The following are all the aerodromes operated by Mareeba Shire Council.


  • Sealed 980m runway (17-35) located 2km from Chillagoe.
  • Runway lighting available for emergency night landings.
  • ARO can be contacted on 0417 774 633.
  • Chillagoe limestone caves and other attractions close by

Information regarding upgrade to Chillagoe Aerodrome can be found here.

Aviation Related Services

  • Fuel (Avgas) available – refer to ERSA
  • Landing fees apply
  • Apron parking available
  • Lease area available for hanger construction


  • Unsealed aircraft landing area with 1000m runway (14-32) located 2km from Dimbulah
  • Prior contact should be made with Aerodrome Reporting Officer before attempting to use this strip
  • ARO can be contacted on 0407 735 835


  • Sealed 1505m runway (10-28) located 8km from Mareeba
  • Landing and aircraft parking fees apply
  • Aviation museum (NQ Warbirds) operates from the airport

For more information on the Mareeba Airport Upgrade click here.

Aviation Related Services

  • Fuel (Avgas) available with credit card facilities
  • Aircraft maintenance operators on site for fixed and rotary wing aircraft
  • Lease sites becoming available for private and commercial operators
  • Tie down and grassed parking available (fees apply )