Bundaberg Airport 5.04

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Bundaberg, QLD 4670

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Bundaberg Airport is a regional airport serving Bundaberg, a city in the Australian state of Queensland. It is located 2.5NM southwest of the city centre, on North Childers Road and Takalvan Street. The airport is owned and operated by the Bundaberg Regional Council. It is also known as Bundaberg Regional Airport.The Bundaberg Regional Council conducted major works on the runway, terminal, carpark and navigation aids in 2009-10 in an attempt to attract services using A320/737 type aircraft.HistoryThe airport was officially opened on 12 December 1931, by the Minister for Trade and Customs, the Hon. Frank Forde, M.H.R., as a civilian airport.World War IIWith the outbreak of World War II, it was decided as part of the Empire Air Training Scheme to requisition Bundaberg Airport and develop it as a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Flying Training School.Known as RAAF Station Bundaberg it was initially used in 1941 by No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School RAAF (12 EFTS), until 12 EFTS relocated to Lowood Aerodrome (located at Tarampa) on 12 January 1942. No. 8 Service Flying Training School RAAF then operated from the base.

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