Hamilton Island Airport operating hours are 07:30-16:00 AEST.
Operations outside of these hours is possible however will incur additional charges.
Hamilton Island Airport is a Prior Permission Required airport.
You will be required to complete our Landing & Parking Request form. Once received, our team will review the availability and will advise. Your request has not been approved until advised in writing. Our lead time for approval averages less than one (1) day.
Hamilton Island Airport has one runway (14/32) which is 1,766m long and 45m wide.
Hamilton Island Airport is able to accommodate large narrow body aircrafts, such as Boeing 737, Airbus A320, Fokker 100, Embraer E190, Bombardier Global Express 7500, Dassault Falcon 7X, Challenger 600 and more.
Short-Term & Long-Term Parking Options
Based on availability, Hamilton Island Airport may be able to accommodate private aircrafts for long-term parking (commencing at 2 hours and above, including multiple consecutive days in length) or short-term parking (up to 1 hour, also referred to as “Drop-and-go”). Our team will be able to advise you of the availability once a Landing & Parking Request form has been completed.
Hangar services are not available at Hamilton Island Airport.
Parking of aircrafts is at the owner’s risk and no responsibility will be taken for any damages to the aircraft whilst parked at Hamilton Island Airport.
Hamilton Island Airport has Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) visual navigation aid on both sides of the Runway.
Hamilton Island Airport has an Aeronautical Weather Information System (AWIS) installed.
Overnight parking is available with Prior Permission.
Customs and CIQ Facilities
There are no Customs or CIQ facilities available at Hamilton Island Airport.
Nearest aerodromes with Customs facilities are Cairns Airport (YBCS) and Brisbane Airport (YBBN).
As a security controlled airport, the requirements of the Aviation Transport Security Act and regulations apply to airside activities. During operational periods the main apron is a security restricted area. Security measures include the screening of aircraft crew and passengers.
Settled within the departure terminal is a public access lounge.
Both Jet A1 and AVGS are available. Please ensure you select the appropriate box in our Landing & Parking Request form. Fuel is provided by a local operator.
Ground handling, aircraft service, marshalling and baggage handling services are provided by a local operator.
Laboratory services are not available.
Catering options may be available. Please contact us for further information.
Air Traffic Control
Hamilton Island Airport has a control tower which is operated by AirServices Australia. The Tower’s operating hours are published in NOTAM.
Rescue Fire Fighting Services are operated by AirServices’ Australia for all commercial airline flights. Their hours are published in NOTAM.
Tow Bar and Additional GSE
Tow bar and additional GSE designated for luggage and baggage are not in use, with the exception of steps for Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and Fokker 100.
Please review the online published NOTAMs before submitting a request. Additional information and characteristics are published in En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA).
For further information relating to transfers to and from Hamilton Island Airport, please visit our Transfers webpage. Please note the options varies from standard transfers to private and discreet transfers.
Guest Meeting Area
The Airport’s address is 1 Airport Drive, Hamilton Island, Queensland 4803 Australia.
Most passengers will be escorted to our main Arrival Gate which is situated 50m from the main carpark and adjacent vessel transfers to Port of Airlie, Day Dream and Hayman Islands.
Phone: 07 4946 8620
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