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Mildura Airport, Victoria. Flights to Mildura, Murray & Mungo
Your Gateway to Mildura and the Murray Outback Region
As you fly into Mildura you have the opportunity to view the vast stretches of national parks dotted with native scrub and abounding with wildlife. The nearby dry-land farming areas with wheat, sheep and cattle production provide ever changing contrasts of rich colour as the seasons progress.
Suddenly the scene changes as blocks of citrus and vineyards sweep into view, appearing as a tapestry of lush green growth. The lines of healthy grape vines can be clearly seen and provide a spectacular overview of Mildura’s well renowned table grape, wine and dried fruit industries.
Flying into Mildura...
The majestic Murray River snaking its way through Mildura is dotted with sand beaches on almost every bend and provides a relaxing tranquillity and enchanting beauty to the landscape. The nourishing power of irrigation which has transformed a once harsh environment into a Mediterranean-like oasis, is clearly evident.
Welcome to the magic of Mildura and the spectacular Murray Outback region.
Mildura Airport - Where is it?...
Mildura is strategically located between Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide and is situated on the mighty Murray River in North Western Victoria. Mildura's prosperity is largely due to the fact that it sits at the centre of one of Australia's largest fruit bowls.
The Airport is located on the Sturt Highway approximately 10 kilometres south west of Mildura City. The surrounding region encompasses the townships of Merbein, Irymple, Red Cliffs, Nangiloc, Ouyen and Werrimull in Victoria and Wentworth, Dareton, Buronga and Gol Gol in NSW.
Flight times listed are to and from destinations only.
There is a diversity of agricultural and horticultural activities in the Mildura region as well as an abundance of sunshine. The region also offers the traveller a range of things to see or do with a huge range of accommodation available to suit all requirements. There is a diverse range of quality sporting venues and facilities available. The Staff of Mildura Visitor Information & Booking Centre at the Alfred Deakin Centre are happy to provide more details on local tourist attractions and accommodation bookings. Telephone (03) 5021 4424
The Mildura Airport is owned and operated by the Mildura Rural City Council and serves a community in excess of 50,000 people. The population is steadily increasing and business and tourism are developing rapidly.
Essential fast access to capital cities is achieved by the reliable prop jet aircraft which regularly service the Mildura Airport. Approximate flight times are one hour to Melbourne and Adelaide and two hours to Sydney.
Mildura Airport is the busiest regional airport in Victoria in regard to passenger movements. In excess of 170,000 passengers used the facility in 2006 taking advantage of the regular daily flights which provide direct access to Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.
There are two flying schools operating from the Airport as well as aircraft charter operators and aircraft maintenance facilities. General aviation is well catered for with a separate terminal facility and aircraft parking areas.
Mildura Airport has two sealed runways illuminated for night operations. The main east/west runway allows operations of larger type aircraft up to Boeing 737 jet standard. The runway asphalt surface is 45 metres wide (20m grooved) and 1,830 metres long with additional sealed stopways and gravel runway end safety areas.
Mildura Airport - What we have to offer you...
Passenger Terminal: The Mildura Air Terminal is a spacious, modern, user friendly facility. A security departure lounge is available for those airlines which practice security measures and a well appointed kiosk operates within the building. The terminal also has disabled and child care facilities.
There is a full range of transport services linking the Airport to Mildura. These services include taxis and rental cars. Rental car companies operating at the passenger terminal include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty and Europcar.
For more detailed technical information, please visit our website or contact the Airport Manager on (03) 5022 1418.
The Airline Servicing Mildura
Regional Air Express
20 return flights each week between Mildura and Melbourne with an average of three a day.
REX Mildura passengers who are flying overseas with any of the following five major international airlines - Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Thai International and Eva Air - can now obtain seat allocation and international boarding passes when they check in with REX at Mildura Airport, avoiding delays in Sydney and Melbourne.
Telephone your local travel agent.
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