Hamilton Island Airport, Australia

Hamilton Island Airport, also known as the Great Barrier Reef Airport, is the primary air hub for the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. This airport is small but modern, and is located on Hamilton Island, Queensland, about five minutes away from most of the island’s resorts.

Regular flights run by airlines such as Virgin Australia, Jetstar and QantasLink head to and from the airport, as do a variety of private charter flights, helicopters, seaplanes and light planes. There are direct flights to Hamilton Island Airport from cities such as Cairns, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, as well as connections from most other major capital cities around Australia.

At the airport you can use facilities such as bathrooms, baby change counters, and the on-site bar and shop where you can purchase drinks, snacks, magazines, newspapers and other last-minute travel items.

Travel Information

Transfers: When you fly into Hamilton Island, you will be able to utilise the complimentary door-to-door transfers which are provided by many of the island’s hotels and other accommodation providers. Some of the places which provide airport pickups are Palm Bungalows, Qualia, Beach Club, Reef View Hotel, as well as many of the holiday homes that can be booked through Hamilton Island Real Estate.

When you arrive at the airport, a guest services team member from the company you have booked to stay with will usually meet you and escort you to your resort, hotel, house or apartment. Be aware that Hamilton Island does not have taxis, so you need to speak with your accommodation provider about transfers before you arrive.

This information is correct as of July 2016.

Airports near Hamilton Island:

 Getting To & From the Airport

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There are complimentary hotel shuttle bus services provided for passengers staying at the respective properties on the island.

 Who flies to Hamilton Island

 Airport Contact Details

Hamilton Island Airport

PO Box 313,
Hamilton Island QLD 4803,

Tel:+61 (0)7 49468615


 Location Details

Longitude:148° 57' 7'' E
Latitude:20° 21' 29'' S

 Airport Location

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