Whitsunday Airport

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Whitsunday Airport

Shute Harbour Airport
Airport typePrivate
OwnerJeffrey Ruddell
OperatorWhitsunday Airport
LocationFlametree, near Shute Harbour & Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
Elevation AMSL40 ft / 12 m
Coordinates20°16′36″S 148°45′19″E / 20.27667°S 148.75528°E / -20.27667; 148.75528Coordinates: 20°16′36″S 148°45′19″E / 20.27667°S 148.75528°E / -20.27667; 148.75528
YSHR is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,410 4,626 Asphalt
Sources: AIP ERAS,[1][2] airport website[3]

Whitsunday Airport (IATA: WSY[4], ICAO: YSHR[1][2]) is an airport located in Flametree in the Whitsunday Region, Queenland, Australia.[1] It is located between the popular tourist destinations of Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour and the Whitsunday Islands.[5] Due to the mountainous terrain in the tourist area, there are limited opportunities for airports.

The airport's runway has a 1,410-by-20-metre (4,626 ft × 66 ft) asphalt surface. The elevation is 40 to 60 feet (12 to 18 m).[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b c d YSHR – SHUTE HARBOUR / WHITSUNDAY (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018
  2. ^ a b "Aerodromes and ALA (Aircraft Landing Area) Codes (AIP)" (PDF). Airservices Australia. 18 August 2016. YSHR – SHUTE HARBOUR, QLD
  3. ^ a b "Airfield Information". Whitsunday Airport official website.
  4. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved 14 November 2016. WSY – Airlie Beach/Shute Hbr – Whitsunday
  5. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 8 November 2018.

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