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Operated by the Rio Tinto Group, Paraburdoo Airport largely serves the mining industry in the Western Australia town of the same name. There are daily scheduled services to the state capital, Perth, with Qantas and charter flights to Carnavon and Geraldton, in Western Australia, with Skywest Airlines. The airport has a yearly throughput of about 150,000 passengers. Car hire in Paraburdoo Airport is the most convenient way to get into the centre of town, which is five miles away.
There is a small, unsealed car park on site that has plenty of space for vehicles. The terminal building has little in the way of facilities inside. There is a small baggage claim area and seating for passengers ahead of departure. It is possible to book car rental in Paraburdoo Airport before arrival and then collect the vehicle upon deplaning.
The Tom Price-Paraburdoo Road connects the airport to the centre of Paraburdoo, which is largely dominated by the mining industry. There is a golf course and Federation Park in the centre, the latter being the main recreation spot. The town lies 20 miles from Karjini National Park, an isolated area of gorges, pools and exotic species.
In the summer months, the temperatures in Paraburdoo reach unbearable highs which frequently soar above 40°C. During this period, which starts at the end of October and continues until March, there are often thunderstorms. In winter, temperatures hit the other extreme and at night time, there can be frost. The best months to visit are April and September, when its warm but the heat is not overbearing.
Beasley Road and Camp Road are the two main thoroughfares in town but neither gets particularly busy, meaning driving in and out of Paraburdoo is usually straightforward. For trips out of the town, drivers should be well prepared in case of breakdown as remote areas see little traffic and have few petrol stations. Compare car hire online before leaving home to get the best deals.