The Outback Air Race 2018 Route and Dates have been announced!

A very exciting update for the Outback Air Race 2018!

The route and the event dates for 2018 have now been finalised. The Race commences in Archerfield (YBAF) on Sunday 19th August and finishes in Broome (YBRM) on 31st August.  

The event will be stopping at Bundaberg (YBUD), Longreach(YLRE), Mount Isa(YBMA), Adels Grove(YALG), Daly Waters (YDLW),  Katherine / Tindal (YPTN), Kununurra (YPKU) and Broome (YBRM).  

Some stops involve 2 nights accommodation. Approximate distance is 2,125nm or 3,940km, over some of the most interesting terrain in Australia.

Each overnight stop will provide a range of accommodation options to suit different tastes and budgets, with a limit of approximately 70 people planned for the event.  Some stop locations will have organised events for participants, while the balance of your time is free to explore or partake in a range of events / tours that will showcase each of the destinations.  

Formal entry nominations will be called soon, but by subscribing to our mailing list via our webpage ( you will be informed once nomination are being taken.

Route of the OAR2018