Kingaroy Airport

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Kingaroy Airport
Airport type Public
Operator South Burnett Regional
Location Kingaroy, Queensland
Elevation AMSL 1,492 ft / 455 m
Coordinates 26°34′48″S 151°50′30″E / 26.58000°S 151.84167°E / -26.58000; 151.84167Coordinates: 26°34′48″S 151°50′30″E / 26.58000°S 151.84167°E / -26.58000; 151.84167
YKRY is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 1,600 5,249 Asphalt
05/23 1,303 4,275 Grass/Brown silt clay
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Kingaroy Airport or Sir Joh Bjelke Petersen Airport (IATA: KGYICAO: YKRY) is an airport located 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) south[1] of Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia.

There are two runways, the main is 16/34 and is 1,600 m × 30 m (5,249 ft × 98 ft) and the second, 05/23, is 1,303 m × 30 m (4,275 ft × 98 ft). There is currently charter flights to the gas fields in far west Queensland.[1]

The airport has an active gliding club, the Kingaroy Soaring Club that makes use of some of the world war II infrastructure for its hangar, club house and bunk house. (Kingaroy was part of the Brisbane Line.)

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  1. ^ a b c YKRY – Kingaroy (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 25 May 2017, Aeronautical Chart

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