley Regional Airport (IATA: GFN, ICAO: YGFN) also known as Grafton Airport, is an airport 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) southeast[2] of Grafton, New South Wales, Australia. In addition 24 weekly services to Sydney operated by Regional Express Airlines, the airport is used by the NSW Air Ambulance Service, Royal Flying Doctor Service, RACQ Careflight Rescue Helicopter Service, Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service, and community service flights such as Angel Flight and Little Wings. During the warmer spring and summer months, Grafton Airport is frequently used as a base for aircraft engaged in aerial firefighting by the NSW Rural Fire Service which has an established aviation branch at the airport. In 2013, the Clarence Valley Council which operates the airport secured $2.12 million funding through loans and grants to upgrade the facilities at the airport.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Regional Express Lismore, Sydney

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grafton Regional Airport Business Plan" (PDF). Clarence Valley Council. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2014.
  2. ^ YGFN – Clarence Valley (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 15 August 2019
  3. ^ "Clarence Valley". The Australian Business Journal. Archived from the original on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 16 November 2014.

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