VH-PBS Preserved outside the Australian Airline Pilot Academy, Wagga Wagga. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mark Evans)

Wagga Wagga: Home to Regional Express and the Royal Australian Air Force

Wagga Wagga may be a small regional city in New South Wales, Australia, but it has a much bigger role to play in Australian aviation. The airport itself is only ranked 33rd busiest in Australia with just over 200,000 passengers, according to 2018-2019 statistics. However, the airfield is home to a flying training school and aircraft maintenance school which sees several hundred trainees pass through the airport each year. The airfield was developed by the Royal Australian Air Force (…