somewhat indulgent shot, above, shows Brisbane Airport following a late-evening
take-off from Runway 19. The view is looking north down Runway 01, with the domestic
and international terminals out of shot to the left, and the airline and general
aviation maintenance areas in the centre foreground. The other runway, 14/32,
is very difficult to see in the gloom on the uppermost, left part of the land
The photo below shows the remains of the old
Brisbane/Eagle Farm Airport at the southen end of the current airport. In the
centre of shot can be seen the old runway strips, whilst beyond remain a number
of the old hangars. Beyond the airport area is the Brisbane River and Brisbane
City. The old airport closed on 20 March 1988.
photos were taken in July 2005.
your cursor over the photos to identify certain features.