Melbourne Airports - 1967

By June 1967 the construction of a new airport for Melbourne at Tullamarine was well under way. This aerial photo mosaic shows both the existing Melbourne Airport (Essendon) and the new one.

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Note the position of the VAR and VOR beacons. The VAR was later decommissioned and the VOR was moved to a new location northeast of the intersection of the new airport's runways.

Melbourne Airports

(Photo: CAHS collection)

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