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The Southern Downs Regional Council operates two aerodromes, one in Stanthorpe and one in Warwick

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.

Stanthorpe Aerodrome

Location  6 km (3.7NM) north-east of Stanthorpe
Address  Scott Walker Drive, Applethorpe
Runway  1,711m x 30m (5,614’ x 100’) bitumen sealed and capable of taking all light aircraft
Taxiway Bitumen sealed
Lighting Standard PAALC
Radio 120.05 MHz for lighting and 126.7 MHz for comms
Other information 

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.

All available blocks of land have now gone under offer/contract.


Warwick Aerodrome

Location 10 km (6.2NM) north-west of Warwick
Address 111 Massie Bony Mountain Road, Massie 
Runway:   1,640m x 30m (5,383’ x 100’) bitumen seal, 890 MAG
Taxiway Bitumen sealed 
Lighting:   PAL 
Radio:   119.6 MHz for lighting and 127.85 MHz for comms
Power: 3 Phase
Fuel: Avgas is available
Other information 


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.

Annual Landing Permit

The Annual Landing Fee for Recreational and Commercial Aircraft, at either Warwick or Stanthorpe Aerodromes, is for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of payment.

Click here to download the Annual Landing Permit Form (PDF 177.3KB)

Please email the completed form to, or mail to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Southern Downs Regional Council
PO Box 26
Warwick QLD 4370

Contact Council for more information or to check on available sites.

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