Parkes Regional Airport
35,000 people fly between Parkes and Sydney each year.
The Parkes Regional Airport is a major gateway to the region and is located 5 kilometres east of Parkes off the Henry Parkes Way (Orange Road). The airport is serviced by Regional Express (REX) which provides regular passenger services between Parkes and Sydney. REX transports some 35,000 passengers annually.
The airport terminal has undergone an upgrade and expansion and has been named as the Robert Wilson Terminal. The new facility is a unique and contemporary space that integrates a modern check in area and spacious departure lounge complete with comfortable furniture, kids activity area and free NBN Wi-Fi.
Council operates three grass airstrips at the villages of Peak Hill, Trundle and Tullamore.
Peak Hill and Trundle airstrips are on Crown Land leased by Council for the purpose, and Tullamore airstrip is on private land.
Council is responsible for the operation of the airstrips and ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and Air Services Australia.