Overview of Mildura Airport
|IATA: MQL – ICAO: YMIA|
|Operator||Mildura Airport Pty Ltd.|
|Elevation AMSL||167 ft / 51 m|
Mildura Airport (IATA: MQL, ICAO: YMIA) is located 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) southwest of Mildura, Victoria, Australia. It is the busiest regional airport in Victoria, the 32nd busiest Australian airport and has twice been named Australia's Rural Airport of the Year.
QantasLink (de Havilland Dash 8 400) and Regional Express (Saab 340) offer scheduled air services. Virgin Australia (Embraer ERJ-190) began the first scheduled jet service from 13 October 2008. It is also home to Cobden Air and the Mildura Aero Club.
Its terminal facilities underwent renovation in September 2012, a $6.4 million revamp by builders Mossop Construction + Interiors. This was completed to modernize the airport, as well as increase its passenger handling capabilities to support future air travel growth.
Airlines and destinations
|QantasLink operated by Eastern Australia Airlines||Melbourne|
|Regional Express||Melbourne, Adelaide, Broken Hill, Sydney|
|Rank||Airport||Passengers carried||% Change|
- Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June
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