Shire of Denmark

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Denmark Airport

Airport Operator:

Shire of Denmark, PO Box 183, Denmark, WA 6333 (08) 9848 0300.

Airstrip phone number 9848 1334, untended.

After hours: please contact the Shire of Denmark's 24 hour call centre on 9848 0300. 

Handling and Services:

No fuel at airport. Air BP avgas and Jet A1 available 24 hours card bowser at Albany, 20 nautical miles east

Passenger Facilities:

WC in terminal building, door lock code same as CTAF frequency. Denmark Taxi 9848 2295 Denmark Car Hire 9848 2146

Physical Characteristics

09/27 1204 metres bitumen paving 15 metres wide, turning nodes at end 16 metre radius, unrated. Aircraft greater than 2000 kg make wide radius turns while on runway, no pivot turns.

Runway 09 heading 092 magnetic, runway 27 heading 272 magnetic

Aerodrome and Approach Lighting

Runway 09/27 Low Intensity Runway Lighting (LIRL) installed.

Approach angle set to 3.3 degrees (3 degrees 18 minutes, still within specified standard angle range) in June 2014 for additional obstacle clearance.

Taxiway lighting to terminal, terminal overhead area lighting.

Pilot Activated Lighting (PAL) 120.6, three one second transmissions and pauses, remains on 20 minutes after activation. No standby power available.

ATS Communication Facilities

FIA Melbourne Centre, 123.9 (transmitter at Albany 20 NM east)

CTAF

127.85, shared with Albany Airport 20 NM to east, Automatic Frequency Response Unit (AFRU) at Albany

Additional Information

  1. Hills to west, not lighted
  2. Western 200 metres of runway 09 slopes upward with gradient of 1.75 % (1.0 degrees)
  3. Aerodrome used as forward base for aerial water bombers in event of regional bushfires. Use caution, park on grass during water bomber operations.

Download an Information Sheet on the Denmark Airport

Visit the Denmark Airport Association Website

View the Denmark Airfield - Land Use Strategy