Lismore, Australia

Gold Coast to Lismore is only 60 nautical miles


Lismore is a reasonably short drive from the Airways Aviation Gold Coast headquarters and a renowned education and training location. It is the home of various education facilities including our renowned Higher Education partner, Southern Cross University. Our facilities in Lismore offer:

  • A modern fleet of airplanes
  • Study areas and breakout spaces
  • A fantastic team of dedicated and experienced trainers and student support staff


  • 4x Cessna 172N G3X
  • 2x Cessna 172S
  • 2x Cessna 172R
  • 3x Cessna 172S G100
  • 1x Cessna 182
  • 2x Piper PA-44 Seminole


  • 1x Vis SIM
  • 1x Elite SIM
  • 1x ALSIM AL250


  • Ab-Initio Pilot Training (Aeroplane)
  • Recreational Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)
  • Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)
  • Commercial Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)
  • Multi-Engine Class Rating (Aeroplane)
  • Instrument Rating (Aeroplane)
  • Flight Instructor Rating (Grade 3 Endorsement)
  • Class Ratings
  • Type Ratings
  • Operational Ratings
  • Flight Reviews and Proficiency Checks
  • Training Endorsements
  • Nationally Recognised Training (RTO)
  • Overseas Student Education (CRICOS)


Lismore Airport offers a low traffic environment which is optimal for our students within the initial modules of flying. The surrounding terrain provides favourable wind conditions and offers a large training area.

Airport details include:

  • Parallel taxiway with Class G space radio communications
  • Close proximity to additional aerodromes in Casino, Ballina, Murwillumbah and the Gold Coast
  • Two instrument approaches on the runways, RNAV for 33 and 15
  • Uncontrolled airspace allows for greater training time and opportunities


Lismore is a place of cultural diversity and creativity, surrounded by a truly beautiful natural environment with numerous recreation and sporting options. It is located in the NSW Northern Rivers region and nestled between the mountains and rainforests in the North and world-famous Byron Bay with its famous picturesque beaches to its East.

It is a short drive over the Queensland/New South Wales border to the Gold Coast and Brisbane.‍

Airways Aviation Education Pty Ltd,

Lismore Regional Airport,
Airport Drive,
Lismore, NSW 2480,

t: + 61 (0) 7 5599 3445

CRICOS Provider Code: 00296A,

RTO Code: 31633.

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