Mount Hotham Airport
|Mount Hotham Airport|
|Operator||MHSC Transportation Services Pty Ltd.|
|Location||Cobungra, Victoria, Australia|
|Elevation AMSL||4,260 ft / 1,298 m|
Mount Hotham Airport (IATA: MHU, ICAO: YHOT) is a small Australian regional airport, which serves the Victorian ski resort of Mount Hotham. The airport opened in 2000, and it is Australia's highest-altitude airport.
Airlines and destinations
|Airly[nb 1]||Charter: Bankstown, Essendon|
|QantasLink||Seasonal Charter: Sydney|
- Aircraft leased from operator. Airly requires an initial subscription fee prior to flight booking.
Incidents and accidents
On 8 July 2005, a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain charter plane crashed into terrain while attempting to make a landing at the airport, killing the pilot and two passengers. Fragments of the aircraft were said to have dropped on the ground at the nearby alpine community of Cobungra.
- PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 01 March 2018, Aeronautical Chart Archived 11 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine. (
- https://www.flyairly.com/jetdeals/. Retrieved 16 August 2017. Missing or empty
- "Qantas in fight for life after 5000 jobs axed nationwide". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. February 27, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
- "Aviation Safety Investigation Report 200503265 - Collision with terrain, Piper PA-31-350 VH-OAO at Mt Hotham". Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Department of Transport and Regional Services, Government of Australia. Retrieved 2007-06-09.
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