King Island Airport is a small regional airport located near the town of Currie on King Island off the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The airport is owned and operated by the King Island Council.For King Island Rambles and beyond, use our King Island trip itinerary planner to get the most from your King Island vacation.
The airport was the site of a light plane crash on 26 November 1998, when a Piper Lance crashed shortly after take off on its way to Moorabbin, Victoria, killing three Melbourne nurses on board. It was suspected that a strong gust of wind just after take off caused the plane to stall and crash.
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I made a last minute booking and Ondrea went out of her way to accomodate me. It was an awesome experience we saw so many platypus and the coffee helped the early morning start! more »
Fabulous tour with Ondrea who, is a friendly and informative guide. After a short walk to the beautiful viewing spot near Grassy the platypus immediately started showing themselves, 72 sightings in th... more »
i was born on king island and if you were born there u were better than everybody else and it always rained there everyday for years so it can change the body of a young child but king island is much closer to Australia than Tasmania and so what it means is that people born on king island r better faster and stronger than everybody lol
A deceivingly large island with many different moods. One day can be serene and calm and the next brutally wild. You don't have to travel far to find a beach all to yourself or a rugged rocky outcrop to enjoy some fishing.
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