Col Campbell and Dick Smith
Great Lakes is a private airfield
Permission must be obtained prior to arrival
Aircraft wishing to land at Great Lakes Airport (YGRL) must contact
Lighting: PLEASE NOTE: Lighting system is currently not working. Landings only during daylight hours. The pilot activation feature is not working for the lights. They can only be turned on manually from the ground.
Frequency: 122.2 MHz
Windsocks: One at runway intersection, the other at threshold of 26, both lit.
Aerial view of Great Lakes Airport
Location: WAC 3470 37o 50.53' S 148o 00.00' E
Approx. 6 km North of Lakes Entrance township on Colquhoun Road.
Location Code: YGRL
Elevation: 260 ft at runway intersection
Communications: Multicom 126.7 Melbourne centre 124.0
Transponders must be used in Mode C.
Bitumen: 18m x 1180 m
Uphill grade: is 2.7% to runway intersection then gradual transition to flat.
Average Grade: 2.0%
Gravel: 18 m x 670 m
Uphill grade: is on 31 is 0.9%.
Concrete hardstand for turbine and transport category aircraft off taxiway at Western end of runway 08/26. Fully equipped passenger terminal and observation platform. Hangars available for all categories of aircraft.
Left hand circuits to all runways. Pilots must observe the airfield at Kalimna (YLKE) and maintain a minimum altitude of 2500ft until abeam this airfield when descending downwind for runway 26. Note the presence of tall trees on final to runway 26. Approach calls and traffic separation must be maintained on Multicom 126.7.
Magnetic Variation: 12o E - Time Zone: UTC + 10 - Weather Area: 30
Construction generally conforms to or exceeds ALA standards but the safety of all operations is strictly the responsibility of the pilot in command of the aircraft. Runway gradients may inhibit visibility and pilots must confirm that both runways are clear before landing or takeoff.
Parking: Light aircraft may park adjacent to the concrete hardstand.
|Casual||$60||Ultra Lights & 2 seater singles|
|Private Single||$60||Under 5700 kg|
|Private Twin||$60||Under 5700 kg|