Melbourne Avalon Airport Reviews

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Melbourne Avalon Airport Reviews

Melbourne Avalon Airport (IATA: AVV, ICAO: YMAV) is the second busiest of the four airports serving Melbourne (in passenger traffic) and is located in Avalon, Victoria, Australia, 50 km (31 mi) to the south-west of the state capital Melbourne and 15 km (9.3 mi) north-east of the city of Geelong.

The Melbourne Avalon Airport is operated by Avalon Airport Australia Pty Ltd (AAA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fox Group Holdings Pty Ltd and is situated on a 1,753 hectare site, 40 minutes drive from Melbourne’s Central Business District and 20 minutes from Geelong.

Melbourne Avalon Airport’s location between Melbourne and Geelong makes it both a capital city airport and an regional airport, servicing a large regional catchment in western Victoria and providing connections to tourism destinations such as the Great Ocean Road. Since Linfox Group’s purchase of the airport in 1997, Avalon Airport’s aviation operations have grown significantly as it has established itself as a second gateway to the Melbourne and Geelong regions.

Today, the Melbourne Avalon Airport contains land and facilities that are surplus to current and projected aviation requirements. This provides the opportunity to pursue property development projects for a wider range of activities, which support Avalon Airport’s growth as an airport and as a major employment center for the region. The business has an established a vision for Avalon Airport: “to be a World Class Center of Aviation Excellence”, achieved via four pillars of activities: passenger operations, technical aviation operations, freight operations and retail and commercial developments.The Airport is a single runway, curfew free airport with a helipad.

Melbourne Avalon Airport is currently used by Jetstar Airways, for domestic passenger flights; is leased by Qantas as a heavy maintenance facility; operates freight and ground handling services and is also the site of the biennial Australian International Airshow.

Unlike Melbourne Airport, which is governed by the Commonwealth Airports Act, Melbourne Avalon Airport falls under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense, and is privately leased by Linfox Group.

Services:

ATMs / Cash Machines – Information not available
Car Rentals – Avis • Budget • Europcar. Location: Arrivals Hall.
Children’s Play Areas – There is a Kid Zone for children ages 1-10. Location: unknown
Currency Exchange – Information not available
Food / Dining – The the time of this update there were no 24-hour food and beverage concessions. You can find a Cafe located airside. Hours: 5am – 12am. There are also vending machines inside the terminal.
Games – Games machines are located in the Departures Terminal.
Information Desk – Information not available
Luggage Storage / Lockers – not available
Showers – not available
Other Amenities – Massage Chairs, Kids Zone, Bus Shuttle, Phone Charging, Newsagency and Gift Store.
Internet: WiFi is available at the Melbourne Avalon Airport for a fee. Rate: $5 per hour. “Everywhere Internet” kiosks are located Airside in the Departures hall.

Airport Hours:
5am – 12am

Website:
Melbourne Avalon Airport Official Website

Melbourne Avalon Airport Map

Melbourne Avalon Airport Weather Forecast

Forecast for Avalon,_Avalon_Airport

Hotel Avalon,_Avalon_Airport

Forecast for Avalon,_Avalon_Airport  Precip. Temp. Wind speed
23.06.2017 23–24 Light rain <1 mm 11 °C Moderate breeze from West-southwest 6 m/s
24.06.2017 00–06 Light rain showers <1 mm 10 °C Gentle breeze from West-southwest 5 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Gentle breeze from West 4 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 11 °C Gentle breeze from West 5 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 10 °C Light breeze from West-northwest 3 m/s
25.06.2017 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Gentle breeze from Northwest 5 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Gentle breeze from Northwest 5 m/s
12–18 Rain showers 1 mm 12 °C Moderate breeze from West-northwest 6 m/s
18–24 Cloudy 0 mm 12 °C Moderate breeze from West-northwest 6 m/s
26.06.2017 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 11 °C Gentle breeze from West 5 m/s
06–12 Fair 0 mm 9 °C Gentle breeze from West 4 m/s
10–16 Partly cloudy 0 mm 11 °C Gentle breeze from West 4 m/s
16–22 Fair 0 mm 12 °C Light breeze from West-southwest 2 m/s
22–04 Partly cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Light air from North-northwest 1 m/s
27.06.2017 04–10 Cloudy 0 mm 8 °C Light breeze from North-northwest 3 m/s
10–16 Cloudy 0 mm 12 °C Gentle breeze from North-northwest 4 m/s
16–22 Light rain showers <1 mm 13 °C Gentle breeze from North-northwest 4 m/s
22–04 Partly cloudy 0 mm 10 °C Gentle breeze from North 4 m/s
28.06.2017 04–10 Light rain showers <1 mm 9 °C Gentle breeze from North-northwest 4 m/s
10–16 Light rain showers <1 mm 11 °C Gentle breeze from West 5 m/s
16–22 Fair 0 mm 12 °C Gentle breeze from South 4 m/s
22–04 Clear sky 0 mm 8 °C Light breeze from West-northwest 3 m/s