Gould Airfield

Gould Airfield was an airfield south of Batchelor Airfield at Batchelor, Northern Territory, Australia during World War II.

Gould Airfield
LocationBatchelor, Northern Territory,[1] Australia
Coordinates13°05′11.42″S 131°02′13.88″E
Gould Airfield
Location within Northern Territory
Direction Length Surface
m ft
1,829 6,000

The runway was 6,000 ft × 150 ft (1,829 m × 46 m).

1945 Lockheed Ventura crash

On 27 January 1945, a RAAF Lockheed Ventura crashed 800 yards south-east of the airfield, killing all 6 crew members on board.[2]

See also


  1. "Place Names Register Extract for the "Gould Landing Ground"". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  2. Dunn, Peter. "CRASH OF A LOCKHEED VENTURA AT GOULD AIRFIELD, NT ON 27 JANUARY 1945". www.ozatwar.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  • National Archives of Australia

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