Warraber Island Airport

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Warraber Island Airport
Airport type Private
Operator Torres Strait Island Regional Council
Location Sue Islet
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 10°12′24″S 142°49′24″E / 10.20667°S 142.82333°E / -10.20667; 142.82333Coordinates: 10°12′24″S 142°49′24″E / 10.20667°S 142.82333°E / -10.20667; 142.82333
YWBS is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 720 2,362 Paved
Sources: Australian AIP[1]

Warraber Island Airport (IATA: SYUICAO: YWBS) is an airport in Sue Islet, Queensland, Australia. It was named Nelson Airport and officially opened on 26 November 1977.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
West Wing Aviation Coconut Island, Horn Island, Saibai Island, Yam Island

See also[edit]


  1. ^ YWBS – Warraber Island (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 25 May 2017