World War II Airstrip Gould - NT

  Airstrip

Position

DEG: -13.08668 131.036438
DMS: 13º 05' 12.05" S 131º 02' 11.18" E
UTM: 52 L 8552390mN 720799mE
Altitude: 113.61m

Description

Place Type

Infrastructure - Airstrip

Location

72.94kms South of Darwin - Driving 101 km (1 hour 21 mins)

Address & Contact

Gould Airfield
Batchelor NT 0822
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Orientation 131°. A Flying Officer George Alexander Anderson of 13 Squadron RAAF was killed in an Aircraft Accident about 800 yards south east of Gould airfield in the on 27 January 1945. He was buried at the Adelaide River War Cemetery.
27/1/1945 A Ventura (Number and type unknown) crashed at approx 5am at the end of Gould Strip. No survivors.



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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Batchelor at 15/11:30am CST
Distance from World War II Airstrip Gould 3.78km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
31.0°C33.2°C51%19.7°C1013.5hPa0.0mmN7km/hr
4knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Batchelor Aero
Distance from World War II Airstrip Gould 3.78km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.732.232.833.732.731.231.833.336.036.835.333.8
Mean Min. °C24.023.823.421.618.816.516.317.020.623.023.924.1
Mean Rain mm306.7360.7258.9101.824.60.50.22.86.668.5133.9268.0

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