The FNQ Aviation Museum sets out to establish a significant museum that showcases the incredible contribution that aviation has played in Far North Queensland. This will create employment, volunteering, education and training opportunities that benefit the community and boost tourism.
for visitors and provides a facility for training and development within our community.
Preservation of our local aviation history and artifacts relevant to the area
Create an interactive and captivating world class facility that captures the interest of all demographics
Create an interesting and unique learning experience for all ages, cultures and backgrounds
Provide training opportunities for school students, Prisoners reintegrating to the
community, retired persons, work for the dole and other community based groups.
The FNQ Aviation Museum will bring a number of benefits to the local community, inclusive of:
- Increased tourism in the Far North Queensland region both as a standalone Museum and partnerships with already established tourism entities.
- Construction of the Museum facility and creation of numerous ongoing local jobs
- Food and Beverage facility to service the newly upgraded Mareeba Aerodrome and surrounding areas
- A place that welcomes social inclusion & combats mental health
- Foster a culture of volunteering in the community
- Capturing Aviation interest in the community through education and learning untold stories
- Partnering with Flight Training organisations to address the growing worldwide pilot shortage
- Educational tours and workshops
- Skill building workshops to assist school age students enter the workforce, prisoners reintegrating into the community, retirement age groups looking to learn new skills and meet new people.
- Educational venue for Schools, Scouts and other community groups
- Board room and event function area.