Gympie Airport

Billed as one of the ”biggest event’s in Gympie’s history”, the Gympie airport at Kybong was opened on 7 May 1966 by the Federal Minister for aviation, Mr R.W. Swartz at 2pm.
The airport was built for a cost of $219,000 by a partnership of the Commonwealth, Queensland Government and Aerodrome Board.

The Gympie Times, Thursday 5 May ad

The Gympie Times, Thursday 5 May ad

The Gympie Times, Thursday 5 May 1966 page 10

The Gympie Times, Thursday 5 May 1966 page 10

Gympie Times Tuesday May 10 1966 page 1

Gympie Times Tuesday May 10 1966 page 1

Gympie Times Saturday May 7 page 1

Gympie Times Saturday May 7 page 1

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