Close sidebar

Carnarvon Airport receives funds for upgrade

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 31, 2010

The federal government has announced that it will provide $193,000 to help refurbish the runway at Carnarvon Airport in northern WA.

Transport Minister Anthony Albanese said that the funding would help to minimise damage to aircraft using the airport and increase passenger and staff safety at the airport. The funds have been given to the Shire of Carnarvon from the Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program.

Skywest is currently the only carrier operating scheduled flights to Carnarvon, with services to Perth and Geraldton operated by Fokker 50 turboprops.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Sign up to our digital magazine before 30 June and receive a FREE print edition. Starting at just $99.95 a year, you will get the latest news and insights direct to you, including Australia’s most popular print magazine since 1977. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

Each day, our subscribers are more informed with the right information.

SIGN UP to the Australian Aviation magazine for high-quality news and features for just $99.95 per year