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Homesglen  |  Alan Afford Airfield
Homesglen  |  Alan Afford Airfield
Homesglen  |  Alan Afford Airfield

Homesglen | Alan Afford Airfield

 

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Homesglen, also know as the Alan Afford Airfield, is a new airstrip located five nautical miles from Hopetoun in Victoria. The airstrip is private and prior permission is required to land.

Hopetoun is a small rural service centre in the southern Mallee. Surrounded by rolling sand hills and grassy plains, the town is located on Yarriambiac Creek, near Lake Coorong. It is a district known for its grain production, prime lambs, gypsum, Angora goats, poultry and pigs. It’s a quiet town driven by the surrounding rural economy.

Alan Afford Airfield, Victoria. Country Airstrips Australia
Alan Afford Airfield, Victoria
Elevation
255
Area Forecast
30
Strip Direction
18 / 36
GPS Position
ALA Code
YHGN
Strip Length
800 M
950 M fence to fence – displaced threshold either end
WAC Chart
3458
FIA
125.8
Strip Surface
Unsealed – Grass
Owner / Operator
Lindsay & Fay Afford
(03) 5083 3224 / 0437 833 224
Jason Afford: 0400 966 599
Todd Afford: 0439 347 449
Fayafford52@bigpond.com
PPR
Windsock
Yes
ASIC Security / Vis Vest
No
Fuel
Private stock only YHGN
NIL fuel available YHPN
Nearest fuel Warracknabeal (YWKB)

Distance to Town
Hopetoun Airport, YHPN is 5nm from YHGN at 094 deg bearing
 
Hopetoun Township is 5nm from YHGN at 101 deg bearing
Lighting
No

Aircraft Parking
Yes
Transport
With prior notice
Landing Fees
Nil
Special Procedures and Comments: CTAF 126.7

Caution: Animal and bird hazards.
TWY B East of RWY 17 / 35 not for use.