King Island Airport

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Location
39°52'39"S
143°52'41"E
Country
 Australia
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King Island Airport (IATA: KNS, ICAO: YKII) is a small regional airport located near the town of Currie on King Island off the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The airport is owned and operated by the King Island Council.

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The airport was the site of a light plane crash on 26 November 1998, when a Piper Lance crashed shortly after takeoff on its way to Moorabbin, Victoria, killing three Melbourne nurses on board. It was suspected that a strong gust of wind just after takeoff caused the plane to stall and crash.
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