Location

Private Airfield

Coominya (YBCM)
Prior permission required
CTAF 126.7
ATS BN CEN 121.2 Circuit area
WAC: 3340

We are 4 km west Coominya township, Qld.

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Getting to Coominya Flight Training by road:
Join the Brisbane Valley Highway and drive west through Fernvale then over the Wivenhoe Dam wall and take the next turn left heading to Coominya, next right at the T intersection straight ahead into Coominya township, left around the pub and next right in front of the general store. This road runs into Rocky Gully Rd. Follow it out to the Y intersection, left hand fork, drive about 3 km to the next road on your right which should be Kiernan Lane. Drive up the dirt lane 700 m to the first gateway on your right. You are here?

Accommodation

Coominya Flight Training is part of a working cattle property and is essentially a quiet area.

Accommodation for students, on full time or block training, is on farm in our newly built Conference Room and Accommadation building, caters for all your need for a quiet and comfortable stay with Coominya Flight Training. 

Or Hotel and Motel accommodation is available at Fernvale, Lowood and Esk – each about 25 minutes drive from the airstrip.

District Attractions

History abounds the many townships within the Brisbane Valley. Historic homesteads are open to the public and provide visitors with a reminder of what life was like for the pastoralists of the Valley. Visit the historic Bellevue Homestead at Coominya, for morning & afternoon tea & lunch.

For the adventurous, take a horse ride overlooking Lake Wivenhoe and spend the night under the stars at a stockman's camp. Join a camel safari at Balara Homestead near Coominya, utilise off-road vehicle parks or feel exhilarated with a tandem skydive 12,000 feet above the township of Toogoolawah.

Fishing is a popular recreational activity with the shire boasting three well stocked freshwater lakes (fishing licence required). Lake Somerset, Wiven-hoe and Atkinson also provide picnic and camping facilities for visitors to enjoy a short break in peaceful surroundings. For the passive visitor, bird watching is a popular pastime or for the skiing en-thusiasts Lake Somerset and Lake Atkinson have power boat access.

To unwind, visit ostrich and deer farms, craft and antique shops and country markets. Take a break from the city and spend a night in one of the many B&Bs, farmstays, motels, hotels, caravan/cabin/tourist parks or camping areas. Enjoy a beautiful meal in one of the Valley's many restaurants, cafes, hotels, hot bread kitchens, coffee shops, ki-osks or roadhouses.