Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Media Release - FREE FLY JULY at Archerfield Airport 


This year, Archerfield Airport celebrates 20 years of privatisation; and to thank tenants, airport operators and pilots for their support, next month is FREE FLY JULY at the airport. Archerfield Airport Corporation (AAC) will not charge landing fees throughout the month of July. Through this gesture, AAC trusts that FREE FLY JULY is a practical way to acknowledge the many years of co-operative partnership we have enjoyed with our airport community and a further contribution to promoting General Aviation in Queensland.

Media Release - 'AAC's Airspace Optimisation Project wins national award


Archerfield Airport's Airspace Optimisation Project has been named Corporate Project of the Year at the Australian Airport's Association (AAA) national awards. 

Announced in Adelaid last week, the award recognises project innovation and excellence that provides major benefits to an airport's operation. The Airspace Optimisation Project is a credit to the management team at Archerfield Airport Corporation (AAC) and Keith Tonkin of Aviation Projects who was engaged by AAC to implement the various project phases...

Media Release - Remembrance Day at God's Acre Cemetery 


When: From 10am, Sunday 24th June 2018 

Where: God’s Acre, Main Entrance to Archerfield Airport, Beatty Rd, Archerfield 

The General Manager of Archerfield Airport, Heather Mattes, will be guest speaker at a Remembrance Day at God's Acre Cemetery on Sunday 24th June. 

Media Release - Emergency Exercise 2018


‘Real time’ mock emergency exercise at Archerfield Airport 

Archerfield Airport Corporation (AAC) will conduct a multi-agency, ‘real time’ mock emergency exercise at Archerfield Airport to test the airport’s preparedness in dealing with an aircraft emergency. 

Media Release - Outback Air Race 2018


Record field for 2018 Outback Air Race

A record field of 40 aircraft will compete in a unique aviation event leaving from Archerfield Airport this month.

Media Release - Brisbane Open House 2018


C-17 flypast for Brisbane Open House at Archerfield Airport 2018

A massive Boeing C-17 Globemaster lll transport aircraft will preform a flypast on Saturday October 13, as a highlight of Brisbane Open House at Archerfield Airport.


Brisbane Open House Brochure 2018

Media Release - Archerfield Airport Draft Master Plan Approved


The Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, has approved Archerfield Airport’s Draft Master Plan (2017 – 2037).

The Plan will guide the ongoing development of the airport into a modern, world-class facility to serve as a centre of excellence for aeronautical and related activities and the focus of general and corporate aviation in South East Queensland.

Public submissions to the draft closed in February, and formal approval of the Plan this month paves the way for further investment at the airport.

Media Release - Condolences from Archerfield Airport


The staff of Archerfield Airport Corporation express their deepest sympathy to the families of the two pilots tragically killed on Tuesday, 26 September. 

Media Release - RAAF Roulettes at 'Brisbane Open House'


The internationally renowned RAAF Roulettes aerobatic display team will be a highlight of Brisbane Open House at Archerfield Airport next month.

The free aerial display starts at 10am on Saturday, October 7, 2017 and features world-class formation flying, with the Roulettes’ Pilatus PC-9/A aircraft flying as close as 3m apart, up to speeds of 460km per hour, and as low as 80m.

Brisbane Open House at the airport this year celebrates Archerfield’s long history, its many achievements and future plans. Archerfield Airport was Brisbane’s major airport in the 1930s and a key military airbase for Australia during the Pacific Campaign of World War 2. It is now Brisbane’s metropolitan General Aviation airport and a key centre for flight training and corporate and aeromedical/emergency services.......

Media Release - New Life for Former RQAC Premises


Basair Aviation College will occupy the former Royal Queensland Aero Club (RQAC) premises at Archerfield Airport following an exhaustive Expression of Interest process conducted by Jones Lang LaSalle for Archerfield Airport Corporation (AAC).

Basair is Australia’s largest flying school and provides flight training for Griffith University’s Graduate Diploma, Boeing’s Pilot Development Program and Diploma courses where students may be eligible for VET Student Loans.

Basair has leased the Aviation Student Accommodation and Training Complex at Archerfield Airport since 2014. With the complex fully occupied for the first time and the College operating at maximum capacity, the College needs more space to expand.

Basair will also launch Brisbane Aviators, based on their very successful Sydney Aviators operation, to service South East Queensland pilots who want to learn to fly for fun. The RQAC premises have been vacant since RQAC went into voluntary administration in March 2016. AAC plans for RQAC club members to maintain a presence at Archerfield Airport.

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