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Exmouth Airport, Western Australia
Exmouth Airport is a joint use airport, being employed as both a civilian airport and a base for the Royal Australian Air Force. It is officially called RAAF Learnmonth or Learnmonth Airport. In its role as a Royal Australia Air Force base, it is known as a “bare base,” one of three in the county. There are no Air Force units based at Learnmonth. A peacetime caretaker staff operates the base. The airport has been used as an emergency landing spot in 2008 and in 2012. The first time Qantas Flight 72 landed in disrepair, and AirAsia, flying to Perth, landed for emergency refueling.
QantasLink has regularly scheduled flights to Perth from Exmouth Airport, and Skywest flies to Broome, Paraburdoo, and Perth on a regular basis. Charter flights are available from private companies doing business here. In the 2011 fiscal year, there were almost 56,000 revenue passengers using the Exmouth Airport.
During World War II, the airfield was codenamed “Potshot” and was under the control of the No. 76 Operational Base Unit. It was named for Wing Commander Charles Learnmonth DFC. Cmdr. Learnmonth was killed off Rottnest Island in 1944, during a flying accident.
Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Reef is one of Australia’s most accessible reefs. You step straight off the sand beach and immediately find an underwater reserve of monumental diversity. The Marine Park begins in the Exmouth Gulf and consists of more than 5,000 sq. km of ocean. You can go snorkeling in the shallow lagoons, where it isn’t uncommon to swim with turtles and dugongs. In certain areas of the reef and the coral coast, you can go fishing.
During World War II, it was of paramount importance that the Australian Navy and United States submarines have a safe place to refuel and for the submariners to rest. The monument near Exmouth Airport tells the whole story about the roles played by Western Australia’s coastal waterways and people. A short drive from the spectacular Monument, you can see Shothole Canyon. Drive through the canyon, or hike through to take in awesome scenery.