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Tennant Creek Airport Northern Territory

 

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Tennant Creek Airport in the Northern Territory is a small regional airport located near Tennant Creek.

Located one kilometre from the remote outback township of Tennant Creek, the airport caters for mining companies and small predominantly Aboriginal communities in the surrounding area, providing an important link for the local population with Alice Springs, Katherine, Darwin and other regional centres.

Currently, the airport is served by two airlines, Fly Tiwi (Hardy Aviation) operate twice-weekly services to Darwin. In June 2013, Chartair began services twice weekly to Alice Springs after receiving a subsidy from the Federal Government to operate the route under the Remote Air Services Subsidy Scheme. Both companies usually use twin-engine Cessna 402 or 441 type aircraft for flights to and from Tennant Creek. Other operations include mail flights to outlying communities, charters and aeromedical flights.

Tennant Creek Airport, Northern Territory - Country Airstrips Australia
Tennant Creek Airport, Northern Territory
Elevation
1236
Area Forecast
84
Strip Direction
07 / 25 : 11 / 29
GPS Position
19° 3804 S
134° 1100 E
ALA Code
YTNK
Strip Length
1959 : 1054
WAC Chart
3221
FIA
Brisbane Centre
122.1 on ground
Strip Surface
Both sealed
Owner/Operator
Tennant Creek Airport
(08) 8963 3700
ARO 0402 088 160
Windsock
1 – near APN to RWY 11
1 – LH side THR RWY 25
1 – LH side RWY 29 W TWY
ASIC Security/Vis Vest
Yes
Fuel
AVGAS Bowser
Shell Fuel fly card
VISA MC
JetA1 tanker
0419 821 668
Prior notice required
Distance to Town
1 KM
Lighting
PAL & AFRU 126.7
Aircraft Parking
Yes
Transport
Taxi 8962 3626
Tennant Creek Transport 0467335400
Landing Fees
Yes

Special Procedures and Comments: CTAF 126.7
Kangaroo and wallaby hazards.
Bird hazards.
Heavy rain may cause standing water to a MAX of 50MM to be encountered at RWY intersection.

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