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Kimberley Klub YHA
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62 Frederick Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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BroomeTown Boutique Accommodation
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15 Stewart St | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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The Courthouse Bed & Breakfast
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10 Stewart Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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210.00
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Roebuck Bay Hotel
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Carnarvon Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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Pinctada McAlpine House Broome
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55 Herbert Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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222.00
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Broome-Time Accommodation & Art Gallery
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1 Cable Beach Road East | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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Mangrove Hotel
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47 Carnarvon Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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Bayside Holiday Apartments
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Cnr Hamersley & Anne Streets | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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Moonlight Bay Suites
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51 Carnarvon Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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Mercure Broome
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Weld Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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129.00
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Chez Marguerites
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2 Morgan Crt | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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Oaks Broome
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99 Robinson Street | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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152.00
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Reflections Bed & Breakfast
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69 Demco Drive | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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145.00
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Ochre Moon Bed & Breakfast
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13 Godwit Crescent | Broome, WA 6725 AU
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130.00
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Breezes Apartments
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14 Bin Sallik Avenue | Broome, WA 6724 AU
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Broome Intl Airport Information

History
When the Geraldton-Derby airmail service first landed at Broome in 1922, the "airport" was any smooth patch of sand on Cable Beach. Sometime in the mid 1920s, a dirt strip was graded adjacent to the old race course, near the airport's current location.

By 1935, the east-west airstrip was laid out in its present alignment. As aircraft became larger and faster, the runway expanded but the airport was really nothing more than a graded strip and a covered shed for a "terminal".

World War II saw a dramatic increase in activity as Broome Airport was a refuelling stop for military aircraft in the northwest region. In addition, Broome's Roebuck Bay became a stopover for huge flying boats evacuating Dutch refugees from Java, which was in the path of advancing Japanese troops.

The war reached Broome on March 3, 1942 when Japanese fighters attacked Broome Airport and the flying boats at anchor in the bay.

Over 70 passengers in the flying boats were killed, just minutes before their scheduled takeoff. The complete story of this tragic day is detailed in ebroome.com/history.

In the immediate aftermath of the attack, Japanese Invasion hysteria was so great that the airport runway was ordered destroyed. At the last minute cooler heads prevailed and the order was rescinded. Nevertheless, Broome was virtually abandoned after the attack - there were ongoing fears of the invasion that never came.

After the war, some determined pearlers returned to Broome hoping to regain the riches of years past. Although the industry did revive somewhat, previous shell prices were never realised. Also, the advent of plastics in the 1950s seriously eroded the demand for mother of pearl shell - the main product of Broome's pearling industry.

Fortunately for Broome and its pearling industry, experiments with cultured pearls were producing exciting results, with the prospect of pearls replacing pearl shell as the money making product. By the 1970s pearl farms were established in coastal waters, producing thousands of beautiful pearls - and reaping millions of dollars. Prosperity finally returned to Broome. With prosperity came new residents and there was a steady tourism increase in Broome and the Kimberley region - and Broome Airport was the main link to the region.

Broome Airport underwent several stages of expansion, with the first major improvements in 1991 when Airport Engineering Services purchased the airport from the Federal Department of Transport. This transition from government to private operations marked the beginning of a new era for Broome's airport. The next step will be the relocation of the airport to its new site just to the northeast of Broome. Broome International Airport is the major air hub of northwest Australia and the Gateway to the Kimberley. A complete range of facilities and services are available to accommodate domestic, regional and international flights, air freight, aircraft servicing and general aviation operations. For complete information, select from the menu above.

Passengers will find convenient and comfortable terminal facilities at Broome International Airport, including modern check-in facilities, a relaxing bar and restaurant under the palm trees, gift and duty-free shops and on-site transportation. For complete information, select from the menu above.

Flight information is available on the monitors and display boards. The airlines suggest a one hour check-in prior to flight departure time (two hours for international flights).

Vehicles, taxis and coaches have convenient curbside access to the terminal, with check-in counters just a few metres inside the building.

Passengers should note that Qantas/Qantaslink does not have ticketing services at the airport check-in counter. All ticketing should be arranged prior to departure directly with Qantas/Qantaslink reservations (13 1313) or your travel agent.

Any unclaimed baggage is retained by the airline. Baggage enquiries should be made at the appropriate airline check-in counter in the Departure Terminal.

Baggage Lockers
Baggage locker facilities are available at the airport. Items can only be stored for a maximum of 24 hours. Initial Fee $3 (Includes 2 hours) $1 for any additional 4 Hour Period

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