Melton Airfield

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Melton Airfield
Airport typePrivate
OperatorE. Reeve
LocationMelton, Victoria
Elevation AMSL670 ft / 204 m
Coordinates37°37′18″S 144°33′54″E / 37.62167°S 144.56500°E / -37.62167; 144.56500Coordinates: 37°37′18″S 144°33′54″E / 37.62167°S 144.56500°E / -37.62167; 144.56500
YMEL is located in Victoria
Location in Victoria
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 460 1,509 Turf/Grass
04/22 842 2,762 Hard surface
10/28 802 2,631 Turf/Grass
Sources: Australian AIP[1]

Melton Airfield (ICAO: YMEL) is a small grass strip airfield located approximately 5 km (3.1 mi) north of the city centre of Melton in the City of Melton, Victoria, Australia. It is located at the intersection of Coburns Road and Diggers Rest - Coimadai Road. The small grass airstrip runs approximately east-west. The airfield is home to the Melton Air Services.[2] It has four hangars and parking for light aircraft, an office and vehicle parking.

The airfield was originally begun by Mr. Terry Fogarty Snr. and in the early days known as "Fogarty's Field". Mr. Terry Fogarty Jnr. served as a flying instructor there for many years.[3]

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  1. ^ YMEL – Melton (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018
  2. ^ Melton Air Services
  3. ^ Melton Air Services - About Us