Derby Airstrip - WA



DEG: -17.37212 123.662254
DMS: 17º 22' 19.63" S 123º 39' 44.12" E
UTM: 51 K 8079157mN 570353mE
Altitude: 8.79m


Place Type

Infrastructure - Airstrip


943.98kms SouthWest of Darwin

Address & Contact

Derby WA 6728
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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Derby, . Located 2354 km north of Perth and 236 km from Broome, it is a town without a clearly defined centre.On the outskirts of town (7 km south on the Derby Highway) is the Boab or Baobab Prison Tree and the Myall's Bore. The huge baobab tree was used as a lockup for Aboriginal prisoners. It was the last stopover point for patrols returning to Derby. Capable of holding a number of prisoners it has an entrance which is about one metre wide and two metres high.

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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Derby Aero
Distance from Derby Airstrip 0.21km NW
Mean Max. °C35.334.335.135.532.730.430.632.635.337.038.137.2
Mean Min. °C25.725.425.022.718.815.614.816.019.523.025.526.3
Mean Rain mm200.3200.3135.325.719.

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