Fortescue Dave Forrest Airport

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Fortescue Dave Forrest Airport
OperatorFMG Chichester Pty Ltd
Elevation AMSL1,565 ft / 477 m
Coordinates22°17′31″S 119°26′14″E / 22.29194°S 119.43722°E / -22.29194; 119.43722Coordinates: 22°17′31″S 119°26′14″E / 22.29194°S 119.43722°E / -22.29194; 119.43722
YFDF is located in Western Australia
Location in Western Australia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,300 7,546 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Fortescue Dave Forrest Airport (IATA: KFE, ICAO: YFDF) is located about 5 km (3.1 mi) northeast of Fortescue Metals Group's Cloud Break mine in Western Australia. The airport is only served by charter flights from airlines across Western Australia. The airport has the ability to operate with one Airbus A320 or Boeing 737 and has full baggage handling services. The open-air terminal buildings are around 500 square metres (5,400 sq ft) and do not have any security services in the terminal.


Network Aviation Charter: Perth, Port Hedland
QantasLink operated by Cobham Charter: Perth
Jetstar Charter: Perth[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ YFDF – Fortescue Dave Forrest (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018, Aeronautical Chart
  2. ^ Missing or empty |title= (help)