Moorabbin Airport is essentially a domestic local airport (no International flights), Australia's third busiest airport by aircraft movement currently recording 250,000 movements per annum.
Moorabbin Airport is Australia's leading General Aviation airport, home to premier flying training schools for both fixed and rotary wing operations.
Training is a significant component of aviation operations with two thirds of our movements being recorded by over a dozen flying schools.
Other aviation uses include aircraft maintenance, air charter, freight, recreational flying and air work, such as aerial photography and surveying, as well as emergency services such as the Royal Flying Doctors and Air Ambulance Services.
Moorabbin Airport is home to over 50 aviation organisations, including over a dozen flying schools and some 350 aircraft and helicopters are located on the 294 hectare site.
As Moorabbin is a metropolitan airport there is always a great mix of aircraft on site, including vintage biplanes, training craft and helicopters to sleek corporate jets.
Moorabbin is home base to Regular Passenger Transport (RPT) operator King Island Airlines, which links King Island to the mainland with daily flights, carrying premium crayfish, cheese and tourists.
King Island Airlines | Flight Schedule
Mon - Fri - Departs Moorabbin 7:30am & 3:30pm
Mon - Fri - Arrival Moorabbin 10am & 6pm
Saturday - Departs Moorabbin 7:30am | Arrival Moorabbin 10am
Sunday - Departs Moorabbin 3:30pm | Arrival Moorabbin 6pm
Free open air parking is available at the main Moorabbin Airport carpark (cnr of Second Ave & Bundoora Pde). Secure, undercover parking please call Stu at Melbourne Car Kennel on 03 9580 6630 for pricing and to make a booking.
How to get to & from Moorabbin Airport
From any of the city's railway stations (Richmond, South Yarra and Caulfield stations) the Frankston train line goes through Cheltenham station. The bus stop outside the Cheltenham station is on the corner of Station and Charman Roads and there are two buses that travel past the airport. Ask the driver to stop at Moorabbin Airport. ptv.vic.gov.au
Travel time from Cheltenham is approximately 10 minutes with buses leaving every 20 minutes Monday to Friday and hourly on Saturday and Sunday. There is no bus service on public holidays.
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Approximate fare to Melbourne CBD is $39 - $45 excluding phone booking fee or card service fees.
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There are 5 main operational runways, four in two sets of parallel configurations, which can accommodate aircraft up to 50 seat regional airline category.
145.0964°E, 37.9800°S - 12m above sea level
❊ What's On ❊
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ Moorabbin Airport Moorabbin Airport | Map
✆ (+61 3) 9587 3666
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Moorabbin Airport
→ Airlines of Tasmania
→ King Island Airlines
❊ Also See... ❊
→ Australian National Aviation Museum
→ King Island Airlines
→ Professional Helicopter Services
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