The creation of the Civil Aviation Branch
Click on the image to read about The Creation of the Civil Aviation Branch and its Early Years of Operation.
Essendon Fields Airport Centenary
The site of the present-day Essendon Fields Airport has hosted aviation activities since way back in 1919 when the Aero Club first established its base on farmland known as St Johns. 11 August 1921 boasts the gazetting of the site acquired by the Commonwealth Government for the purpose of formally establishing an airfield. On the 11 August 2021, we will celebrate Essendon Airport’s Centenary, making it one of the world’s oldest operating airports.
100 years of aviation.
100 years of innovation.
100 years of air travel.
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Melbourne Airport 50th Anniversary
Melbourne Airport celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2020. Click on the image to read about 50 Memorable Moments from the airport’s history.