Gunnedah Airport NSW


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Gunnedah Airport NSW. Country Airstrips Australia

Gunnedah Airport in NSW is a small regional airport that services the town of Gunnedah.

Gunnedah is a middle-sized New South Wales country town which lies on a ridge above the Namoi and Mooki Rivers.  It is an important service centre in an agriculturally rich area known for its: beef cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, wheat, lucerne, barley, cotton, canola, sunflowers, oats, corn and sorghum. Also, the associated industry includes the second-largest beef-cattle sales yards in the state.

  • The town also has:
  • One of the state’s largest coal seams yielding 10 million tonnes per annum,
  • An abattoir, A brickworks,
  • Livestock feed companies, and
  • A flour mill and saw mill.

Visit the Gunnedah Tourist Centre to learn more about the town and it’s early inhabitants.

The district is also recognised as home to the largest koala colony in inland New South Wales. The town’s most famous resident was the poet Dorothea MacKellar (1885-1968). The famous poet lived on a local property from 1905 until the late 1930s. Her poem ‘My Country’, now an iconic expression of love of Australia, is thought to have been inspired by the local countryside.

Gunnedah Airport NSW
Area Forecast
Strip Direction
11 / 29 : 17 / 35
GPS Position
30° 5740 S
150° 1502 E
ALA Code
Strip Length
1646 : 541
WAC Chart
Brisb Centre 127.1 on Ground
Strip Surface
Sealed : Grass black clay
Gunnedah Shire Council
02 6740 2100
1 – Near Tarmac
ASIC Security/VIS Vest
AVGAS & JetA1 Bowsers
Distance to Town
1 NM
11 / 29 AFRU + PAL 127.4
Aircraft Parking
Gunnedah Taxi 02 6742 0066
Landing Fees
GA Aircraft $14.60
RAAuS. $10.20
Special Procedures and Comments: CTAF 126.7

Caution: Bird hazard exists.
Military CT4B OP Mon – Fri.
Monitor BN Centre on 127.1

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