Safety topic from Episode 2

Aerodromes (EP 2)

Boulia

  • Non-controlled aerodrome, CTAF 126.7
  • Sealed RWY 1801m, 14/32
  • Cross strip decommissioned
  • Avgas available, no self-serve. Refuelling fees apply. See ERSA.
  • Significant bird hazard (kite hawks)
  • Famous attraction: Min Min Lights    www.boulia.qld.gov.au/min-min-encounter-show 
  • Short walk to town, accommodation available

Mt Isa

  • Large regional non-controlled aerodrome, CTAF 126.5
  • Mix of traffic: RPT, Air Ambulance, charter ops, RAAF aircraft, private & training flights
  • Right-hand circuits RWY 34
  • Avgas available, 24-hr self-serve. See ERSA
  • Parking restrictions – see ERSA
  • AWIS available on 07 4743 1391 and VHF 135.8
  • Note BLASTING information in ERSA and NOTAMs
  • Wildlife and bird hazard; refer NOTAMs and ISA Bird Watch Report
  • Weather balloon launches – see ERSA
  • Hire cars available at aerodrome.
  • Plentiful accommodation in town, 3.4nm to south of aerodrome.