Port Lincoln Airport (IATA: PLO[4]ICAO: YPLC) is an airport serving Port Lincoln, a city in the Australian state of South Australia.[2] It is located 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) north[2] of Port Lincoln, near the township of North Shields.[5] The airport is owned and operated by the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula.[5] It was the second busiest airport in South Australia during 2009/10, with 168,147 passengers served.[3]

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 36 ft (11 m) above sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 01/19 which measures 1,499 m × 30 m (4,918 ft × 98 ft) and two additional runways with gravel surfaces: 05/23 measuring 1,275 m × 30 m (4,183 ft × 98 ft) and 15/33 measuring 1,450 m × 30 m (4,757 ft × 98 ft).[2] On the 6th of August 2013 a brand new airport terminal was officially opened, it cost $13.2 million.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
QantasLink operated by Eastern Australia Airlines Adelaide[6]
Regional Express Airlines Adelaide

Statistics

Port Lincoln Airport was ranked 35th in Australia for the number of revenue passengers served in financial year 2010-2011.[1][3]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Port Lincoln[3]
Year[1] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001-02
88,293(-10.9%)
5,952(+1.7)
2002-03
93,894(+6.3%)
5,943(-0.2%)
2003-04
110,649(+17.8%)
6,664(+12.1%)
2004-05
130,429(+17.9%)
6,669(+0.1%)
2005-06
138,547(+6.2%)
6,175(-7.4%)
2006-07
138,844(+0.2%)
5,220(-15.5%)
2007-08
149,544(+7.7%)
5,815(+11.4%)
2008-09
148,435(-0.7%)
5,999(+3.2%)
2009-10
168,147(+13.3%)
6,803(+13.4%)
2010-11
199,546(+18.7%)
7,316(+7.5%)

References

  1. ^ a b c Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June
  2. ^ a b c d YPLC – Port Lincoln (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014, Aeronautical Chart
  3. ^ a b c d "Airport Traffic Data 1985-86 to 2010-11". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). May 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.  Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"
  4. ^ "Port Lincoln Airport (PLO / YPLC)". Aviation Safety Network. 
  5. ^ a b "Aerodromes: Port Lincoln Airport". District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula. Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "New QantasLink for Adelaide-Port Lincoln route". AdelaideNow.com. 8 December 2009. 

External links

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Lincoln_Airport
About Port Lincoln Airport-(IATA: PLO, ICAO: YPLC)

Details

  • Address: North Shields SA 5607, Australia