|IATA: CES – ICAO: YCNK|
|Operator||Aviation and Leisure Corporation Pty Ltd|
|Location||Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia|
|Elevation AMSL||211 ft / 64 m|
Built by the Royal Australian Air Force in 1942 during World War II named as RAAF Base Pokolbin, as part of a system of parent and satellite aerodromes proposed throughout New South Wales. The aerodrome was known as RAAF Station Pokolbin. The aerodrome had two runways 5,000 by 160 ft (1,500 by 49 m) wide side by side.
Airport usage 
Cessnock Airport is a popular Flight training aerodrome servicing Newcastle and Lower Hunter based pilots and students. It is usually considered so popular due to its large training area, which it shares with Maitland Airport and other Hunter Region aerodromes. There are two flight training schools (Hunter Valley Aviation and Avondale Aviation, now owned by Wollongong University). The airport is also home to a helicopter joy flight centre. Early morning Hot air balloon flights are also common.
See also 
- PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 7 March 2013 (
- "Appendix F - World War II Aerodromes and Landing Grounds in NSW". NSW Heritage Office. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
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