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Tennant Creek Airport

Tennant Creek Airport Located one kilometre from the remote outback township, the airport caters to 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 regional centres.

Location
Tennant Creek is located approximately 500 kilometres north of Alice Springs in the Barkly region of the Northern Territory.
Tennant Creek Airport is bounded by Irvine Street to the south, the North Stuart Highway and Scott Street to the east and open scrub land to the west and north. The airport occupies an area of approximately 323 hectares.

Strategic Location
The geographic co-ordinates of the meteorology station, located at the airport are latitude 19 degrees 38' south and longitude 134 degrees 11' east.

History and Background
The terminal facilities at Tennant Creek Airport were constructed during the 1960's, although the airport itself was used during World War 11.
On 1 April 1989, Federal Airports Corporation took control of the airport and on 10 June 1998, passed control and management to the Airport Development Group (ADG). ADG hold a 50 year lease over Tennant Creek Airport with free option for a further 49 years.
It also has facilities for handling minor air freight. Passenger facilities at the airport include an airport terminal, luggage handling facilities and a free car park.

Tennant Creek Airport Location: Irvine Street, TENNANT CREEK

Postal Address:
P O Box 35,
TENNANT CREEK, NT 0861,
AUSTRALIA

Resident Aerdrome Operator:
Dennis Windsor
Telephone No: + 61 8 8962 2894
Facsimile No: + 61 8 8962 2825

General Manager:
Don McDonald
Telephone No: +61 8 8951 1204
Facsimile No. +61 8 8955 5046
Located at Alice Springs Airport

URL: http://www.aliceairport.com.au/TCA/airport.htm


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General Info
Country Australia
ICAO ID YTNK
Time UTC+9:30
Latitude -19.634444
19° 38' 04.00" S
Longitude 134.183333
134° 11' 00.00" E
Elevation 1236 feet
377 meters
Magnetic Variation 005° E (01/04)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)


Communications
BRISBANE CNTR 122.1
CTAF 126.7
Communications Remarks  
FSS (On gnd)


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 6427 x 98 feet
1959 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 017FBZT NO
11/29 3468 x 59 feet
1057 x 18 meters
ASPHALT 017FBZT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME TNK TENNANT CREEK 076X 112.9 At Field -
NDB TNK TENNANT CREEK - 272 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Haz bcn 1563' 089 2 NM fr fld. Bird and animal haz.
FUEL Avbl 2230-0730Z Mon-Fri, fone C08-8962-2696. (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT ACTIVATE-Rwys 07-25 and 11-29 lgt and VASI-120.6. Portable lgt PN.
MISC Ldg fees
RSTD PPR for non reg sked acft abv 12,500 lbs, fone 08 8951 1211. Acft abv GWT 33,000lb must use rwy ends for 18 turns.



Runway 07/25

6427 x 98 feet
1959 x 30 meters



Runway 07
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 073.0
Latitude -19.641111
19° 38' 28.00" S
Longitude 134.167769
134° 10' 03.97" E
Elevation 1204.0 feet
367 meters
Slope 0.4°
Landing Distance 6427 feet
1959 meters
Takeoff Distance 6427 feet
1959 meters
Lighting System PCL
LIRL
VA
PORTABLE

Runway 25
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 253.0
Latitude -19.636111
19° 38' 10.00" S
Longitude 134.185561
134° 11' 08.02" E
Elevation 1229.0 feet
375 meters
Slope -0.4°
Landing Distance 6427 feet
1959 meters
Takeoff Distance 6427 feet
1959 meters
Lighting System PCL
LIRL
VA
PORTABLE



Runway 11/29

3468 x 59 feet
1057 x 18 meters



Runway 11
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 119.0
Latitude -19.634050
19° 38' 02.58" S
Longitude 134.176431
134° 10' 35.15" E
Elevation 1211.0 feet
369 meters
Slope 0.3°
Landing Distance 3468 feet
1057 meters
Takeoff Distance 3468 feet
1057 meters
Lighting System PCL
LIRL
PORTABLE

Runway 29
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 299.0
Latitude -19.638717
19° 38' 19.38" S
Longitude 134.185228
134° 11' 06.82" E
Elevation 1222.0 feet
372 meters
Slope -0.3°
Landing Distance 3468 feet
1057 meters
Takeoff Distance 3468 feet
1057 meters
Lighting System PCL
LIRL
PORTABLE


Navaids



TENNANT CREEK
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
NDB TNK - 272 Australia -
Latitude Longitude Airport
-19.644167
19° 38' 39.00" S
134.175278
134° 10' 31.00" E
YTNK


TENNANT CREEK
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR-DME TNK 076X 112.9 Australia -
Latitude Longitude Airport
-19.634444
19° 38' 04.00" S
134.181389
134° 10' 53.00" E
YTNK




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