Weipa Airport

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Weipa Airport
Weipa airport departure lounge.JPG
Weipa airport departure lounge
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorRio Tinto Aluminium Weipa
LocationWeipa, Queensland
Elevation AMSL63 ft / 19 m
Coordinates12°40′43″S 141°55′31″E / 12.67861°S 141.92528°E / -12.67861; 141.92528Coordinates: 12°40′43″S 141°55′31″E / 12.67861°S 141.92528°E / -12.67861; 141.92528
Map
YWBP is located in Queensland
YWBP
YWBP
Location in Queensland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 1,645 5,397 Asphalt
Statistics (2010-11[1])
Passengers58,888
Aircraft movements1,144
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[2] BITRE[3]

Weipa Airport (IATA: WEI, ICAO: YBWP) is an airport in Weipa, Queensland, Australia. The airport is 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) southeast of the town.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
QantasLink operated by Sunstate Airlines Cairns
Skytrans Airlines Cairns, Aurukun, Bamaga, Horn Island

Statistics[edit]

Weipa Airport was ranked 55th in Australia for the number of revenue passengers served in financial year 2010-2011.[1][3]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Weipa[3]
Year[1] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001-02
29,120
835
2002-03
31,427
931
2003-04
38,248
1,101
2004-05
43,482
1,274
2005-06
45,059
1,274
2006-07
47,302
1,514
2007-08
54,476
1,782
2008-09
59,992
1,635
2009-10
54,196
1,212
2010-11
58,888
1,144

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June
  2. ^ a b YBWP – Weipa (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018, Aeronautical Chart
  3. ^ a b c "Airport Traffic Data 1985-86 to 2010-11". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). May 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012. Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"

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