Quilpie Airport

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Quilpie Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Quilpie Shire Council
Serves Quilpie, Queensland, Australia
Elevation AMSL 655 ft / 200 m
Coordinates 26°36′31″S 144°15′26″E / 26.60861°S 144.25722°E / -26.60861; 144.25722Coordinates: 26°36′31″S 144°15′26″E / 26.60861°S 144.25722°E / -26.60861; 144.25722
YQLP is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,493 4,898 Composite
18/36 1,070 3,510 Clay
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Quilpie Airport (IATA: ULPICAO: YQLP) is an airport serving Quilpie, Queensland, Australia.[1] It is located 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) west of Quilpie and operated by the Quilpie Shire Council.[1] The airport received $242,666 for security upgrades from the Australian Government in 2006.[2]


The airport resides at an elevation of 655 ft (200 m) above sea level. It has two runways: 09/27 with a composite surface measuring 1,493 m × 30 m (4,898 ft × 98 ft) and 18/36 with a clay surface measuring 1,070 m × 30 m (3,510 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Regional Express Airlines Bedourie, Birdsville, Boulia, Brisbane, Charleville, Mount Isa, Toowoomba, Windorah

Services are operated under contract to the Government of Queensland and will be taken over by Regional Express Airlines from 1 January 2015.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d YQLP – Quilpie (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 10 November 2016, Aeronautical Chart Archived 10 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Australia upgrades airport security". Urban Development Asia. 2006-03-08. Archived from the original on 2006-11-28. 
  3. ^ "Rex soars in Queensland as Skytrans falters". Brisbane Times. 15 October 2014. 

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