List of airports in the Melbourne area

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List of airports in the Melbourne area is located in Melbourne
Melbourne Airport
Melbourne Airport
Avalon Airport
Avalon Airport
Essendon Airport
Essendon Airport
Moorabbin Airport
Moorabbin Airport
Lilydale Airport
Lilydale Airport
RAAF Williams
RAAF Williams
Coldstream Airport
Coldstream Airport
Melbourne airports

The following are active airports serving the Melbourne area.

Main airports[edit]

The following are the four airports that offer regularly scheduled passenger flights.

  • Melbourne Airport (IATA: MELICAO: YMML) is located in Tullamarine to the north-west of the city and is by far the busiest airport serving the city with domestic flights to every state and territory of Australia, as well as Africa, Europe, Asia, Oceania and North America. The airport is a major hub for both Qantas and Virgin Australia, and home base for Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways Australia, and cargo airlines Australian air Express and Toll Priority.
  • Avalon Airport (IATA: AVVICAO: YMAV) is located to the south-west, outside the city of Geelong, and is the next most prominent airport with Jetstar Airways serving the airport.
  • Essendon Airport (IATA: MEBICAO: YMEN) is located in the middle north-west of the city and was formerly the primary airport for Melbourne. It is now limited to a handful of passenger airlines and is primarily used for general aviation and cargo flights.
  • Moorabbin Airport (IATA: MBWICAO: YMMB) is located in the middle southern suburbs and offers a limited number of passenger flights but is the primary general aviation airport in the city.

Other airports[edit]

  • Coldstream Airport (ICAO: YCEM) located in Melbourne’s scenic Yarra Valley. The airport is a part of Coldstream and was established in 1962 on the Doake Family property and is a centre for pilot and aviation engineering training and aviation social activities. It provides charter and scenic flights throughout the state and is a base for aerial fire-fighting services.
  • Lilydale Airport (ICAO: YLIL) is located in the Yarra Valley near Yarra Glen. In operation since 1968, Lilydale caters for a large number of pilot training flights, 'joyflights', and passenger flights to various parts of the Alpine region.
  • RAAF Williams (ICAO: YMPC) is located at Point Cook

List[edit]

Community   Airport name   Type   ICAO   IATA   Coordinates  
Avalon Avalon Airport Public YMAV AVV 38°02′22″S 144°28′10″E / 38.03944°S 144.46944°E / -38.03944; 144.46944 (Avalon Airport)
Coldstream Coldstream Airport Private YCEM 37°43′42″S 145°24′30″E / 37.72833°S 145.40833°E / -37.72833; 145.40833 (Coldstream Airport)
Essendon Essendon Airport Public YMEN MEB 37°43′41″S 144°54′07″E / 37.72806°S 144.90194°E / -37.72806; 144.90194 (Essendon Airport)
Lilydale Lilydale Airport Private YLIL 37°41′30″S 145°22′00″E / 37.69167°S 145.36667°E / -37.69167; 145.36667 (Lilydale Airport)
Moorabbin Moorabbin Airport Public YMMB MBW 37°58′33″S 145°06′08″E / 37.97583°S 145.10222°E / -37.97583; 145.10222 (Moorabbin Airport)
Point Cook RAAF Williams Military YMPC 37°55′54″S 144°45′12″E / 37.93167°S 144.75333°E / -37.93167; 144.75333 (RAAF Williams)
Melbourne Airport Melbourne Airport Public YMML MEL 37°40′24″S 144°50′36″E / 37.67333°S 144.84333°E / -37.67333; 144.84333 (Melbourne Airport)

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