Bathurst Airport New South Wales NSW : Regional Express : REX

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Bathurst Airport New South Wales

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The Bathurst Airport is located in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales and is serviced by one airline, Regional Express Airlines (Rex). The airports history dates to just prior the second world war when local politicians campaigned for an airport for the region. The war prompted the Federal Government to establish the airport; immediately following the war commercial air services commenced with passenger flights to Sydney. Today several flying schools operate at the airport and it is used frequently by trainee pilots during their navigation training. There are no landing charges at Bathurst Airport for aircraft under 2000 kg which makes it a popular option as a destination for many pilots including trainee pilots from Bankstown Airport and Camden Airport. The airport has two primary runways: one sealed and one brown gravel.

There were app. 8,000 landings during 2010 including recreational flying, business jets, charters, regular passenger flights, emergency services, and Air Force flights. The airport is owned, managed and maintained by Bathurst Regional Council.

General Information
Bathurst Airport,
+61 2 6337 3450
Airport Codes
Time code:
GMT + 10
Map Bathurst Airport
Coordinates 33°24′34″S 149°39′07″E

Central West
Regional Express

Car Rental

Carparking Yes
Shops No
Transport Yes
Nearest City Bathurst

Location Bathurst Airport

Bathurst Airport is located on Pj Moodie Memorial Drive app. 7 kilometres from the centre of Bathurst.

Hotels near Bathurst Airport

Parking Bathurst Airport

The Bathurst Airport offers limited parking. Contact the airport for more infomration.

Transport Bathurst Airport

The Bathurst Airport is serviced by a local coach operator; taxis are also available on a limited basis.

Services provided from Bathurst Airport inlcude:

  • General and Recreational Aviation
  • Emergency Service Aviation – air ambulance/royal flying doctor service/rural fire fighting service/police
  • Aerial property surveys
  • Aircraft Charter Services
  • Military Exercises
  • Pilot Training School
  • Gliding Training School
  • Parachute Jumping
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Courier and Freight Services

Current Weather Bathurst Airport

weather radar

Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia located app. 200 km west of Sydney and is the seat of the Bathurst Regional Council. Bathurst is the oldest inland settlement in Australia and has an estimated population of app. 34,000 people. Bathurst City is the 29th largest population area of the 135 regional NSW population areas in 2009. Bathurst is famous for motorsport, being the site of the Mount Panorama motor racing circuit that annually hosts the Bathurst 12 Hour motor race each February, the Bathurst Motor Festival every Easter, and the Bathurst 1000 motor race each October. At these times, the population gows with tourists. The circuit is a public road when not being used for racing and is a popular tourist attraction for visitors to Bathurst.

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