Charters Towers Airport (IATA: CXT, ICAO: YCHT) is an
airport located north of Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia.
World War II
During World War II, the United States Army Air Force Fifth Air Force
stationed the following units at the airfield:
In addition, 370th Service Squadron managed the day to day USAAF Base
operations of the airfield.
22 Squadron aircrew and ground crew preparing for a sortie in October
Location - Charters Towers, Queensland
Elevation AMSL 955 ft / m
Coordinates 20°02′35″S 146°16′23″E
Direction - 19/01
Length - 1,005 m, 3,297 ft
Direction - 24/06
Length - 1,737 m, 5,699 ft
Charters Towers is a city in northern Queensland, Australia.
It is located 137 kilometers inland (south-west) from Townsville on the
Flinders Highway. In 2006 the population was 7,979 people, some 450 fewer
than in the 2001 census.
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20° 02' 35.00" S
146° 16' 23.00" E
||007° E (05/06)
||CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
||3297 x 98 feet
1005 x 30 meters
||5695 x 100 feet
1736 x 30 meters
||Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.|
100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)
||Bird and animal haz. Glider ops SR-SS Sat, Sun and hol.
||(NC-100LL) fone C074-787-3293.
||ACTIVATE-Rwy 06-24- 125.3. Portable lgt, emerg, on req.
||Arpt fone C074-787-2897. Ldg fees
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