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  • Excellent weather conditions North of the ranges.
  • No complex airspace simple CTAF procedures.
  • We have highly experienced mature instructors many with airline experience
  • Long Established flying school (45 years training pilots for the world’s airlines)
  • No contracts and no money up front required.
  • We have two examiners on the staff.
  • We specialise in Instructor Ratings and FIR upgrades
 
 

About Shepparton

Shepparton is a major commercial centre, located between Nagambie and Numurkah on the Goulburn Valley Highway which is the main inland road route between Melbourne and Brisbane.

Shepparton is situated within the rich dairying, fruit growing and agricultural region of the Goulburn Valley, with the area responsible for producing around 25 percent of Victoria's rural output. Major food companies in the area include SPC Ardmona and Campbells Soups. SPC Ardmona have a factory sales supermarket open to the public in Corio Street which they claim to be Australia's largest food factory outlet.

The large commercial centre of Shepparton is based around the main thoroughfare of Wyndham Street and the mall along part of Maude Street. A communications tower, located off the Maude Street Mall, is open weekdays from 9am to 3pm and offers visitors spectacular views over the city and surrounding countryside from a public viewing platform.

About the Airport

The Shepparton Aerodrome is located 8 kilometres south of the Shepparton CBD on Melbourne Road, Kialla. It is at latitude S 36° 25'7", longitude E 145° 23'6" and altitude 374 feet. Landing fees apply.

Runways

The aerodrome has two active runways:

  • The 18-36 Runway is 1380m with a sealed width of 18m and was reconstructed in 1992 to withstand a turbo prop SAAB 340. Each end of the main runway is fitted with a PAPI system.

  • The 09-27 Runway is gravel pavement with a length of 423m and width of 30m

Taxiway and apron

Taxiways have a sealed width of 10m. A sealed apron and tie down areas are provided in front of the northern hangars.

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Refuelling facilities

The fuel supplier at the aerodrome is Gawne Aviation. Telephone (03) 5823 1481 during business hours.

Navigational aids

Navigational aids at the aerodrome include a Non Directional Beacon (NDB), Automatic Weather Information Broadcast, Unicom Service Operations and Aerodrome Frequency Response Unit (AFRU) and PAPI (Precision Approach Path Indicator) System.

Pavement concession permits

For pilots wanting to land with planes heavier than 5700 kg, please contact the Aerodrome Manager to arrange a possible pavement concession permit.

Our Fleet

 
 
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Where our Pilots fly...

Our pilots fly all over the world. We have kept a map of where they our pilots have gone on to be employed, have a look! We are proud of our students and proud of the training we provide that sets them up for success in the world stage.