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Charleville Airport Queensland

 

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Charleville Airport is an airport located 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) southwest of Charleville, a town in the state of Queensland in Australia.

During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces 63d Bombardment Squadron, assigned to the Fifth Air Force 43d Bombardment Group, flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from the airfield between 15 June-3 August 1942.

Other USAAF units assigned to Charleville were the 8th and 480th Service Squadron of the 45th Service Group.

Charleville was also the western terminus of the Air Transport Command Pacific Wing (later Division).

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) had a unit at Charleville. No 15 Operational Base Unit provided support services for transiting aircraft, such as refuelling or minor maintenance.

Charleville Airport, Queensland
Elevation
1003
Area Forecast
41
Strip Direction
12 / 30 : 18 / 36
GPS Position
26° 2448 South
146° 1545 East
ALA Code
YBCV
Strip Length
1524 : 1067
WAC Chart
3341
FIA
Brisbane Centre
124.8 on ground
Strip Surface
Both sealed
Owner/Operator
Murweh Shire Council
(07) 4656 8355
0409 343 633 A/H
Windsock
1 between TWY A and B
1 between RWYs 30 and 36
ASIC Security/Vis Vest
Yes
Fuel
AVGAS swipe card bowser
Jet A1 Mobile Refueller
(07) 4654 3033
Distance to Town
1 NM
Lighting
12 / 30 PAL + AFRU 119.6
Aircraft Parking
Yes
Transport
Charleville Taxi Service (07) 4654 1435
Avis and Budget rental cars at AD.
Landing Fees
All ACFT

Special Procedures and Comments: CTAF 126.7
Bird and animal hazards.
Caution: weather balloon launches 2315 UTC, may also occur at other times.

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