Directions to Airborne from Sydney
The factory is open from 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday.
If driving from Sydney you will need to allow 2 or more hours.
Follow the signs first for Sydney City and then Harbour Bridge,
then once over the bridge follow the signs for F3 North Coast/Newcastle.
Once on the F3 freeway, after about 1 hour you will come across
the big Caltex (Macdonalds etc) service stations. These are each
side of the freeway and are the only service stations on the freeway.
You need to take the 2nd exit after the service station. The sign
says Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, Swansea.. Do not worry about
any Newcastle signs as we are closer to Charlestown, and the Newcastle
exit will add miles to your trip.
Another 30 minutes of driving will bring you off the freeway
at Swansea, continue onto the next town Belmont and then get into
the right lane. About 1 km out of Belmont take the right turn
to Redhead (at lights). Continue to the roundabout and turn right
at the last exit (see sand dunes).
Past mobile home village on right then caravan park. Look on
the left for Industrial area behind car wreckers/resellers. Drive
up along side of wreckers and we are at the back of the estate
Flights are also available from Mascot to Williamtown with Aeropelican.
Williamtown is a 35 minute drive from the factory.
Trains are available from Sydney central to Newcastle.
Directions to Airborne from the north
The New England and Pacific highway will both bring you to Hexham
just west of Newcastle. Stay in the right lane through Hexham
and take a right turn at the lights following sign posts to Charlestown.
Turn left onto the freeway (Main rd) also signposted for Charlestown.
At the end of the freeway turn left and get into right lane (Newcastle
Watch out for speed camera 70kms. Turn right at lights (Croudace
st/Lookout rd, sign posted Charlestown). Continue past John Hunter
Hospital and straight onto the new Charlestown Bypass.
At end of Freeway turn left (Pacific Hwy) and get into right
lane. Turn right at lights, see the big Toyota dealership on the
corner, (Oakdale rd). Drive to the end of Oakdale and turn right
at T intersection. Continue downhill into Redhead. Past the Shell
service station on left, past the big Kuta Lines surf shop on
right. Turn right into Jewels Industrial estate (see Airborne
sign) along side of auto wreckers. We are around the the back,
Low cost motel accomodation within 5 minutes drive of the factory
and opposite Lake Macquarie.
Contact Details for the Hotel-Lakeview Motor
749 Pacific Highway
Belmont, NSW 2280
Ph + 61 (02) 4945 2847
Fax + 61 (02) 4945 2039
Book online at: www.lakeview-motorinn.com.au