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Burketown Airport (BUC)


Burketown, Australia

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Elevation: 21ft

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Burketown is a small town in the Gulf of Carpentaria region of Queensland, Australia. It is located on the Albert River, approximately 660 kilometres (410 mi) south-west of Cairns and 830 kilometres (520 mi) north-west of Townsville. The town has a population of around 500 people and is the administrative centre of the Carpentaria Shire. The surrounding area is rich in natural attractions, including a vast wetland system, Aboriginal rock art, and fishing spots. The local economy is based on agriculture and tourism. Burketown is known for its annual barramundi fishing competitions and is a popular destination for bird watching. Visitors can explore the town???oos history at the Burketown Museum and the Burketown Visitor Information Centre, or take a scenic drive on the nearby Albert River Gorge Road.

Airport Directions

The best way to get to Burketown Airport (BUC) is by car or bus. By car, the journey is approximately 447 km and will take around 6 hours. The estimated cost of a car journey is around $150. By bus, there are no direct services to Burketown Airport. The closest bus station is located in Mount Isa, which is approximately 447 km away and will take approximately 8 hours to reach. The estimated cost of a bus journey is around $100. There are no trains or taxis available to get to Burketown Airport.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

At Burketown Airport (BUC), there are currently no scheduled commercial airlines operating. However, there are several charter airlines that offer flights in and out of the airport, including Airnorth, West Wing Aviation, and Regional Express. Additionally, there are several private operators that offer flights to the airport.

Airport Address

The address of Burketown Airport (BUC) is: Burketown Airport, Burketown, Queensland, Australia. The phone number is +61 7 4745 6500 and the email address is The opening hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost & Found office at Burketown Airport (BUC) is located in the main terminal building. The contact information for the office is:Address: Beames St, Burketown, Queensland 4830 AustraliaTelephone: +61 7 4745 1133Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm.

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