Coober Pedy Airport

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Coober Pedy Airport is located 5km by road from the town of Coober Pedy, in South Australia, which is sometimes known as “the opal capital of the world” because of the long history of opal mining in the area. The new terminal having opened in 2010, the airport is located very roughly halfway between Alice Springs (686km away by road) and Adelaide (850km away by road).  

Regional Express Airlines is the only airline offering flights between Coober Pedy and Adelaide Monday to Friday, and also on Sundays.  

Coober Pedy Airport facilities and information

Coober Pedy airport is a small airport with very limited airport facilities for passengers who are arriving and departing from the airport. Currently the airport provides toilets, disabled access, car rental and car parking. 

Transport options to and from Coober Pedy Airport

Transport options in the area are also limited, and will need to be arranged in advance of your arrival or departure from Coober Pedy airport. Passengers should note that there is no local taxi service in Coober Pedy, so transfers and transport to your accommodation in Coober Pedy, or your onwards destination, should be organise through a private tour or transport operator. 

There also no train services connecting the airport to the surrounding area, so all transport is by road. Please note that the area sometimes experiences adverse weather conditions, so you should check the Coober Pedy website ( for updates on road conditions, and info on any temporary road closures.  

There are a number of tour operators who offer road tours around the vicinity of Coober Pedy. If you are organising a tour of Coober Pedy or the surrounding area, your tour provider may offer a pick up service from the airport. Be sure to check this at the time of booking.  

The above information is correct as of March 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to the time of your travel date.

Airports near Coober Pedy:

 Getting to & from the Airport

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You may also be able to rent a car from Coober Pedy airport. Check online in advance of your arrival for the cheapest rates, and to book in advance.  

 Who flies to Coober Pedy

 Location Details

Longitude:134° 45' 10'' E
Latitude:29° 2' 39'' S

 Airport Location

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