Aerodromes: Bathurst, Cobar, Goodwood Station and Tibooburra

Throughout our outback aerial adventure, we visited a range of airfields and aerodromes. From dusty and remote strips to larger, paved airfields servicing small cities, our team saw a wide collection of aerodromes.

The following list provides helpful tips and advice for operating in some of NSW and Queensland's regional and remote aerodromes.

For the latest information about any aerodromes, check the En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA) available on Airservices website.

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Bathurst

  • Bathurst is a non-controlled aerodrome
  • Check ERSA for details about refuelling options
  • Busy regional aerodrome with mixed traffic: RPT, Air Ambulance, charter ops, gliders, private and training flights
  • Part of Great Dividing Range. Elevation 2,435 ft
  • Can attract morning fog in autumn and winter
  • Gliding operations and other activity may occur in the area (check ERSA)

Cobar

  • Cobar is a non-controlled aerodrome
  • Check ERSA for details about refuelling options
  • Animal and bird hazard
  • Cobar aerodrome welcomes all GA pilots and air safaris

White Cliffs

  • White Cliffs is a non-controlled aerodrome
  • Cobar is an opal mining town. Mine tours available, opal galleries and showrooms, photographic gallery
Aerial view of White Cliffs aerodrome
Aerial view of White Cliffs aerodrome

Goodwood Station

  • Goodwood Station is a private ALA and farm stay, 17 nm s-east of White Cliffs
  • Discuss access and runway strip conditions with owners (contact details are in ERSA)
  • Co-ordinates S 30 42.5 E 143 21.5
  • 90,000 acre working sheep station
  • Strip may not suit all aircraft. Discuss with owners
Aircraft on the Goodwood Station bushstrip
Aircraft on the Goodwood Station bush strip

Tibooburra

  • Tibooburra is a non-controlled aerodrome
  • Check ERSA for details about refuelling options
  • Animal hazard
  • Other nearby airstrips worth calling into: Packsaddle, Cameron Corner, Hungerford, Kilcowera Station, Noccundra
Published date: 18 October 2022
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//resources-and-education/education-and-training/out-n-back/aerodromes-bathurst-cobar-goodwood-station-and-tibooburra
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