Derby Airstrip - WA

  Airstrip

Position

DEG: -17.37212 123.662254
DMS: 17º 22' 19.63" S 123º 39' 44.12" E
UTM: 51 K 8079157mN 570353mE
Altitude: 8.79m

Description

Place Type

Infrastructure - Airstrip

Location

943.98kms SouthWest of Darwin

Address & Contact

Derby WA 6728
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Derby - located 2354 km north of Perth and 236 km from Broome, is a town without a clearly defined centre. On the outskirts of town (7 km south on the Derby Highway) is the Boab Prison Tree and Myall's Bore. The huge boab tree was used as a lockup for Aboriginal prisoners. It was the last stopover point for patrols returning to Derby. Capable of holding a number of prisoners it has an entrance which is about one metre wide and two metres high.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Derby at 15/12:30pm WST
Distance from Derby Airstrip 0.21km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
31.4°C24.8°C13%-0.3°C1012.1hPa0.0mmE24km/hr
13knots
33km/hr
18knots

Closest Climatic Station

Derby Aero
Distance from Derby Airstrip 0.21km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C35.334.335.135.532.730.430.632.635.337.038.137.2
Mean Min. °C25.725.425.022.718.815.614.816.019.523.025.526.3
Mean Rain mm200.3200.3135.325.719.58.57.60.81.12.612.870.1

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