Safety topic from Episode 9

Aerodromes (EP 9)

The Old Station

  • Private ALA on cattle station owned by Creed Grazing.
  • Phone Ron Creed for prior permission and strip conditions: 0408 346 536 or ron [at] creedgrazing.com.au
  • Accommodation and meals at strip available.
  • Well maintained grass airstrip “The Old Station” on Rockhampton WAC. 
  • Details in AOPA National Airfield Directory and Pilots Touring Guide.

Emerald

  • Non-controlled regional aerodrome, CTAF 126.7
  • RPT services.
  • Terminal building with cafe opens at various times to coincide with RPT ops. Phone 1300 242 686 or phone ARO 0408 194 913
  • Avgas available. Landing fees apply. See ERSA
  • GA aircraft below 5,700kg use taxiway off RWY15/33 to access the GA apron during daylight hours.
  • AWIS available on 132.95 or phone 07 4987 7950
  • Bird hazard, particularly black kites. Flying foxes around at night. See ERSA.

Barcaldine

  • Non-controlled regional aerodrome, CTAF 126.7
  • Bird and animal hazard.
  • See ERSA for local traffic regulations
  • Avgas available, see ERSA
  • Kangaroo hazard exists. Culling ops around perimeter.