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NTL Airport Information:
|IATA / ICAO Codes:||NTL / YWLM|
|Location:||Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia|
|GPS Coordinates:||32°47'42"S by 151°50'3"E|
|Area Served:||Lower Hunter Region|
|Operator/Owner:||Newcastle City Council
Port Stephens Council
|Elevation:||31 feet (9 meters)|
|# of Runways:||1|
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Facts about Newcastle Airport (NTL):
- The furthest airport from Newcastle Airport (NTL) is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), which is nearly antipodal to Newcastle Airport (meaning Newcastle Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Santa Maria Airport), and is located 12,102 miles (19,476 kilometers) away in Santa Maria, Portugal.
- Newcastle Airport (NTL) currently has only 1 runway.
- In addition to being known as "Newcastle Airport", other names for NTL include "RAAF Base Williamtown" and "Williamtown Airport".
- On 2 October 1994, a Rockwell Commander 690B operating for Seaview Air with flight number CD111 departed Newcastle Airport for Lord Howe Island.
- Newcastle Airport is surrounded by Class C Airspace and has a control tower which is manned Monday to Friday, between the hours of 0800 – 2200.
- Newcastle Airport handled 1,211,302 passengers last year.
- The closest airport to Newcastle Airport (NTL) is Maitland Airport (MTL), which is located 21 miles (34 kilometers) WNW of NTL.
- Newcastle airport briefly offered International flights to New Zealand, these services operated by Freedom Air commenced in 2001 using Boeing 737s.
- The airport runway is shared with the RAAF Base Williamtown.
- In 1997, BAE Systems was awarded the contract for assembly and ongoing system support for the Hawk 127 Lead in Fighters for the Royal Australian Air Force.
- The airport is jointly owned by Newcastle City Council and Port Stephens Council, and managed by Newcastle Airport Limited.
- Because of Newcastle Airport's relatively low elevation of 31 feet, planes can take off or land at Newcastle Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.