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    Parafield Airfield (Adelaide Airport) South Australia Australia

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Robert Jarrett 2005

Location
Lat 34° 47' 36S Long 138° 37' 59E  Parafield Airport is located at Parafield north of Adelaide.

Construction
During October 1927, established by the South Australian Government to replace an area at Albert Park that had been used for landings until 1928. On August 5, 1929 this airfield was officially opened by the Governor of South Australia.

Postwar
Parafield was used for commercial flights until the Adelaide Airport located at West Beach was opened in February 1955.

Today
Still in use today as Adelaide Parafield Airport. Airport code ICAO: YPPF. The airport has four runways. The first is oriented 21L/03R measures 4,196' x 98' sufaced with GVL. The second oriented 21R/03L meausres 4,429' x 59' surfaced with asphalt. The third is oriented 26L/08R measures 3,255' x 59' surfaced with asphalt. The fourth is oriented 26R/08L measures 3,143' x 59' surfaced with asphalt.

Classic Jet Fighter Museum (CJFM, Classic Jets Museum)
Hanger 52, Anderson Drive, Parafield Airport, Parafield, South Australia
Open weekends, school & public holidays | 10am - 4pm | Tel: 8258 2277

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May 22, 2017

 

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