Groote Eylandt Airport

Groote Eylandt Airport (IATA: GTE, ICAO: YGTE) is an airport serving Groote Eylandt,[1] an island in the Gulf of Carpentaria in Northern Territory, Australia. The airport is operated by the Groote Eylandt Mining Co.[1] and is located north of the community of Angurugu.

Groote Eylandt Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorGroote Eylandt Mining Co.
ServesGroote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
Elevation AMSL53 ft / 16 m
Coordinates13°58′30″S 136°27′36″E
Location in the Northern Territory
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,901 6,237 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]


The airport resides at an elevation of 53 ft (16 m) above sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,901 m × 30 m (6,237 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations

Airnorth Darwin, Gove
Alliance Airlines Charter: Cairns

See also


  1. YGTE – Groote Eylandt (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 15 August 2019, Aeronautical Chart
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