Cessnock Airport is
a small civilian airport located 6 kilometres by road
north of Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia. Cessnock Airport
is 30 minutes from Newcastle and is a centre for aviation
training and other flying services, including private aircraft
hire, charter and scenic flights. Cessnock Airport is a popular
location to train pilots for all levels of licences and ratings
in a wide range of aircraft.
Airport is a popular Flight training airport servicing Newcastle
and Lower Hunter based pilots and students. It is considered
popular due to its large training area, which it shares
with Maitland Airport and other Hunter Region aerodromes. There
are 2 flight training schools - Hunter Valley Aviation and
Avondale Aviation, which are owned by Wollongong University.
The airport is also home to a helicopter joy flight centre.
Early morning Hot air balloon flights are also common.
Airport, Cessnock City Council, PO Box
152 , Cessnock, NSW