***This post has been re-written and re-published
On Tuesday 1 August, Great Western Aviation Beech B200 King Air VH-XGV arrived into Rockhampton Airport from Archerfield and then flew to the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site and back.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 2 August, VH-XGV flew to Labona and back to Rockhampton Airport before it then departed to Archerfield.
McDermott Aviation Group / Machjet International Beech B200 King Air VH-ZPY as 'MC121' / "Machflight 121" arrived into Rockhampton late the previous day and on Tuesday morning, it flew out to Labona and back.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 2 August, VH-ZPY again as "Machflight 121" flew to Labona and back to Rockhampton Airport before it then departed to Cairns.
On arrival back both aircraft unloaded their passengers at the main apron then went to parking at the General Aviation (GA) Apron.
Skytrans Airlines Dash-8-300 VH-QQL continues to complete the closed Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) charter flights from Rockhampton Airport from Labona and back. It has presently been parking in front of the new Alliance Airlines hangar at the Southern end of the Rockhampton Airport parking apron areas.
Fellow Skytrans Airlines Dash-8-100 VH-QQB as "Skytrans 955" flew up from Brisbane to Longreach Airport and then Osbourne Mine before then returning direct to Brisbane.
Seair Pacific (Istlecote) Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX VH-LYI and Cessna 208 Caravan VH-TQI flew up from Lady Elliott Island to Proserpine.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 2 August, VH-TQI flew from Proserpine Airport to Labona then to Rockhampton Airport and then Lady Elliott Island.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 2 August, VH-LYI flew down from Proserpine Airport to Middlemount Aerodrome and then to Maryborough Airport.
Meanwhile, some other GA movements in the area, also on Tuesday 1 August, included Aero Professional Services SOCATA TBM700 VH-VSV which departed its Denison Downs (Emerald) base for Rockhampton Airport before later returning there.
Brescon (Toowoomba) Beech B200 King Air VH-WXB flew up to Labona from Archerfield and then across to Bowen Aerodrome.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 2 August, VH-WXB flew down from Bowen Aerodrome to Archerfield.
Telford Aviation Beech A36 Bonanza VH-MPT flew up to my local Clermont Aerodrome from Archerfield.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 2 August, VH-MPT departed Clermont Aerodrome for Moura Aerodrome.
M. D. H. P/L (Cloncurry) Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-MDH flew up from Archerfield to Kierawonga, a Fattening Lot North-West of Rockhampton.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 2 August, This afternoon PC12 MDH departed Kierawonga to Devoncourt Station.
And Kalgoorlie-based Leahy Aviation Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-8ML arrived into Rockhampton Airport from Townsville.
UPDATE! On Thursday 3 August, VH-8ML departed Rockhampton Airport for Archerfield.
Finally, also on Tuesday 1 August, Jetstream Aviation (Emprja P/L) Cessna 550 Citation II VH-VDF visited Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport from the Sunshine Coast.
And Bowenville (near Toowoomba) based Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1+ bizjet VH-JSZ flew up from Wangaratta in Victoria to Glen Innes in New South Wales and then to my local Clermont Aerodrome and then down to Archerfield.
Photo taken by John Lee ©