Category Archive: Cairns Airport

Open letter to Cairns Airport regarding possible new helipad location

Open Letter to Kevin Brown, CEO, Cairns Airport (CAPL) Kevin Brown, CEO Cairns Airport (CAPL) Via email to: kevin.brown@cairnsairport.com.au  2015-04-23 Dear Kevin, It has come to our attention that an option is being considered by Cairns Airport Pty Ltd (CAPL) to locate a new heliport at the site of the Jack Barnes Bicentennial Boardwalk.  We …

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MEDIA RELEASE – Important mangrove habitat to be the victim of unnecessary airport expansion

27 March 2013 The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre, CAREFISH (CAirns REcreational Fishing Industry Stake Holders) and local commercial fishers are concerned over the recent approval of the Cairns Airport Land Use Plan by the State government. The Land Use Plan contains a ‘Movement Expansion Precinct’ (or new second parallel runway) and a ‘Mixed …

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The mangroves of Ellie Point

By Rob Williams, Machans Beach I do a lot of breathing, so my love goes to my local oxygen factory, the mangrove forest of Ellie Point.  Situated over the Barron River to the southeast, the weird and wild marine wetland generates tons of oxygen during photosynthesis which the southeasterly breeze kindly delivers to my home …

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Airport Land Use Plan Update:5 November 2012

On 14th September 2012 the final version of the mangrove-threatening Cairns Airport Land Use Plan was submitted to Hon Jeff Seeney, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. Rob Williams from the Barron Delta Mangrove Protection Campaign asked the Airport Administration if a copy of this final plan is available to the public but was …

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Cairns Regional Council – 31 Oct 2012 Meeting

NORTH QUEENSLAND AIRPORTS CAIRNS AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/63969/31oct12_ordinary_cl15.pdf

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