Aerial View of Airfield - Oblique North
Aerial view of airfield - oblique north

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The airfield at Murwillumbah is a grass strip approximately 800 metres long 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.

General airfield conditions - Murwillumbah Aero Club

Prior contact with the Murwillumbah Aero Club is advised to establish local conditions before landing.

Call 02 6672 3235 or visit

Airfield notices

To receive an airfield notice email of any airfield closures, hazards and other matters, send an email with your name and return email address to

Note: this is not a NOTAM service.

Pilot notes

For detailed notes on the Murwillumbah Airfield YMUR, all pilots should refer to the latest En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA) published by Air Services Australia's as part of the Aeronautical Information Package (AIP).

For additional information relating to Murwillumbah Airfield, refer to the Murwillumbah Airfield Pilot Notes(PDF, 957KB).

Landing fees

Bob Whittle Murwillumbah Airfield (YMUR) has a landing fee of $16.10 (inc GST) per hour or an annual access fee of $468.00 (inc GST) per year.

To apply for an annual access fee, download the Permit Application - Bob Whittle Murwillumbah Airfield(PDF, 156KB).

Please complete the form and return it to

Please note fees and payments are subject to change.

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

Please direct any queries to Avdata in the first instance at or call 02 6262 8111.

Airfield maps

Download 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 Australian Government, see

Laws for flying drones

Council is not the authority for flying drones and the laws of use. Contact the Civil Aviation Safety Authority for information about drone rules:

Contact the Civil Aviation Safety Authority on 131 757.