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Air Charter Destinations: Chinchilla, Queensland

Air Charter Destinations: Chinchilla, Queensland
May 6, 2015 Adagold Aviation

Chinchilla Queensland is situated 300km north west of Brisbane and is one of the towns in the Western Downs that has become a hub for companies operating and supporting the gas projects in the region.  Adagold Aviation has been managing air charters into the town over the past several years for a number of organisations.  Long before the gas projects, Chinchilla’s main claim to fame has been the renowned ‘Chinchilla Melon Festival’ held every second February.

Private Air Charters & FIFO Services

Air charters into Chinchilla are frequent and include adhoc charters and scheduled FIFO services.  The aerodrome is a short drive out of town and is easily accessible.  There’s no secured parking on site nor any hire car companies at the small terminal but Adagold Aviation can also arrange ground transport to and from the airport.  When booking an air charter to Chinchilla with Adagold Aviation, be sure to ask about how we can assist with transport in town for you or your group.

The 1,066m airstrip is suitable for twin engine turbo props of up to 12 seats for adhoc charters or long term FIFO contracts.  A flight from the Brisbane Jet Base to Chinchilla typically takes around 40 minutes.  From there, Miles is 30 minute drive or Dalby 1 hour.

Accommodation in Chinchilla

There are a range of accommodation providers in the town from hotels and motels, to a 1000 room accommodation village which includes meals and all services.  This is located a convenient 5 minute drive from the aerodrome and suits a single traveller through to a large group or workforce.

Major companies operating in the region who have an office in Chinchilla include:

  • QGC
  • Thiess
  • Origin
  • Murphy Pipe & Civil
  • Schlumberger
  • GE Oil & Gas

There are a number of aircraft types that are suitable to service Chinchilla, however capabilities can vary through the warmer months.  If you would like more information on the best options to charter an aircraft to Chinchilla and how Adagold Aviation can manage your entire trip, please contact one of our Charter Specialists on 1800 767 747 or email charters@adagold.com

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