IFATC @ Home | New South Wales | Australia
Today, or tomorrow for most, is the one & only “IFATC At Home” theme for all IFATC controlling on the expert server!
Overall, this is a stunner of an opportunity for all IFATC across the board to showcase their home airport/s and additionally being able to bring their region to life!
Well, down here in Australia, that’s exactly what we are doing!
We will be focusing tomorrow on bringing the complete New South Wales region to life, through opening every single Sydney airport at once, and additionally opening up Melbourne and Coffs to create an opportunity of some beautiful flights across the state.
So, when will be opening up all these fabulous airports?
Well, due to us Australians usually being one of the only regions awake during region change for IFATC, we will have our operations up & running as soon as the bell rings for Sunday’s schedule to begin. If you’re not sure when that is, the schedule changes each day @ 0600Z. So that’s when we will be there!
Who will be opening what?
Here’s the full rundown on who will be making this operation come to life tomorrow;
Sydney Kingsford Smith - YSSY
" Sydney Airport [YSSY] [SYD] is one of the world’s longest continuously operated commercial airports and is the busiest airport in Australia, handling 42.6 million passengers and 348,904 aircraft movements in 2016–17. It’s also a vital role of Qantas’s flight operations as Sydney is Qantas’s main hub for all flight operations and currently 46 domestic and 43 international destinations are served to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport" Credit
Bankstown Metro - YSBK
“Bankstown Airport is an airport and business park located in the Canterbury-Bankstown area, approximately 26 km from the Sydney Central Business District, Australia and 17 km west of Sydney”
“With aircraft movements approaching 350,000 annually, Bankstown is the country’s busiest airport by a long way, and about the 30th busiest in the world.” Credit
YSBK T/G/A: @Luke_M
Coffs Harbour - YSCN
“Coffs Harbour Airport is the only airport located in and serving the regional centre of Coffs Harbour, Australia. The airport is located near Boambee, south of Coffs Harbour. Coffs Harbour Regional Airport is one of the largest and busiest regional airports in New South Wales, handling numerous types of aircraft.” Credit
YCFS T/G/A: @Adam_S
Camden Metro -YSCN
Melbourne Tullamarine - YMML
“Melbourne Airport, colloquially known as Tullamarine Airport, is the primary airport serving the city of Melbourne, and the second busiest airport in Australia. It opened in 1970 to replace the nearby Essendon Airport.” Credit