Savannah Aviation - The Gulf's Premier Air Charter Service

Savannah Aviation provide specialist air charter services across the Gulf of Carpentaria, regional Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Privately owned and operated by Paul Poole & Amanda Wilkinson, Savannah Aviation has 20 years experience servicing the Gulf, with extensive local knowledge and experience.

Passionate about the region, its people and places, Savannah Aviation is committed to providing a reliable transport network across the Gulf, outback Queensland and Northern Territory.

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Providing air charter services for mining, government, emergency services, aboriginal corporations, private business and tourism and leisure clients, Savannah Aviation has the local knowledge and expertise to take you from the coast to the outback, in comfort and convenience.

Savannah Aviation has a fleet of six aircraft and provides personalised customer service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Offices are located in Burketown, Mount Isa and Normanton.

Owner and chief pilot, Paul Poole, has a commercial pilot's licence and over 40 years experience in the aviation industry. His local experience and knowledge enhance your scheduling and itinerary planning.

Savannah Aviation is a family business, committed to customer service and exceeding your expectations in all areas of operation.

Savannah Aviation: Employment

Want to fly across the Gulf of Carpentaria and be a part of a passionate family company? Savannah Aviation provides pilots with unique opportunities. Our requirements are:

  • Commercial Pilot Licence
  • Completion of ATPL Subjects
  • Twin night VFR rating
  • Endorsed on aircraft types: Beechcraft Baron B58 & Piper PA31-350 Chieftain

Savannah Aviation is based in Burketown, a small gulf community with a population of 176. All pilots must pass a pre-employment flight test and oral test.

For more information, contact Savannah Aviation today on phone (07) 4745 5177 or

Savannah Aviation: Working with Burketown

Paul and Amanda are frequently traveling to Cairns and other regional centres, if want to know where they are today click here.

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