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Wangaratta Aerodrome

Wangaratta Aerodrome is located 7km directly south of the city, close to the Hume Highway and is owned and operated by the Rural City of Wangaratta.

The aerodrome was opened in 1984 on a site purchased by the City of Wangaratta in 1982.

The aerodrome has two runways, one sealed (18/36 1,640m) and one grass (09/27 530m), providing for general aviation, emergency services and occasional RAAF flights. Wangaratta aerodrome is the only aerodrome serving the municipality. Airport facilities include a Regular Public Transport (RPT) apron, General Aviation (GA) apron and a terminal facility and various aviation support facilities. An aircraft refuelling facility is also available adjacent to the apron. The facility currently provides Jet A1 fuel and Avgas, is operated by a bowser and accepts payment by card.

Navigational aids at Wangaratta Aerodrome include the following:

  • Non-Directional Beacon (NDB)
  • Pilot Activated Runway Lighting
  • Illuminated Wind Indicator
  • Aerodrome Frequency Response Unit (AFRU)
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