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    MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    It's official, Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast Airport is to become Sunshine Coast Airport. The new name has been approved by CASA, and takes effect from 3rd June'10.
    The Airports ICAO Designator will change rfom YBMC to YBSU.

    Cheers Dee.

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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    Does YBSU decode to Australia/Brisbane FIR/Stuck Up

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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    Quote Originally Posted by markis10 View Post
    Does YBSU decode to Australia/Brisbane FIR/Stuck Up
    Gold sir, spun gold.

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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    But it'll still be MCY, right?

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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    I'd say so.... same as Gold Coast Airport is still OOL (even though the more logical GCT code is still available)


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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    I'm still awaiting my first opportunity to fly into, or out of, MCY - I've only picked pax up from there
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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    Quote Originally Posted by Lindsay Wilson View Post
    I'm still awaiting my first opportunity to fly into, or out of, MCY - I've only picked pax up from there
    Ah gone are the days when I could start a DONE4 MCY-BNE.

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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    Quote Originally Posted by stryker View Post
    But it'll still be MCY, right?

    ICAO does not equal IATA, so I suspect MCY will stay, still bemused by the ICAO designator, why not YBSC?

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    Re: MaroochydoreA/Port to become Sunshine Coast A/Port

    Quote Originally Posted by markis10 View Post
    still bemused by the ICAO designator, why not YBSC?
    Whatever the designator, it still means Sunshine all the way

    Cheers Dee

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dee Thom View Post
    Whatever the designator, it still means Sunshine all the way

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