Young Airport

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Young Airport
Summary
Airport typePrivate
OwnerHilltops council
OperatorHilltops Council
ServesYoung, New South Wales, Australia
Elevation AMSL1,267 ft / 386 m
Coordinates34°15′20″S 148°14′53″E / 34.25556°S 148.24806°E / -34.25556; 148.24806Coordinates: 34°15′20″S 148°14′53″E / 34.25556°S 148.24806°E / -34.25556; 148.24806
Map
YYNG is located in New South Wales
YYNG
YYNG
Location in New South Wales
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,220 4,003 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Young Airport (IATA: NGA, ICAO: YYNG) is an airport serving Young, New South Wales, Australia.[1] It is located 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) northwest of Young and operated by Hilltops Council.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,267 ft (386 m) above sea level. It has one runway designated 01/19 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,220 m × 18 m (4,003 ft × 59 ft).[1]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On the evening of 11 June 1993 Monarch Airlines flight 301, a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain flying from Sydney to Cootamundra via Young crashed 2.2 km (1.4 mi) from the airport while on approach to runway 01, killing all seven on board. The aircraft was attempting a third approach when the crash occurred. The investigation into the accident revealed the aircraft had been operating without a working autopilot and several other instruments in breach of regulations.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d YYNG – Young (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018, Aeronautical Chart
  2. ^ "Investigation Report 9301743" (PDF). Bureau of Air Safety Investigation. July 1994.

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