RAAF Pearce, Australia
The RAAF Pearce is located in Bullsbrook, WA, Australia on the southern hemisphere. RAAF Pearce is a medium sized airport. It can handle only smaller aircraft. It has a control tower and facilities such as a filling station and runway lightings. Situated on the east of prime meridian, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assigned RAAF Pearce the code of YPEA. So where on earth is RAAF Pearce located? It is located at longitude 116.02 degrees South of the Equator and latitude 31.67 degrees East of Greenwich. It is shown here in Australia on Pagenation.com.
RAAF Pearce is the main RAAF base in Western Australia. The base is located in Bullsbrook, 40kilometer north of Perth. Pearce Airbase was constructed from 1935 and was granted ’station’ status on February 6, 1939. It is used for training by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RASF). The RAAF No. 79 Squadron is flight training unit formed on 1 July 1998 which flies the Pilatus PC-9A. It has operated Hawk 127 jet training aircraft since 2000. The RSAF 130 Squadron is the main flying training school for Basic Wing Course. The school has been using Pilatus PC-21 turboprop trainers since July 2008.With PC-21 aircraft provides 7,000 flight hours a year.
RAAF Pearce Runway:
- Runway 05; Heading: 45; Elevation: 114 ft; Length: 5548 ft Asphalt.
- Runway 18L; Heading: 174; Elevation: 119 ft; Length: 8002 ft Asphalt.
- Runway 18R; Heading: 173; Elevation: 128 ft; Length: 5712 ft Asphalt.
- Runway 23; Heading: 225; Elevation: 150 ft; Length: 5548 ft Asphalt.
- Runway 36L; Heading: 353; Elevation: 108 ft; Length: 5712 ft Asphalt.
- Runway 36R; Heading: 354; Elevation: 111 ft; Length: 8002 ft Asphalt.
Updated On: 18.10.15