Waikerie Airport

Waikerie Airport (ICAO: YWKI) is located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) east[1] of the town of Waikerie in the locality of Holder, South Australia.

Waikerie Airport
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorLoxton/Waikerie District Council
LocationHolder, South Australia
Elevation AMSL138 ft / 42 m
Coordinates34°11′00″S 140°01′48″E / 34.18333°S 140.03000°E / -34.18333; 140.03000Coordinates: 34°11′00″S 140°01′48″E / 34.18333°S 140.03000°E / -34.18333; 140.03000
YWKI is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 960 3,150 Asphalt
02/20 832 2,730 Gravel
Sources: Australian AIP[1]

The flat dry terrain in the area provides good thermals for gliding. The airport is home to the Waikerie Gliding Club. Waikerie hosted the 14th World Gliding Championships in 1974.

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  1. ^ a b YWKI – Waikerie (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 15 August 2019

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