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YDEK, elevation 230 feet, UTC +8   CTAF 127.85

Airport Operator:      Shire of Denmark, P.O. Box 183, Denmark, WA 6333 08 9848-0300, Airstrip phone number 9848 1334, untended.  After hours emergencies phone number: Director Community Services 0419 949 733

Handling and Services:     No fuel at airport. Air BP avgas and Jet A1 available 24 hours VIA card bowser at Albany, 20 nautical miles east

Passenger Facilities:    WC in terminal building, door lock code numbers same as CTAF frequency.  Denmark Taxi 9848 2295 Denmark Car Hire 9848 2146.  Denmark central business district approximately 3 km south west of airport.

Physical Characteristics:      Runway 09/27 Length  1204 meters, bitumen paving  15 meters wide, turning nodes at end 16 meter radius, unrated.  Aircraft greater than 2000 kg make wide radius turns while on runway.  Please, no pivot turns on runway to protect bitumen pavement integrity.  

Runway 09 heading 092 magnetic, runway 27 heading 272 magnetic.

Limited hard pavement parking available.  Parking encouraged on mown grass.  In summer months, do not park in water bomber refill area marked next to terminal.

Aerodrome and Approach Lighting:    Runway 09/27 Low Intensity Runway Lighting (LIRL), taxiway lighting to terminal, terminal overhead area lighting.   Pilot Activated Lighting (PAL) frequency 120.6, three one second transmissions and pauses, remains on 20 minutes after activation.  No standby power available.   

ATS Communication Facilities: FIA  Melbourne Centre, 123.9 (transmitter at Albany 20 NM east), not accessible on ground. 

CTAF:    127.85, shared with Albany Airport 20 NM to east, Automatic Frequency Response Unit (AFRU) at Albany. 

Instrument Approach:  ILS and GNSS approaches available at Albany Airport 20 nautical miles east.

Additional Information:

1)      Hills to west, not lighted, below 1000 feet AMSL

2)      Western  200  meters of  runway 09 slopes upward with gradient of 1.75 %  (1.0 degrees)

3)      Aerodrome used as forward base for aerial water bombers in event of regional bushfires.  Use caution, park on grass area in front of the hangars during water bomber operations.

4)      Kangaroos cross runway most commonly at dawn and dusk. Early evening when the sun is low in the sky, runway 27 can be a challange. One twin ended up in the trees. 

5)      Auger Inn offers 100 octane coffees for two hours starting at 10:00 AM most Mondays in one of the hangars but give us a call first to make sure it's on.

6)      Denmark Airport Association represents local pilots and aviation enthusiasts.  Sec/Treasurer Keith Linguard  0411 553 330
    The workers :- Kit Hoare 0447 428 244 and yours truly Chris Howden 0429 421 786. My phone blocks all callers who don't show an identity.

7)      Denmark Airpark, consisting of 10 combined residence/hangar lots of half an acre each immediately north of hangars near terminal.

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