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Walgett Airport

Walgett Operator: Walgett Shire Council

Address:
PO Box 31
Walgett NSW 2832
Australia

Phone: +61 2 68281399

Fax: +61 2 68281608

Walgett is an important service town in the heart of rich agricultural land and located on the Namoi River. Walgett proclaims itself the 'Gateway to the Opal fields'as it is situated on the road that leads north to Lightning Ridge (76km) and north-west to the Grawin, Glengarry and Sheepyard Opal Fields.

Walgett Shire is located on the productive black soil plains of northern New South Wales and covers an area of 22,000 square kilometres. It is home to eight magnificent rivers, perfect for fishing and other recreational activities. The main industries include sheep and cattle farming, wheat, cotton and various other crops, as well as, mining the black opal, Australia? s national gemstone.

The shire comprises a number of towns and villages including Walgett, Lightning Ridge, Collarenebri, Burren Junction, Carinda, Grawin, Cumborah, Cryon, Come-by- Chance and Glengarry.

The geographical and administrative centre of Walgett Shire is the town of Walgett. Walgett means 'the meeting of two waters' and is where the Namoi River meets the Barwon River


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General Info
Country Australia
ICAO ID YWLG
Time UTC+10(+11DT)
Latitude -30.032778
30° 01' 58.00" S
Longitude 148.125833
148° 07' 33.00" E
Elevation 439 feet
134 meters
Magnetic Variation 010° E (01/04)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)


Communications
BRISBANE CNTR 127.1
CTAF 126.7
Communications Remarks  
FSS (circuit area)


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 5335 x 98 feet
1626 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 013FBZT NO
18/36 3783 x 98 feet
1153 x 30 meters
GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED. - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR WLG WALGETT - 117.6 At Field -
NDB WLG WALGETT - 374 At Field -


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


Remarks
CAUTION Deep water puddles after rain. Animal and bird haz. Lgtd twr 589' 330 /.7 NM frarpt. Lgtd mast 38' AGL adj windsock W of Rwy 05-23.
FUEL 1 hr PN, fone C02 68281054. (NC-100LL)
LGT ACTIVATE-Rwy 05-23-122.4. Portable lgt PN
RSTD Acft AUW 12,500 lbs and abv confine taxiing on Rwy 05-23 to cntr sec and turn only on rwy end nodes.



Runway 05/23

5335 x 98 feet
1626 x 30 meters



Runway 05
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 058.0
Latitude -30.037347
30° 02' 14.45" S
Longitude 148.118319
148° 07' 05.95" E
Elevation 439.0 feet
134 meters
Slope 0.0°
Landing Distance 5335 feet
1626 meters
Takeoff Distance 5335 feet
1626 meters
Lighting System PCL
LIRL
PORTABLE

Runway 23
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 238.0
Latitude -30.029608
30° 01' 46.59" S
Longitude 148.132625
148° 07' 57.45" E
Elevation 439.0 feet
134 meters
Slope 0.0°
Landing Distance 5335 feet
1626 meters
Takeoff Distance 5335 feet
1626 meters
Lighting System PCL
LIRL
PORTABLE



Runway 18/36

3783 x 98 feet
1153 x 30 meters



Runway 18
Surface GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED.
True Heading 191.0
Latitude -30.026636
30° 01' 35.89" S
Longitude 148.126411
148° 07' 35.08" E
Elevation 438.0 feet
134 meters
Slope 0.0°
Landing Distance 3783 feet
1153 meters
Takeoff Distance 3783 feet
1153 meters
Lighting System PORTABLE

Runway 36
Surface GRASS OR EARTH NOT GRADED OR ROLLED.
True Heading 011.0
Latitude -30.036869
30° 02' 12.73" S
Longitude 148.124214
148° 07' 27.17" E
Elevation 438.0 feet
134 meters
Slope 0.0°
Landing Distance 3783 feet
1153 meters
Takeoff Distance 3783 feet
1153 meters
Lighting System PORTABLE


Navaids



WALGETT
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
NDB WLG - 374 Australia -
Latitude Longitude Airport
-30.027272
30° 01' 38.18" S
148.123786
148° 07' 25.63" E
YWLG


WALGETT
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR WLG - 117.6 Australia -
Latitude Longitude Airport
-30.028650
30° 01' 43.14" S
148.128411
148° 07' 42.28" E
YWLG




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