|IATA: JAD - ICAO: YPJT|
|Operator||Jandakot Airport Holdings|
|Serves||Perth, Western Australia|
|Elevation AMSL||99 ft (30 m)|
Jandakot Airport (IATA: JAD, ICAO: YPJT) is an Australian general aviation airport located in Jandakot, Perth, Western Australia. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many The ICAO (ˌaɪˌkeɪˈoʊ Airport code or location indicator is a four-letter Alphanumeric Code designating each airport around Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. The term above mean sea level ( AMSL) refers to the Elevation (on the ground or Altitude (in the Air) of any object relative to the A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A runway ( RWY) is a strip of land on an Airport, on which Aircraft can take off and land. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many The ICAO (ˌaɪˌkeɪˈoʊ Airport code or location indicator is a four-letter Alphanumeric Code designating each airport around For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. General aviation (abbr GA) is one of two categories of Civil aviation. Jandakot is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Cockburn local government area. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. Jandakot airport opened in 1963. From 1 July 1998, Jandakot Airport Holdings purchased a 50-year lease with a 49-year option to operate and maintain the airport including its conservation areas. "July 1st" redirects here For the Ayumi Hamasaki song see H (song. Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar)
Originally built on unproductive farm lands, it is now among residential suburbs in the south of the Perth metropolitan area, within the City of Cockburn, and just south of Leeming and west of Canning Vale. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. The City of Cockburn is a Local Government Area in the southern suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth about south of Fremantle Leeming is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Its Local Government Areas are the City of Melville, the City of Canning Vale is a large southern suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, and is located 20 km from the Perth CBD.
The airport recorded 407,148 aircraft movements in 2006 and 381,724 in 2007, making it the busiest airport in Australia and the 29th busiest airport in the world by aircraft movements in 2007. The thirty world's busiest airports by traffic movements are measured by total movements (data provided by Airports Council International) It has a reported capacity of 514,650 per annum. 
Its post code is 6164. Postcodes are used in Australia for the purposes of sorting and directing Mail.
The airport provides a base for essential service organisations such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Department of Environment and Conservation Forest and Bushfire Patrol and the WA Police Air Support. The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia ( RFDS, informally known as The Flying Doctors) is an Air ambulance service for those living in the remote inland The Western Australia Police services an area of 25 million square kilometres the world's largest non-federated area of jurisdiction Jandakot is also an important training base for international airline pilots, with Singapore Airlines and China Southern Airlines operating flying colleges and student accommodation facilities at the Airport. Singapore Airlines Limited ( SIA) ( abbreviated zh 新航 Syarikat Penerbangan Singapura சிங்கப்பூர் ஏர்லைன்ஸ் ( is the China Southern Airlines ( Simplified Chinese: 中国南方航空公司 (,) is an Airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong Province China Southern West Australian Flying College also operates from Merredin Aerodrome. Merredin is a town in Western Australia, located in the Central Wheatbelt roughly mid-way between Perth and Kalgoorlie, on Route 94
Jandakot is also home to the Royal Aero Club of Western Australia.
There are also a number of charter operators who provide flights for the 'fly in fly out' staff of remote mining companies.
On the main road opposite the tower there is a memorial to Robin Miller, the "Sugarbird Lady", who as a nurse and later RFDS pilot brought vaccinations to remote Western Australian communities. Robin Miller ( 7 December 1940 - 7 December 1975) known as "The Sugarbird Lady", was an Australian Aviator
Jandakot Airport covers 6. 22 km² with 4 km² of Banksia woodlands; this includes 2. Banksia is a Genus of around 170 Species in the Plant family Proteaceae. 8 km² of conservation reserve. Within the airport boundaries 290 native flora species have been identified including the endangered Grand Spider Orchid (caladenia hueglii). The flora of Australia comprises a vast assemblage of plant species estimated to over 20000 vascular and 14000 Non-vascular plants 250000 species of Over 100 fauna species have also been identified. The The Southern Brown Bandicoot and kangaroos can be seen feeding on the maintained areas of grassland around sunset most nights. A bandicoot is any of about 20 species of small to medium-sized terrestrial Marsupial Omnivores in the order Peramelemorphia. A kangaroo is a Marsupial from the family Macropodidae (macropods meaning 'large foot' Two sites of Aboriginal heritage land have been identified with the airport; both of these are included in the conservation reserve. These sites contain scattered small artifacts.
On 15 June 2006, Jandakot Airport Holdings, after being bought out by property developer Ascot Capital Limited, announced a proposal to relocate the airport's operations to the southern outskirts of Perth, possibly to a site in the Shire of Murray. Events 763 BC - Assyrians record a Solar eclipse that will be used to fix the Chronology of Mesopotamian history Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. The Shire of Murray is a Local Government Area of Western Australia.  The proposal's success depends on the successful negotiation of a land swap arrangement with State and Commonwealth governments. The formation of the Government of Western Australia is prescribed in its Constitution which dates from 1890 although it has been amended many times since then This article describes the federal government of Australia See Australian governments for other jurisdictions The Jandakot Airport Chamber of Commerce and many users of Jandakot Airport are opposed to the relocation as are the residents of the proposed site. 
A letter from Mark Vaile, the former Federal Minister for Transport, to the leaseholders of Jandakot Airport has effectively stopped any plans for the relocation of the airport for the foreseeable future. Mark Anthony James Vaile (born 18 April 1956) Australian politician is a former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and former leader of the In the meantime Jandakot Airport Holdings are proceeding with the construction of a fourth runway at the airport.
In 2006 Ascot Capital Limited announced plans to develop 149 hectares of land around the airport, approved for non-aviation related development by the federal government. Explanation The hectare is commonly used in most countries around the world especially in domains concerned with land planning and management such as Agriculture, The project would provide up to 500,000 square metres of leasable space.  Harvey Norman have announced that they will take up 20 hectares (with 10,000 square metres of floorspace) in the first stage of Jandakot City. Harvey Norman is a large Australian-based retailer of electrical computer furniture entertainment and bedding goods 
This airport has three runways, 06L/24R (30 m wide), 06R/24L (18 m wide) and 12/30 (30 m wide).
Latitude: 32°05'48"S (-32. 096667)
Longitude: 115°52'54"E (115. 881667)
Elevation: 99 ft (30 m)
Frequencies in use:
Tower: 118. 1
Circuits: 119. 4
Ground: 124. 3
ATIS: 120. 9, 281
CTAF: 118. 1
PAL/PAPI: 123. 9
ACD: 132. 95
Fuel: 129. 9 (Air BP), 121. 8 (Shell Aviation)