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Copper Coast Aerodrome

The Copper Triangle Aerodrome is located between the towns of Kadina, Wallaroo and Moonta and serves a land area of 773 Kms2.  The Copper Coast Aerodrome is not licensed.
The aerodrome was opened on the 18th April 1983.


Global position: Latitude S 33.58.2    Longitude E 137.39.6

Direction 05/23

UTC +9:30Copper Triangle Aerodrome


Above mean sea level (AMSL) - 138 FEET


Sealed runway, taxiway and apron 

Runway Direction   South/West

Runway Length   1200 metres

Runway width 18 metres

Radio Procedure

CTAF 126.7

Area Frequency 118.95

PAL   120.55






The airstrip is available to facilitate the emergency landing of RFDS, or similar emergency services aircraft for evacuation of persons requiring emergency medical care.

Landing area is suitable for night operations


Outside of sealed area may be boggy in winter or after heavy rain. 

Road access into the airstrip includes a small portion of gravel road.

No fuel available at airport.

Operating Hours and Fly Neighbourly policy
Operating Hours

7 Days at all times.

No continuous circuits

Single aircraft departures and arrivals permitted

Continuous engine test runs permitted during normal operating hours

Noise sensitive areas

Noise sensitive areas exist around the airfield with Wallaroo to the West and Kadina to the East


A landing donation for airfield upkeep box on wall of waiting area - $10 per visit

Aircraft parking - $10 per week or part thereof


Public toilets including disabled access

Waiting room with tea and coffee making facilities

At the entrance to the aerodrome there are plaques commemorating Air Marshall Sir Richard Williams, KBE, CB, DSO, Father of the Royal Australian Air Force.


There is a general aviation all weather parking area with cable tie downs on the eastern and western side.


Sealed parking area is available at the entrance adjacent to the public toilets

To arrange a taxi into one of the local towns call 8821 3444


District Council of the Copper Coast,

51 Taylor Street, Kadina

P O Box 396, Kadina SA 5554

Phone: (08) 8828 1200

Fax: (08) 8821 2736


For a printable version of the aerodrome specifications please click here.
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51 Taylor Street
PO Box 396
Kadina SA 5554