Port Lincoln Airport

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Port Lincoln Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorDistrict Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula
ServesPort Lincoln, South Australia
LocationNorth Shields
Elevation AMSL36 ft / 11 m
Coordinates34°36′19″S 135°52′49″E / 34.60528°S 135.88028°E / -34.60528; 135.88028Coordinates: 34°36′19″S 135°52′49″E / 34.60528°S 135.88028°E / -34.60528; 135.88028
Map
YPLC is located in South Australia
YPLC
YPLC
Location in South Australia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,499 4,918 Asphalt
05/23 1,275 4,183 Gravel
15/33 1,450 4,757 Gravel
Statistics (2010/11[1])
Revenue passengers199,546
Aircraft Movements7,316
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart.[2] Passenger and aircraft movements from the BITRE[3]

Port Lincoln Airport (IATA: PLO[4], ICAO: YPLC) is an airport serving Port Lincoln, a city in the Australian state of South Australia.[2] It is located 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) north[2] of Port Lincoln, at North Shields.[5] The airport is owned and operated by the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula.[5] It was the second busiest airport in South Australia during 2009/10, with 168,147 passengers served.[3]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 36 ft (11 m) above sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 01/19 which measures 1,499 m × 30 m (4,918 ft × 98 ft) and two additional runways with gravel surfaces: 05/23 measuring 1,275 m × 30 m (4,183 ft × 98 ft) and 15/33 measuring 1,450 m × 30 m (4,757 ft × 98 ft).[2] On 6 August 2013 a brand new airport terminal was officially opened, it cost $13.2 million.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
QantasLink Adelaide[6]
Regional Express Airlines Adelaide[7]

Statistics[edit]

Port Lincoln Airport was ranked 37th in Australia for the number of revenue passengers served in financial year 2016-2017.[1][3]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Port Lincoln[3]
Year[1] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001-02
88,293(Decrease10.9%)
5,952(Increase1.7)
2002-03
93,894(Increase6.3%)
5,943(Decrease0.2%)
2003-04
110,649(Increase17.8%)
6,664(Increase12.1%)
2004-05
130,429(Increase17.9%)
6,669(Increase0.1%)
2005-06
138,547(Increase6.2%)
6,175(Decrease7.4%)
2006-07
138,844(Increase0.2%)
5,220(Decrease15.5%)
2007-08
149,544(Increase7.7%)
5,815(Increase11.4%)
2008-09
148,435(Decrease0.7%)
5,999(Increase3.2%)
2009-10
168,147(Increase13.3%)
6,803(Increase13.4%)
2010-11
199,546(Increase18.7%)
7,316(Increase7.5%)
2011-12
193,535(Decrease3.0%)
7,133(Decrease2.5%)
2012-13
195,919(Increase1.2%)
6,974(Decrease2.2%)
2013-14
187,702(Decrease4.2%)
7,032(Increase0.8%)
2014-15
190,853(Increase1.6%)
7,166(Increase1.9%)
2015-16
182,331(Decrease4.5%)
7,491(Increase4.5%)
2016-17
175,162(Decrease4.1%)
7,415(Decrease1.0%)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June
  2. ^ a b c d YPLC – Port Lincoln (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 21 May 2020, Aeronautical Chart Archived 12 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b c d "Airport Traffic Data 1985–86 to 2016–17". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). 30 November 2017. Archived from the original on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2017. Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"
  4. ^ "Port Lincoln Airport (PLO / YPLC)". Aviation Safety Network.
  5. ^ a b "Aerodromes: Port Lincoln Airport". District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula. Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  6. ^ "New QantasLink for Adelaide-Port Lincoln route". AdelaideNow.com. 8 December 2009.
  7. ^ http://www.rex.com.au/FlightInfo/Network.aspx

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