Cessnock Airport

Cessnock Airport is the home base for Hunter Valley joy flights, helicopter tours, tourist charters and some hot air ballooning.

455 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin

Cessnock Airport is located in the vineyards area on Wine Country Drive at Pokolbin, approximately seven kilometres north of Cessnock.

Cessnock Airport is a registered airport comprising a 1,097m runway and parallel taxiway, aprons, terminal building, refuelling facilities and hangars. It is the base for three flying schools and several aircraft maintenance operations. Joy flights, hot air ballooning, helicopters and business/tourist charters also utilise the airport.


There is a tourism precinct on the eastern front of the airport, sharing the gateway to the Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre off Wine Country Drive.

The western side of the airport is currently planning to unlock greater potential through attracting new investment in workshops and hangarage.


If you would like to contact Council regarding aerodrome operations and logistics, or view the Policy or User Guidelines or Strategy, please refer to the link.

Enquiries for any of the activities on offer at the Aerodrome can be directed to the Hunter Valley Visitor Centre on 4993 6700.