Airport call-sign: YMNG

Services & facilities


Customers of Mangalore Airport include federal and state government departments (Department of Civil Aviation, Department of Defence, Department of Sustainability and Environment), the CFA and commercial organisations.

The airport has:

  • modern navigation facilities
  • international-standard airport lighting (pilot-activated using PAL)
  • two asphalt runways: northeast-southwest (05/23) 2027 metres in length, and the recently resurfaced north-south (18/36) 1461 metres in length
  • fueling (Jet A1 and AVGAS)
  • hangars and storage
  • an approved development plan for future expansion.



As an advanced aviation training centre, Mangalore Airport is the base for Moorabbin Flight Training Academy (MFTA). The integrated training facilities include a purpose-built learning centre with classrooms, briefing rooms, a dispatch centre and offices as well as:

  • an examination centre for CASA theory exams (run by Assessment Services P/L)
  • fibre-optic LAN to network the students, learning centre and administration
  • provisions for advanced flight simulators
  • four-star accommodation for students
  • commercial kitchen and dining room
  • recreation amenities including a tennis court and swimming pool


Training and examination rooms are available for third-party hire.