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Beachside Airstrips from South Australia

By on 26/03/2023

Compared to the other Australian states, South Australia is not much for building Airstrips close to the beach but I managed to find a few. I will cover 3 in this article. Be sure to check out also nearby Wedge Island which made it on the short list of the 22 best Beach Airports Down […]

10 Aussie East Coast Airports right next to the Beach

By on 25/03/2023

Australia has a bunch of airports right on the coast within a short walk of beautiful beaches. I covered a few of them in the article on the 22 Best Beach Airports of Australia but not all of them could make it in that short list. These 10 airports definitely deserve a mention and maybe […]

What happened to Paradise? 9 Great Barrier Reef Island Airports.

By on 22/01/2023

This article is another in my series on Australian Airports. Most of the iconic Great Barrier Reef resorts have fantastic little airstrips conveniently connecting them to the mainland. The airports remain but most of the resorts lie in ruins waiting for brave investors to return them to their former glory. Growing up in Australia during […]

Australia’s Top End Beach Airports

By on 08/01/2023

If you don’t mind swimming with Crocodiles and you don’t need waves then this list of Top End Airports is for you. I found these airports while searching for Australia’s best Beach Airports. They didn’t make the shortlist but they are definitely worth a look. Of particular beauty are the 3 Western Australian beachside Airports […]

Airports of the Torres Strait Islands

By on 08/01/2023

The Torres Strait Islands Archipelago is located between Cape York in the far northeast corner of Australia and Papua New Guinea. It consists of 133 islands, sandy cays and rocky outcrops of which 38 are inhabited. 12 of those have airports. The most northern island is right to the doorstep of Papua New Guinea less […]

11 Gorgeous Tasmanian Airports

By on 08/01/2023

Tasmania is a gorgeous part of Australia and for us Aviation enthusiasts there are a bunch of spectacular airports that link up the island. What makes these airports so lovely is the surrounding nature. The east coast of Tasmania has lovely beaches, the west coast has the wilderness and the north coast and central belt […]

22 Best Beach Airports Down Under

By on 06/01/2023

If you like the idea of taking a plane to a beautiful beach check out this list of Australian beachside Airports. There is something on the list for every type of pilot and plane. All the 22 airports on the list are within a short walk of the beach and are all unique in their […]