Goolwa Airport

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Goolwa Airport
Summary
Airport type Private
Owner Geoff Eastwood[1]
Operator Goolwa Airport
Serves Fleurieu Peninsula
Location Goolwa, South Australia[2]
Elevation AMSL 104 ft / 32 m
Coordinates 35°28′54″S 138°45′06″E / 35.48167°S 138.75167°E / -35.48167; 138.75167Coordinates: 35°28′54″S 138°45′06″E / 35.48167°S 138.75167°E / -35.48167; 138.75167
Website www.goolwaairport.com.au
Map
YGWA is located in South Australia
YGWA
YGWA
Location in South Australia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,500 4,921 Bitumen
09/27 680 2,231 Grass
16/34 1,000 3,281 Grass
Sources: AIP,[3] Goolwa Airport[4]

Goolwa Airport (ICAO: YGWA) is an airport located in Goolwa, South Australia 2.2 nautical miles (4.1 km; 2.5 mi) northwest of the town centre. The facility is primarily used for recreational flying and general aviation. The airport hosts the Goolwa Classic Air Show, the biggest non-military air show in South Australia.[1][5]

Runway[edit]

Goolwa Airport has three runways:

  • Runway 01/19 1,500 m (4,921 ft) Bitumen
  • Runway 09/27 680 m (2,231 ft) Grass
  • Runway 16/34 1,000 m (3,281 ft) Grass

Flying school[edit]

There is an approved RA-Aus FTF (Recreational Aviation Australia) located on the airfield: flyingonline.biz

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Huge air show for Goolwa". The Times (Australia). 15 February 2007. Archived from the original on 5 August 2008. Retrieved 2 August 2008. 
  2. ^ "Search result for "Goolwa Aerodrome" (Record no SA0015584) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  3. ^ YGWA – Goolwa (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 17 August 2017
  4. ^ Runway Layout. Goolwa Airport S.A. Retrieved on 2 August 2008.
  5. ^ Alistair Smith (27 February 2005). "Down in the (Murray) mouth". The Age. Retrieved 2 August 2008. 

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