Kangaroo Island Airport

Today I paid a visit to the new Kangaroo Island Airport and I must say it’s impressive. All new facilities have been integrated with the old terminal to create a large footprint regional airport. Best of all is the ability to expand should the need arise in the next 40-50 years. The first thing that…
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Construction starts on Adelaide Airport terminal expansion

Construction has officially started on Adelaide Airport’s $165 million terminal expansion, which will significantly upgrade international arrivals and departures, and create more retail and dining options for both domestic and international travellers. Adelaide Airport Managing Director, Mark Young, was this morning joined by Watpac Construction South Australia State Manager, Tim Tape, to ‘turn the first…
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New reporter for fiveDME

Many people in aviation will know Tim Heylbut from Sherlock in South Australia. His antics in his Nieuport Biplane including period dress and scarf are well  known to all the local pilots. Well, Tim is now a member of the 5DME reporting team and he’s about to be put to it at the Jamestown Air…
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Adelaide Airport tops 1 million international passengers

More than 1 million international passengers passed through Adelaide Airport in the year to the end of June 2018, the first time this milestone has been reached. An additional 52,500 international passengers travelled to and from Adelaide in 2017/18, an increase of 5.5 per cent on the previous year. The biggest inbound increase has been…
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