Aitkenvale Aerodrome was an aerodrome located 10 km (6 mi) southwest of Townsville, Queensland, Australia near Aitkenvale Weir on the banks of the Ross River. It was also known as Weir and Aitkenvale Weir.
|Operator||Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)|
|In use||1942 - 1945|
The aerodrome was constructed in 1942, during World War II, for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as part of a group of airfields to be used as aircraft dispersal fields in the event of Imperial Japanese attack on the Townsville area.
It was abandoned after the war and has been redeveloped for housing.
Units based at Aitkenvale AerodromeEdit
- Dunn, Peter. "AITKENVALE WEIR AIRFIELD TOWNSVILLE AREA DURING WW2". www.ozatwar.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
- Dunn, Peter. "ACCIDENT INVOLVING A KITTYHAWK AND A STEER AT AITKENVALE AIRFIELD, TOWNSVILLE, QLD ON 19 JUNE 1944". www.ozatwar.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
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