Milingimbi Airport

Milingimbi Airport (IATA: MGT, ICAO: YMGB) is an airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) east northeast of Milingimbi on Milingimbi Island, Northern Territory in Australia. The airport received funding for security upgrades in 2006.

Milingimbi Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorMilingimbi Community Inc.
LocationMilingimbi Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Elevation AMSL53 ft / 16 m
Coordinates12°05′40″S 134°53′37″E
Map
YMGB
Location in the Northern Territory
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,410 4,626 Gravel
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

History

The airfield was constructed by Milingimbi Mission's Aboriginal residents on behalf of the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II.

Units based at Milingimbi Airfield during World War II

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Airnorth Darwin, Maningrida
Mission Aviation Fellowship Darwin, Gove

See also

References

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


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