The 75th percentile performance figures for airborne delay at Brisbane are indicated in Figure 10. July performance did not meet the target for the median (1.4 minutes) or the 75th percentile (4.3 minutes). Compared to the same month last year, there was an increase in the airborne delay median performance (from 1.1 minutes) and 75th percentile (from 3.8 minutes).
Figure 10: Brisbane airborne delay 75th percentile (last 24 months)
Table 6 describes the notable airborne delay events during July in Brisbane. Exercise Talisman Sabre was on during July and several days were impacted by pop up military flights.
(minutes – 75th percentile)
(Contributing causes to increased delays)
|5 July||16-18||7.6||Off-schedule internationals and non-compliant flights during busy period with 5 medical flights and 2 military flights.|
|12 July||18-19||6.1||Off-schedule internationals and non-compliant flights during busy period.|
|7.4||Morning: medical flights and military activity. Morning and Evening: Off-schedule internationals and non-compliant flights during busy period.|
|18 July||19-20||4.5||Off-schedule internationals and non-compliant flights during busy period.|
|21 July||18-19||2.9||Off-schedule internationals and non-compliant flights during busy period.|
|31 July||12-13||5.8||Burst tyre on runway caused closure for 30 minutes with debris on runway.|
Table 6: Notable event descriptions for Brisbane.