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The airfield located at Murwillumbah is a grass strip of approximately 800 metres which can accommodate up to twin propeller aircraft.

It operates in unrestricted airspace and is open to use by general aviation during daylight hours only.

Prior contact with the Airfield on (02) 6672 3235 is advised to establish local conditions before landing.

Aerial View of Airfield - Oblique North

Aerial View of Airfield - Oblique North

Contacts

General airfield conditions - Murwillumbah Aero Club

Web: ymur.com.au
Phone: (02) 6672 3235

Business hours for airfield closure and flooding information - Council

Phone: (02) 6670 2400

Pilot Notes

A link is provided below to allow a download of pilot notes which establish general guidelines for the use of the Airfield as well as other miscellaneous details. Check regularly for updates. Murwillumbah Airfield Pilot Notes (946kB PDF)

Landing Fees

Bob Whittle Murwillumbah Airfield (YMUR) has a landing fee of $13.20 (inc GST) per hour or an annual access fee of $385 (inc GST) per year.

To apply for an annual access fee, download the application form:

Please complete this form and return it to mail@avdata.com.au.

Please note that these fees form part of Council's adopted Fees and Charges for the 2019/2020 financial year and are subject to indexation in subsequent financial years.

The landing fees and annual fees are managed on behalf of Council by Avdata Australia. All information collected by Avdata will be undertaken in accordance with Tweed Shire Council’s Privacy Management Plan, NSW legislation and Avdata’s Privacy Policy.

Please direct any queries to Avdata in the first instance at mail@avdata.com.au or call (02) 6262 8111.

Maps

Links are also provided below to allow the download of two maps that show broad scale aerial mapping of the Airfield.

View location on Google Maps

Aviation Complaints

Generally all complaints regarding aircraft operations are the responsibility of the Federal Government. For further advice, visit www.aviationcomplaints.gov.au.

Frequently Asked Questions

Drones - What are the laws of use?
Council is not the authority to contact in regards to drones and the laws of use.  The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is the contact for questions in regards to the use of drones.  Please see the CASA website (external link) for further information in regards to:
  •  Flying for fun
  • Commercial Use
  • Using drones near emergencies
  • To make a complaint about an unsafe drone
  • Find out more info, resources and FAQs
  • Download the Drone App
Please refer to the Drone Exclusion Zone (5nm) (1mB JPG)  map for the Tweed Shire.
Please refer to the Drone Exclusion Park List (354kB PDF)  for Tweed Shire Council Parks that are within the exclusion zone.
If you require further information from CASA, please call 131 757.
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