The Forbes Aerodrome is located 8km West of Forbes along Bedgerabong Road, in an area of lightly timbered Crown Land. The access road from Bedgerabong Road is sealed. The Aerodrome site covers about 0.84 hectares. Phone 02 6852 3845 for more information.

There is a small runway (09/27) facility in the Forbes Shire, where private aircraft can land. Fees for using this facility include charges for holding an aeroplane at the airport and Landing fees that can be found in Council's Rates, Fees and Charges.

  • Runway lighting on 09/27 covers full length 1268m
  • Runway lighting is radio activated on a frequency of 122.4MHzRunway elevation is 760 feet
  • Runway 09/27 has spray seal width of 18m and gravel is available to a width of 30m
  • Runway Latitude 033'021'057" South and Longitude 147'055'033" EastRadio calls. Traffic in the circuit area is encouraged to call on 126.7 MHzNDB frequency 486 - call sign F.B.S.
Forbes Soaring & Aero Club

The Aero Club Clubhouse is located on the Southern end of the aerodrome and is accessible via Bedgerabong Road. For more information contact the club on 02 6852 3845.

Useful Links

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Air Services Australia