Avalon Airport (IATA: AVV, ICAO: YMAV) is the second busiest of the four airports serving Melbourne and is located in Avalon, Victoria, Australia, 50 km to the south-west of the state capital Melbourne and 15 km (9.3 mi) north-east of the city of Geelong.
Services at Avalon Airport
Avalon Airport in the News
The first flight review I ever wrote has the title “Avalon Hell! – Jetstar Experience – SYD-AVV-SYD”. I have reproduced it below, exactly as published on 7 June 2004, the day after the return flight. There are no pictures because I didn’t start adding picture…
The combination of low demand, government air traffic bans, and border closures have forced some airlines to temporarily close up shop entirely.
Runways, taxiways, and hangars are being used to store grounded aircraft.
The federal government may freeze your car payments, automakers are shifting production to health equipment for Coronavirus relief, dealerships aren’t sure if they should stay open, we don’t know where to park all the planes, and a lot more in The Morning Shi…
As airlines idle thousands of aircraft for which there are no passengers, they are hitting an unprecedented problem: finding a place to park them.
Taxiways, maintenance hangars and even runways at major airports are being transformed into giant parking lots for more than 2,500 airliners, the biggest of which takes up about as much room as an eight-story building with a footprint 3/4 the size of an Ameri…