Qantas Group Pilot Academy

The Qantas Group Pilot Academyis part of the airline's long term plans to build a sustainable talent pipeline and meet the increasing need for skilled aviators.

In September 2018 Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport was selected as the first location in Australia for this facility, with Wagner Corporation selected to deliver the project.

  • Qantas has appointed Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) as the training provider for the Toowoomba site
  • Estimated 250 Pilots per year will be trained at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport.
  • Currently being constructed is
    • an approximately 2,020m² Hangar,
    • a 2,000m² Training Facility,
    • a 755m² Administration Building, and
    • 23 x 6 bedroom/4 bathroom duplexes.