Expressions of Interest - Proposed Licence of Aircraft Undercover Parking - International Flight Training Tamworth (IFTT) Tamworth Regional Airport

Tamworth Regional Airport is a large regional airport servicing the New England/North Westregion of NSW.  The airport is serviced by two (2) airlines. QantasLink provides flights betweenTamworth and Sydney and Link Airways provides flights between Tamworth and Brisbane.Current flight schedules are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a normal year passengerthroughput numbers are currently approximately 200,000.

Tamworth Regional Airport is also home to a major flight training facility which has previouslybeen used by the Australian Defence Force and BAE Systems Australia. Known asInternational Flight Training Tamworth, the facility has two sections, an operational andtechnical centre with airside access and an accommodation village with dining and recreationfacilities for up to 233 people. The facilities are currently being used by CAE Australia FlightTraining to train international airline pilots.

The airport is also a preeminent maintenance hub for the QantasLink operations and thegeneral aviation sector. The airport is also home to the Aviskills Training facility which providestraining for aircraft maintenance engineers. 

Council invites Interested Parties to lodge an Expression of Interest for: -“Proposed Licence of Aircraft Undercover Parking at Tamworth Regional Airport”

The undercover area being offered is the hail net/shade cloth parking bays on the apron at the International Flight Training Tamworth facility as indicated in the attached map/diagram. Bayscan accommodate General Aviation (GA) aircraft with a wingspan no greater than 12 metres.  Allotments are being offered as individual parking bays. The bays are being offered for four (4) weekly intervals with Council to provide four (4) weeks’ notice of termination of the agreement.  Aircraft owners with licence agreements will park their aircraft at their own risk and will indemnify Council in relation to any damage, theft, or misadventure. 

The complete specification document can be downloaded here (PDF 640.3KB).

EOI submissions can be submitted via email to with the subject line "Proposed Licence of Aircraft Undercover Parking at Tamworth Regional Airport".

Enquiries relating to the EOI should be directed to Commercial Director, Airport and Aviation Development on (02) 6767 5490 or via email.

Council is not bound to accept any EOI and any party who directly or indirectly canvasses support from an elected member or servant of the Council will be disqualified.