Gawler Aerodrome

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Gawler Aerodrome
Airport type Private
Owner Light Regional Council
Operator Adelaide Soaring Club
Location Gawler, South Australia, Australia
Elevation AMSL 165 ft / 50 m
Coordinates 34°36′00″S 138°43′08″E / 34.60000°S 138.71889°E / -34.60000; 138.71889Coordinates: 34°36′00″S 138°43′08″E / 34.60000°S 138.71889°E / -34.60000; 138.71889
YGAW is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
23/05 1,245 4,084 Gravel, Bitumen and Grass
13/31 1,034 3,392 Gravel, Bitumen and Grass

Gawler Aerodrome is located in Gawler, South Australia. The aerodrome is owned by the Light Regional Council of South Australia and is operated by the Adelaide Soaring Club. The Gawler Airfield Squadron[1] of the Australian Air League, a national uniformed cadet organisation promoting and encouraging the interest of aviation and flying training in the youth of Australia, is also located at Gawler Aerodrome.


The aerodrome was built during World War II by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in 1941 and was used as an RAAF Station. An operations building, remote receiving building and transmitting building were constructed as part of the facilities.

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