Aerodromes: Normanton, Burketown and Karumba

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Normanton

  • Regional non-controlled aerodrome
  • Mix of traffic: RPT, Air Ambulance, helicopters, charter ops, RAAF aircraft, private and training flights
  • Check ERSA for details about refuelling options
  • Parking restrictions (see ERSA)

Burketown

  • Non-controlled aerodrome
  • Caution: potentially busy periods of commercial and private scenic traffic, fixed wing and heli, from 500 ft AMSL in area
  • Check ERSA for details about refuelling options
  • Gliding ops during dry season
  • Birds and wallabies in vicinity

Karumba

  • Coastal non-controlled aerodrome
  • Check ERSA for details about refuelling options
  • Caution: potentially busy periods of commercial and private scenic traffic, fixed wing and heli, from 500 ft AMSL in area
  • Bird hazard, particularly early morning and late afternoon
  • Wonderful scenic flying along the coastline and river system of the Gulf
Karumba aerodrome
Aerial view of Karumba aerodrome
Published date: 18 October 2022
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//resources-and-education/education-and-training/out-n-back/aerodromes-normanton-burketown-and-karumba
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