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airfield Brisbane Australia 1956
from a Tiger Moth. In
the 1930s Qantas moved their operations from Eagle Farm to
Archerfield after the first hangars were erected at Archerfield.
Ansett ANA and Trans Australia Airlines both used Archerfield
during the 1930s. The Queensland Aero Club, which was established
in 1919, moved from Eagle Farm to Archerfield in 1931. The
Control Tower and many buildings at Archerfield were built
during these busy years when Archerfield was the main airport
in Brisbane. Although designed in 1936, it was not until 1941
that the Administrative building and Control Tower was finally
erected at a cost of £15,000. The Control Tower on top
of the Administrative building has since been dismantled.