Oakey Airport (YBOK) - Live Aviation ATC
Oakey Airport (YBOK)
Oakey Airport (IATA: OKY, ICAO: YBOK) is situated approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) from the town centre of Oakey in Queensland, Australia. It provides a civilian airfeild and a training establishment for Australian Army Aviation.
YBBN (Brisbane International) - Brisbane Center and Flight Service Station - 121.2 MHz - up to FL85
YBBN (Brisbane International) - Brisbane Center and Flight Service Station - 135.6 MHz - between FL85 & FL125
YBOK (Oakey) - Approach - 123.7 MHz and 125.4 MHz
YBOK (Oakey) - Final - 135.85 YBOK (Oakey) - Clearence Delivery - 133.35
YBOK (Oakey) - Common Traffic Advisory Frequency - 127.65 MHz (Includes YTWB - Toowoomba and YBWW - Brisbane West(Wellcamp))
YBOK (Oakey) - Ground - 121.9 MHz
YBOK (Oakey) - Tower - 120.1 MHz
Oakey Army Aviation Centre (IATA: OKY, ICAO: YBOK) is situated approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) from the town centre of Oakey in Queensland, Australia. It provides a training establishment for Australian Army Aviation, and also hosts a Singapore Armed Forces Helicopter Squadron, namely the 126 Squadron. The Defence name for the facility is Swartz Barracks, named for prominent politician, Army Aviation advocate, and ex-POW Sir Reginald Swartz.
The field is located at
|1335 feet MSL (407 m MSL)|
Whilst the airfield is military controlled and regulated, a small civil terminal has been maintained on the airfield for many years. The current terminal structure was built at the same time as the new buildings for the Army Flying Museum refurbishment in 2005, and shares the access road to this facility.
The airfield does not cater for Regular Public Transport (RPT) airline services, however it does provide an emergency alternative in the event of adverse weather.
This is a Military Training Airfield, so all military communications are regarding the operation of military aircraft training, there is NO operational military communications from this airfield.
The most active frequencies are 121.2 MHz and 135.6 MHz which are broadcast from a remote repeater for YBBN (Brisbane International) Center and Flight Service Station. The repeater is locate on Mt Mowbullan which is housed at the AirServices Australia Site on the Eastside of Mt Mowbullan at -26-53'-54.4158S (-26.89844900) ~ 151-37-13.0254 (151.62028500)