Hamilton Island Airport Paradise awaits

This busy airport handles direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns, operated by Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas.

 

Marina Contact Info Ph: 07 4946 8620
 

Welcome to the Hamilton Island Airport

Hamilton Island Airport is the main air hub for the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef.

This modern, fully-equipped airport handles direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns, operated by Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas. View our flight connection map here.

Private flights and charters also fly into Hamilton Island Airport, along with locally operated helicopters, light planes and seaplanes.

Also known as the Great Barrier Reef Airport, the airport is the launch pad for scenic flights to the reef and magnificent Whitehaven Beach. Hamilton Island Airport is a convenient five minute trip to the resort accommodation, shops and restaurants. 

Drone flying on Hamilton Island

Due to safety concerns and close proximity of the aerodrome to our resort and island infrastructure, recreational / sport use of drone flying is not permitted on Hamilton Island, Dent Island and waters surrounding Hamilton Island, Dent Island and Henning Island. Read our full drone policy.

Weather

Average Temperature

Min

Max

Jan

24.9

30.4

Feb

24.9

30.1

Mar

24.0

28.8

Apr

22.6

27.1

May

20.8

24.8

Jun

18.4

22.4

Jul

17.6

21.9

Aug

18.1

22.9

Sep

19.8

25.4

Oct

21.8

27.6

Nov

23.3

29.1

Dec

24.4

30.0

Hamilton Island Information

FAQ's

Is there public transport available to and from Hamilton Island Airport?

Please view our Transfers page, you will find all the information you require regarding how to get to or from the Airport.

Does Hamilton Island Airport have more than one terminal?

Hamilton Island Airport only has one terminal. The terminal is only a few meters away from our check-in hall.

How early do I need to be at the airport before my flight?

Most domestic airlines require you to be at the check in counter at least 45 minutes before departure. We encourage you to read all the available information provided to you by your airline as they will advise their preferred times.

Is the Airport open 24 hours?

No. The Airport is open from 8.00 – 16.00 every day however these hours may be extended due to delays. For security reasons, the Airport is closed at 16:00 and all guests are kindly ask to leave the terminal building. Cruise Whitsundays passengers awaiting their vessel are welcomed to wait in the airport’s shaded courtyard area.

Does the Airport offer free WiFi?

Yes. Throughout the Terminal building and it’s surrounding you can connect to our free, secure and fast WiFi.

Is there an ATM at the Airport?

No, there are no ATM or money withdrawing facilities at the Airport.