|Western Australia in Australia,|
|Type||Military airfield; unmanned|
|Area||700 hectares (1,700 acres)|
|Owner||Department of Defence|
|Operator||Royal Australian Air Force|
|In use||1960s – present|
|Elevation||75 metres (247 ft) AMSL|
|Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart|
Constructed during the 1960s, the airfield is set on 700 hectares (1,700 acres); predominantly used for pilot training and various other uses that include the bulk storage and distribution of fuel, with both above-ground and underground storage tanks. The airfield is located 55 kilometres (34 mi) north from and 34 km (21 mi) north by road from RAAF Base Pearce, which also administers the site. There are no RAAF personnel based at Gingin.
The airfield is used by the Pearce Aero Club, which keeps some aircraft there.
The airfield has previously been identified as the site for a second airport for Perth.
- PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018 (
- "Gingin Satellite Airfield, Western Australia" (PDF). Department of Defence. Australian Government. 1 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
- "Beca secures major Defence capital works project in Australia" (Press release). BECA. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
- "$400 million project to upgrade RAAF ATC facilities approved". Australian Aviation. 29 March 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
- McInnes, Anita (5 June 2015). "Pearce or Gingin airport unlikely". Echo News. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
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