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Jul 14, 2024
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Bluewater Trail

New Helipad Regulations Impact Bluewater Trail Access

New Helipad Regulations Impact Bluewater Trail Access

The recent reopening of the Mackay Base Hospital helipad comes with significant changes impacting the accessibility of the Bluewater Trail. The helipad’s closure was necessitated by updated national guidelines for helicopter landings, bringing about stricter safety measures enforced by CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority).

New Helipad Regulations Impact Bluewater Trail Access

New Helipad Regulations Impact Bluewater Trail Access

The recent reopening of the Mackay Base Hospital helipad comes with significant changes impacting the accessibility of the Bluewater Trail. The helipad’s closure was necessitated by updated national guidelines for helicopter landings, bringing about stricter safety measures enforced by CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority).