Bunbury radio congestion

Closed 25 Apr 2021

Opened 24 Mar 2021


The Office of Airspace Regulation (OAR) has received feedback that there are ongoing issues with radio congestion at Bunbury.

Breakthrough from distant aerodromes on Multicom 126.7 is a common occurrence at Bunbury airport. Other Multicom 126.7 aerodromes in the vicinity that are contributing to the congestion are: Beverly, White Gum, Northam, Jurien Bay.

Further information about  airspace regulation and the airspace change process is available on the CASA website.

If you would like to provide further feedback, please email OAR@casa.gov.au. Feedback submitted by email will be considered but cannot be published publicly. 

Why your views matter

Why we are consulting

We are seeking feedback to understand if frequency changes at Bunbury will improve radio congestion.

What Happens Next

Once the consultation has closed, we will register and review each submission received through the online response form. We will make all submissions publicly available on the Consultation Hub, unless you request that your submission remain confidential. We will also publish the final report on our website.

Information about how we consult and how to make a confidential submission is available on the CASA website.

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