Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

Flight path changes

Airservices works closely with airports, airlines and the community to minimise noise impacts on residents as much as possible when designing and implementing flight paths.

Current

31 October 2018

Brisbane Airport Helicopter and Light Aircraft Routes
Airservices will implement standard flight path routes to and from Brisbane Airport for helicopters and light aircraft from 1 November 2018.

For a summary of the feedback received on this change please see Helicopter and Light Aircraft Routes Summary of Feedback under Downloads.

29 October 2018

Maryborough Airport Proposed Changes to Runway 17 GPS Approach Flight Path
Airservices is proposing changes to the satellite navigation (GPS) approach flight path for aircraft landing from the north onto Runway 17 at Maryborough Airport. Residents in the Howard, Torbanlea, Burgowan, Walligan, Susan River, Toogoom and Takura areas may notice a change in aircraft tracking.

For more information please see the Maryborough Airport Proposed Changes to Runway 17 factsheet under Downloads.

19 October 2018 
Gold Coast Airport Smart Tracking Update – Runway 32

Airservices is implementing improvements in satellite assisted aircraft navigation as part of a national initiative to provide additional safety, landing predictability, fuel and emissions benefits to airlines. This program is known as Smart Tracking. Airservices is proposing to update the Smart Tracking approach procedures at Gold Coast Airport for aircraft landing on Runway 32 from the south.

For more information please see the Gold Coast Airport Smart Tracking Update – Runway 32 factsheet under Downloads.

Resources

Helicopter and Light Aircraft Routes Summary of Feedback – 31 October 2018
Maryborough Airport Proposed Changes to Runway 17 – 29 October 2018
Gold Coast Airport Smart Tracking Update – Runway 32
– 19 October 2018
Brisbane Airport Changes to the arrival flight path from the north to Runway 19 – 8 November 2018
Moorabbin Airport Non Directional Beacon (NDB) Minimum Holding Altitude Change
– 2 March 2018
Melbourne Airport Smart Path
– 20 February 2018

Sydney curfew departures noise improvement – 9 November 2017
Sydney change to the arrival route from the north in bad weather – 9 November 2017
Hobart Airport Standard Arrivals and Departures – 14 September 2017

Previous changes