The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has recommended that ICAO review its guidance for centreline lighting on runways wider than 50m after completing its investigation into a runway excursion incident at Darwin airport on 6 December 2016.
Darwin International Airport (IATA: DRW, ICAO: YPDN) is the busiest airport serving the Northern Territory and the tenth busiest airport in Australia. It is the only airport serving Darwin.
- The airport is open 24 hours. There is a hotel within walking distance, see hotels.
- The airport offers free WiFi – log in to ‘DarwinAirport’. There are free showers in the domestic departure area. Luggage lockers are in the Short Stay car park (credit card rqd.)
- The terminal is easy to navigate – terminal map
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A national safety regulator has renewed calls made 16 years ago for more runways lights at the Darwin Airport after a passenger plane veered off the runway — but operators have declined to say whether they will take the advice on board.
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