Mellenbye Air Strip

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Below is the information that you will find in "Country Airstrip Guide" for the airstrip that is less than a kilometre from the homestead.

Please refer to the most recent country airstrip guide for current information.


Elevation 905 feet AMSL

Time Zone UTC +8

GPS position 28 49 313 South 116 18 135 East

area forecast 60

WAC chart Perth 3351

Strip Direction 11.29

strip length -  900m

strip surface - unsealed . - natural clay

windsock - With prior notification to arrival, a windsock will be put into place. This is located midway along the airstrip. Other indicators for wind direction can be seen nearby to the airstrip at the mellenbye homestead windmill.The Windmill is located east of the homestead and approximately half a kilometre from the airstrip.

strip markers- white flat half drums

lighting - no 

fuel - nil

special procedures and remarks: Beware livestock and wildlife.

Caution displaced threshold runway 11. The shorter cross strip is no longer used and is not maintained.

Permission is required prior to use of the airstrip.

To see a Video of a plane take off in December 2018, from the airstrip, check out the facebook page for Mellenbye station stay


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