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.
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26° 2448 South
146° 1545 East
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124.8 on ground
Murweh Shire Council
(07) 4656 8355
0409 343 633 A/H
1 between TWY A and B
1 between RWYs 30 and 36
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Jet A1 Mobile Refueller
(07) 4654 3033
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12 / 30 PAL + AFRU 119.6
Charleville Taxi Service (07) 4654 1435
Avis and Budget rental cars at AD.
Special Procedures and Comments: CTAF 126.7
Bird and animal hazards.
Caution: weather balloon launches 2315 UTC, may also occur at other times.