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 operated by Eastern Australia Airlines Adelaide[6]
Regional Express Airlines Adelaide

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 08 November 2018, 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. 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.

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