Bendigo Airport operations

Airport location

Bendigo Airport is located approximately 6 kilometres from Bendigo's city centre. 

Aeronautical information YBDG:

  • Latitude: 36 44.22 S 
  • Longitude: 144 19.47 E 
  • Variation: 11 DEG East 
  • Elevation Above Sea Level: 710 ft 
  • Reference: World Aeronautical Chart: WAC 3469, 3470 
  • ICAO Code: YBDG 
  • IATA Code: BXG
Runway 05/23

A partially paved runway of 767 metres long and 18 metres wide.

Subject to restrictions/closures during wet periods.

Runway 17/35

A bitumen code 3 runway 1,600 metres long and 30 metres wide. 

Users requiring pavement concession should contact the Airport Manager.

Navigation landing aids

RNAV (GNSS) Runway 17 and Runway 35 
Runway 17/35 Pilot Activated Lighting (PAL) 119.3 
Three illuminated wind indicators  
AWIS phone 03 9280 5643 and 128.15

Taxiway apron

Sealed apron immediately west of runway 17/35 is available for tie down and short-term parking. The area directly in front of the terminal building is for charter and ambulance aircraft. 

Long term parking is available north of the main apron, follow MAGS.

Fuel facilities

AVGAS and JetA1 available.

Skyfuel AVGAS and Jet A1, H24 self-service bowsers accepts Mastercard, Visa and Skyfuel Carnet card. For site information and orientation contact: 

0418 862 100 or 0417 780 280

Annual fee registration

The annual fee options are valid from July 1 until June 30 each year and you must re-apply each year.  

If you would like to apply for an annual fee, please complete the registration form. This form is to be used for both the annual user fee and annual parking fee.   

Fee exemption

Charity flights and special events can apply for an exemption from landing fees by seeking prior approval from the Bendigo Airport Manager.

To apply, please complete the exemption form one month prior to the event date. If the exemption is submitted outside of this timeframe, Bendigo Airport cannot guarantee submission will be assessed and processed before the event date.

Approval of the exemption is at the discretion of the Airport Manager.


Currently no designated landing point is provided for helicopters.  


For more information please contact us:

[email protected]

0499 700 128