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Getting to Newcastle
Newcastle Airport is located 30 minutes from Newcastle city centre and is the fastest growing regional airport in Australia with direct flights from Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Norfolk Island, the Gold Coast and Canberra. For a current flight timetable visit www.newcastleairport.com.au.
On the form, justification for request should be “Doctor pilot attending medical education for designated aviation medical examiners” or similar.
We have been advised that RAAF Consent is not necessary. Any queries regarding this should be directed the ASAM Secretariat.
Newcastle is 2 hours drive north of Sydney and is accessible from the following major Highways: F3, Pacific Highway, New England Highway and the Golden Highway. For driving directions to Newcastle visit www.whereis.com. For the latest road and traffic conditions check out the RTA's website or phone 13 27 01.
Newcastle is part of the New South Wales City Rail network. There are frequent return services daily from Sydney. For timetables and fares visit www.cityrail.info or call 131 500.
CountryLink trains and coach network connect Newcastle via Broadmeadow station to Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and other NSW country centres. For timetables, fares and online bookings visit www.countrylink.info or call 13 22 32.
Newcastle is serviced by coach companies throughout Australia with regular connections to and from various locations. For further information visit the Greyhound website at www.greyhound.com.au.