Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

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Thursday, 25 August 2016

Mission Aviation Fellowship Cessna Caravan N71367 delivery flight

N71367 C208 Honiara-Cairns-Mareeba, to be P2-MAH

N71367 C208 at Cairns.

C.P. Group Falcon 2000 N688CP

N688CP F2TH Cairns-Bundaberg-Brisbane, was Bangkok-Cairns 24/8/2016

N688CP F2TH at Cairns.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Execujet Aviation Gulfstream 650 HB-IVJ

(AVCON 1) VCN1 HB-IVJ GLF6 Bathurst-Cairns

HB-IVJ GLF6 at Cairns

Heli Solutions BK-117 P2-HSO delivery flight

P2-HSO BK17 south-Cairns

P2-HSO BK17 at Cairns.

Island Reef Helicopters Robinson R44 VH-TIL

Photographed today at Cairns was Island Reef Helicopters Robinson R44 VH-TIL with Bedarra titles. VH-TIL operates daily transfers between Bedarra Island resort and Cairns.

VH-TIL R44 at Cairns.

Helicopter Safaris Cape York tour

11 helicopters arrived in Cairns on 19/8/2016 which were part of the Helicopter Safaris Cape York tour. They departed today 21/8/2016 heading north.

Below is a list of the helicopter registrations noted:

VH-WJY AW119, VHMES R44, VH-CLS R44, VH-OTA R66, VH-YZD R44, VH-TIB R44, VH-NVM R44, VH-TEO R44, VH-PFF R44, VH-XPL R44 and VH-CMI B407.

VH-WJY AW119 at Cairns, Photo supplied.

VH-NVM R44 at Cairns.

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Friday, 19 August 2016

RAAF C17 Globemaster III A41-209 and A41-211

STAL23 A41-209 C17 Avalon-Cairns-Amberley
STAL75 A41-211 C17 Richmond-Cairns-Amberley

A41-211 C17 at Cairns.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Earthquake disrupts flights in FNQ

A Magnitude 5.8 earthquake centred North East of Bowen (461 kms south east of Cairns) caused significant disruption to flights at Cairns Airport. Air Services Australia evacuated their facility for just over 1 hour due to the earthquake.

The following flights were disrupted, delayed or diverted due to the earthquake:

QFA926 and QLK479D diverted to TSV and VOZ785 diverted to ROK.
QFA784, QLK481D, QJE1854, QFA784, JS950, JST948 were delayed as a result of being held on the ground at their respective origins.
Outbound services from Cairns: CPA146, TGW491, UTY891, SKP77, JST935, JST943 and ANO161 were delayed between 30 to 120 mins on departure. VOZ786 was rescheduled to depart on Friday morning.
The flow on effect caused delays on several flights into the evening.

Several General Aviation movements and Reef helicopters flights were noted diverting to nearby locations including Mareeba Aerodrome and coastal areas.

Cairns Airport view.

RNZAF Boeing 757 NZ7572

KIW43 NZ7572 B752 Townsville-Brunei, was Ohakea-Townsville 17/8/2016

NZ7572 B752 at Townsville, Photo by Graham.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

New Tribes Mission Aviation Kodiak P2-NTZ first visit

P2-NTZ KODI Cairns-Port Moresby, was Port Moresby-Cairns 16/8/2016

P2-NTZ KODI at Cairns.

Asian One Air Cessna Caravan C208 PK-LTF departs

PK-LTF C208 Cairns-Merauke

PK-LTF C208 at Cairns.

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Armee De L'air Francaise Casa CN-235M 065

CTM1161 065 CN35 Darwin-Cairns-Noumea

065 CN35 at Cairns.