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2017 Wrap Up

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A word from our CEO, Justin Giddings

December has come around so quickly - we say that every year - but this year has been a whirlwind...

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Avalon Airport Industrial Precinct Takes Off

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The chance to become a part of a new 40 hectare Industrial Precinct on a secure greenfield site with immediate access to air travel and freight doesn’t come along too often. But that’s exactly what is on offer at Avalon Airport.

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Where Every Day is World Photography Day...

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We’re right in the middle of some of the most photogenic locations around – making our region a popular and exciting place for photographers and happy-snappers from all over the world. Some great places to photograph:

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Geelong, the Bellarine & Surf Coast - Avalon Bus Transfer Announcement

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Avalon Airport is pleased to announce that SkyBus has agreed to temporarily take over the Geelong, Surf Coast and Bellarine bus service vacated by the Murrell Group on Friday. Services will resume Monday morning, operating for a 6-month period whilst arrangements for a permanent service are finalised.

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Wild Koala Day at Avalon Airport

Wild Koala Day at Avalon Airport

On 3 May 2017 the world celebrates Wild Koala Day. And given Avalon’s proximity to the furry favourite - one could almost consider us to be Koala Airport!

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Surf Coast Trek | Team Avalon

Surf Coast Trek | Team Avalon

We’re extremely proud to be sponsoring this year’s Surf Coast Trek, to raise money for the Kids Plus and Give Where You Live Foundations. The 40km trek goes from Aireys Inlet to Torquay - so walkers will get to enjoy a beautiful part of the world on Saturday 29 April. Not content with sponsoring, we are also walking - make sure you check out our sponsorship page and get behind us!

And now to introduce our extraordinary team of trekkers...

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Flying for the Kids

Flying for the Kids

A neurologist from The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) will join the many pilots taking off at the Australian International Airshow this March.

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The Australian International Airshow 2017

The Australian International Airshow 2017

From 28 February until 5 March Avalon Airport will be abuzz with the Australian International Airshow 2017. A bi-annual event, the Airshow is a favourite for lovers of aviation, science, military history and technology.

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2016 Wrap Up

2016 Wrap Up

A word from our CEO, Justin Giddings.

2016 has been a wonderful year for Avalon Airport.

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The Runway Overlay

The Runway Overlay

This year Avalon Airport underwent a massive operation – the runway overlay. The event was three years in the planning and culminated in 48 nights of works, beginning from the southern-end of the runway all the way up to the terminal end.

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Avalon Airport Industrial Precinct Welcomes Cotton On

Avalon Airport Industrial Precinct Welcomes Cotton On

Cotton On has been announced as the anchor tenant for Avalon Airport’s brand new 40 hectare Industrial Precinct.

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Five Reasons Avalon is the Easy Choice for Wyndham

Five Reasons Avalon is the Easy Choice for Wyndham

These days travellers have too little time to waste in traffic, queues or searching for parking spots or power points. The simpler, the better. There are many reasons why people living in Wyndham will find flying easier via Avalon Airport. Here’s just five of them…

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Avalon Landcare

Avalon Landcare

Jim McClusky has been working at Avalon Airport since 1979. There was virtually no such thing as high vis back then, “cotton overalls and that was it!” It was Government Aircraft Factories and farmland.

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Our Newest Destinations

Our Newest Destinations

Last month Jetstar began flying direct from Avalon Airport to Hobart and Adelaide, bringing two more cities that little bit closer to communities in Geelong, the Surf Coast and Wyndham regions.

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The Disappearance of the Blue Jumbo

The Disappearance of the Blue Jumbo

In November last year a famous landmark on the Princes Fwy towards Geelong upped and disappeared. People were concerned, emails were written, phones were called and questions were tweeted. Where had the big blue jumbo gone?

The consternation was understandable. That old Boeing 747-338 had a history as bright and exciting as its one-time Nalanji Dreaming livery, and many people had, over its many years of flight formed nostalgic relationships with it.

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