The Southern Downs Regional Council operates two aerodromes, one in Stanthorpe and one in Warwick. They are strategically situated with access to 4 major highways, servicing the south to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, east to Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, north to Townsville, Cairns and Darwin and west to Goondiwindi and the outback.
As well as the possibility of passenger services, Southern Downs Aerodromes offer affordable land for both aviation business and hangaring, some leasehold or freehold with 3 phase power, easy direct air side access and fully sealed runways.
||6 km (3.7NM) north-east of Stanthorpe
||320 Aerodrome Road, Applethorpe
||1,711m x 30m (5,614’ x 100’) bitumen sealed and capable of taking all light aircraft
||120.05 MHz for lighting and 126.7 MHz for comms
The Stanthorpe Aerodrome is on the edge of rural and residential development. The terminal building contains male and female toilets for air travellers' convenience.
The Aerodrome is an important community asset that provides economic and community benefits to the region.
Blocks of land for the construction of hangars with access to the taxiway are available for purchase by contacting Council.
||10 km (6.2NM) north-west of Warwick
||111 Massie Bony Mountain Road, Massie
||1,640m x 30m (5,383’ x 100’) bitumen seal, 890 MAG
||119.6 MHz for lighting and 127.85 MHz for comms
||Avgas is available
Warwick Aerodrome has a fully sealed strip capable of taking twin engine executive jets just 10 minutes' drive from the Warwick CBD.
It is home to the Warwick Aero Club and gliding clubs.
At just 45 minutes flying time to Eagle Farm and Archerfield Airports in Brisbane, and 45 minutes flying time to Gold Coast Airport, it presents a great opportunity to live the rural lifestyle and work from the Warwick Aerodrome.
A range of sites are available in upcoming Stage 2 of the Aerodrome Development at competitive leasing costs.
Contact Council for more information.