Saturday, June 8, 2013

Some Great Bizjet Action at Central Queensland Airports This Week

Several bizjets have called into various Central Queensland Airports this week.  We'll start in the Southern-part of the region with Toowoomba-based Light Jets Australia Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-TFW noted arriving into Biloela / Thangool Airport early on Thursday 6 June from Archerfield.  VH-TFW later departed to Rockhampton and then later back to Archerfield.

Citation CJ1 VH-TFW at Clermont Aerodrome (file photo)

Also at Rockampton Airport this week, locally-based J.M. Kelly Cessna 550 Citation II VH-JMK arrived from the Sunshine Coast before operating a return flight from Rocky to Bankstown later on Wednesday 5 June.

Up at Mackay Airport on Thursday 6 June, Careflight Queensland (Aeromed) LearJet 45 VH-VVI called in during a busy day's flying which started and finished at the Gold Coast and included visits to Brisbane and Cairns.  Also at Mackay on Thursday 6 June, locally-based Raytheon 390 Premier 1 bizjet N7088S departed for Bankstown.  It was noted arriving back into Mackay from Bankstown late on Friday 7 June.

N7088S at Gladstone Airport (File photo taken by Jamie C  ©)

N7088S had a busy week and was photographed (above) earlier in the week at Gladstone Airport where it arrived on Sunday 2 June and departed on Monday 3 June.

Further up the coast at Proserpine / Whitsunday Coast Airport, MacArthur Jet Charter Cessna 550 Citation Bravo bizjet VH-SCC touched down from Townsville on Wednesday 5 June.  It departed to Bankstown on Thursday 6 June.

Citation Bravo VH-SCC at Emerald Airport (file photo)

Another Cessna Citation bizjet in the form of Queensland Police Service (Airwing) Cessna 560 Citation Ultra VH-PSU popped into Proserpine / Whitsunday Coast Airport on Wednesday 5 June.

Lastly, there has been the usual mix of bizjet traffic into Hamilton Island in recent days including frequent visitors Balmoral Air Dassault Falcon 2000EX VH-WIO - last Thursday 30 May - and Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign VH-VPL - on Monday 3 June.  Meanwhile, on Friday 7 June,  Linfox Aircraft Charter (Air National Australia) Gates LearJet 35A VH-LPJ was noted arriving into Hamilton Island from Melbourne (Essendon).

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