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Mangalore Airport VIC

 

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Mangalore Airport VIC is located 2 NM (3.7 km) west of the town of Mangalore.

The Airport is a purpose-built training facility north-east of Melbourne’s international airport, that meets Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) standards.

With a number of metropolitan and regional airports within less than an hour’s flying distance providing ready access to controlled, and un-controlled airspace, no flight curfew, and stable weather conditions.

Mangalore and the surrounding Hume Region is the perfect base for trainee pilots to build confidence and skills.

The History of Mangalore Airport

The airport was established in 1939 for training Royal Australian Air Force pilots. In 1947 it became a civil airfield and until 1970 it was an alternate for Essendon Airport.

From November 2007 to April 2009, the airport was home to the Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA) owned by Regional Express Airlines. AAPA relocated to Wagga Airport, New South Wales in 2009.

In June 2017 Moorabbin Aviation Services Pty Ltd established a campus at Mangalore Airport where they undertake pilot training of international students. One of their major clients being China Southern Airlines, training their airline cadets.

Mangalore Airport VIC. Country Airstrips Australia
Mangalore Airport VIC
Mangalore Airport VIC runway layout. Country Airstrips Australia
Mangalore Airport VIC
Elevation
467
Area Forecast
30
Strip Direction
05 / 23 : 18 / 36
GPS Position
ALA Code
YMNG
Strip Length
2027 : 1461
WAC Chart
3469
3470
FIA
Melb Centre 122.4
Strip Surface
Sealed
Owner / Operator
Mangalore Airport Pty Ltd
(03) 5796 2000
0428 863 439
Windsock
LH side RWY 36 THR
RH side RWY 18 THR
Between two RWS near tarmac area
ASIC Security / Vis Vest
No
Fuel
AVGAS Bowser
AirBP Card only
JetA1 (03) 5796 2000
0428 863 439
30 min PN
Distance to Town
2 NM
Lighting
05 / 23 LIRL
18 / 36 LIRL
On Request
Aircraft Parking
Yes
Transport
Landing Fees
Yes
Special Procedures and Comments: CTAF 121.1

See ERSA for Flight Procedures.