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Flights to Lightning Ridge

Business charter flights to the Opal Fields…

Edwards Aviation will fly you to Lightning Ridge at the time you choose to arrive, and will wait to fly you home when you have completed your visit.

When you book your Lightning Ridge flight with us we advise about the aerodrome where we will meet you, and as a rule we will have you airborne and en route to your destination within minutes of your arrival at the airport terminal.

We fly into all major mining centres including Lightning Ridge, NSW. Please contact us and we will give you all the info you need to make that special flight a reality.

Lightning Ridge is located in north-western New South Wales near the  border of Queensland and has a population of around 2,500, most of whom are troglodytes in the sense that they live in cave-like dwellings underground due to the extreme temperatures summer, sometimes as high as 47c. Below ground it’s a cool and constant 22 degrees.

Lightning Ridge has the largest known deposits of black opals in the world. Its name reputedly originates from the death of a shepherd, his dog and his flock of hundreds of sheep killed by a mighty bolt lightning.

Contact us now, or phone the booking office on 1800 747 800.

Lightning Ridge Airport

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