The Royal Flying Doctor and other medevac services regularly fly into Kingaroy Airport

July 29, 2021

Kingaroy Airport will be upgraded with state-of-the-art lighting thanks to $266,878 in Federal Government funding announced on Thursday by Member for Maranoa David Littleproud.

The airport is one of 89 across Australia which will benefit from grants under Round 2 of the Regional Airports Program.

Mr Littleproud said the existing lights would be removed and replaced with compliant lighting to help make night landings and take-offs safer.

“Keeping our regional airstrips in top-notch condition will help locals to remain well-connected, improve the delivery of goods and services and ensure emergency services continue to have quick and easy access to our towns.”

North Burnett Regional Council will receive $1.165 million to remove the old fences and construct new animal-proof fences at Gayndah, Mundubbera, Eidsvold and Monto airports.

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