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Cooktown Airport Development

Project Overview

Cook Shire Council has committed to developing the aviation industry in Cooktown with the long term goal of developing the Cooktown Airport and associated Aviation Park into a regionally significant aviation precinct servicing Cape York and the Asia Pacific region. The preparation of a Development Master Plan for Cooktown Airport is required to meet the needs of Council in providing a guidance document that will achieve Council's long term goal in that it will provide a direction for the aerodrome in terms of future infrastructure development and cost recovery, these being balanced against the economic and social requirements and aspirations of the local community.

Strategic Objectives

The purpose of the Master Plan is to establish a framework for the future planning and development of Cooktown Airport to ensure Council achieves its strategic objectives and capitalises on the aeronautical and commercial opportunities provided by the airport. A key aspect of the Master Plan will be the upgrading of the aerodrome as a code 3C airport and to protect this rating during the airport's and associated industrial estate's expansion.

A copy of the Master Plan can be downloaded here.

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4069 5444

Fax: (07) 4082 0588