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F1 Australia

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The F1 2024 season is upon us, and we have you covered with information on the locations where business and general aviation may be most affected by the race. We’ll start our series with the upcoming Australian Grand Prix, taking place in Melbourne on March 24, 2024.

Airport Info (for full country, airport, and NOTAM information, log into myWorld App or Online Flight Planning. If you need credentials, click here.):

  • YMEN – Melbourne Essendon Fields Airport
    • Primarily used for general aviation and cargo flights
    • Closest airport to the Central Business District (CBD) and 22 km from the racetrack
    • Operating hours 0600 LCL – 2300 LCL (1900Z – 1200Z)
    • Four FBOs onsite
      • Air Elite® by World Fuel member, Platinum Business Aviation Centre, offers:
        • VIP lounge access for passengers 
        • Dedicated concierge assistance for catering, ground transportation, hotel accommodations, and any other special requests
        • Customs and Immigration assistance to expedite the clearance process
        • Secure ramp parking facilities with 24/7 monitoring
    • Significant amount of parking space between the FBOs 
    • Non-slotted airport, and currently no plans to implement a slot program for the event
    • GA maintenance facilities are available at this airport 
    • Passenger transport is able to meet the passengers airside 
  • YMML – Melbourne International Airport 
    • Primarily used for commercial airline flights
    • Located in Tullamarine, 34 km from the racetrack
    • One FBO on-site 
    • Passenger transport is unable to meet the passengers or crew airside
    • Non-slotted airport

Visitor Info:

Return to this resource article page for additional information on the China Grand Prix and how business and general aviation may be affected. For more information or help setting up a trip, feel free to contact the Trip Support team at [email protected].