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Latest revision as of 07:13, 1 July 2020

Name Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Australia AU.gif
Location Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Serving Kalgoorlie
Elevation 366.674 m
1,203 ft
1,203 ft366.674 m
Coordinates 30° 47' 4.85" S, 121° 27' 35.88" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
11/29 2000 m6,561.68 ft
45 m147.638 ft
18/36 1200 m3,937.008 ft
18 m59.055 ft

Observation YPKG 060030Z AUTO 01010KT 9999 // BKN105 16/02 Q1021 RF00.0/000.0
Station Kalgoorlie Boulder Amo
Date/Time 06 July 2020 00:30:00
Wind direction 10°
Wind speed 10 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 16°C
Dew point 2°C
Humidity 38%
QNH 1021 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Airport located 7 km from the center of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.


Hot, semi-arid/Steppe climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) - hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and mild to warm winters, with low annual precipitation.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of YPKG

  • B712, vicinity Kalgoorlie Western Australia, 2010 (On 13 October 2010, a Boeing 717-200 being operated by Cobham Aviation Services Australia for QantasLink on a scheduled passenger flight from Perth to Kalgoorlie Western Australia carried out two consecutive approaches at destination in day VMC which resulted in stick shaker activations and subsequent go arounds. A third approach at a higher indicated airspeed was uneventful and continued to a landing. There were no abrupt manoeuvres and none of the 102 occupants were injured.)