Shepparton Aerodrome

The Shepparton Aerodrome is located 8 kilometres south of the Shepparton CBD on Melbourne Road, Kialla. It is at latitude S 36° 25'7", longitude E 145° 23'6" and altitude 374 feet. There are no landing fees for general aviation users.

Runways

The aerodrome has two active runways:

  • The 18-36 Runway is 1380m with a sealed width of 18m and was reconstructed in 1992 to withstand a turbo prop SAAB 340.  Each end of the main runway is fitted with a PAPI system.
  • The 09-27 Runway is gravel pavement with a length of 423m and width of 30m.

Taxiway and Apron

Taxiways have a sealed width of 10m. A sealed apron and tie down areas are provided in front of the northern hangars.

Refuelling Facilities

The fuel supplier at the aerodrome is Gawne Aviation. Telephone (03) 5823 1481 during business hours.

Navigational Aids

Navigational aids at the aerodrome include a Non Directional Beacon (NDB), Automatic Weather Information Broadcast, Unicom Service Operations and Aerodrome Frequency Response Unit (AFRU) and PAPI (Precision Approach Path Indicator) System.

Obstacles

For current obstacle information, please refer to ERSA.

Pavement Concession Permits

For pilots wanting to land with planes heavier than 5700 kg, please contact the Aerodrome Manager to arrange a possible pavement concession permit.

Special Events

The aerodrome is available for special event bookings.  Please contact the Aerodrome Manager in writing to arrange bookings.

Operations

Greater Shepparton City Council appoints an advisory committee to advise Council on operational and management matters.

Committee membership comprises: 

  • GV Aero Club representative - Geoff Hamilton
  • Commercial aero operators representatives - Allan Cole and Christopher Gregory
  • Community representatives appointed by Council - Ken Muston (Chairman), Barrie Halliday, Ed Rhode and Andrew Hoar
  • Council’s representative - Dennis Patterson

Charters and Flying Training

For information regarding charter flights please contact Air Charter Today on 0413 138 906. 

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  • Air Services Australia
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  • Australian Airports Association
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