Flights from Mackay Airport

The lovely coastal town of Mackay is also a great hub from which to explore other parts of Australia, and to cities abroad. We can help you discover all those destinations if you use Skyscanner’s new feature that allows you to type In ‘everywhere’ into the search bar, and you will get to review all the places that you can fly to from Mackay’s airport.


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Finding flights from Mackay Airport (MKY)


Sitting only 5km from the main part of town, the Mackay Airport (MKY) can be reached in about 10 minutes, either by rented car or by taxi. This is the main aviation facility for the region of Mackay, and has a decent range of facilities that passengers can access.


Though Mackay is one of the biggest towns in Queensland, it is still a regional airport, and so you will find that there are only domestic flights offered from here. Though you can connect to larger international airports from this hub.


Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia run frequent and direct daily flights from Mackay Airport.


Popular destinations from Mackay Airport


From Mackay, you can fly to the towns Rockhampton (ROK) and Townsville (TSV), and enjoy the former’s riverside location and colonial architecture, and the latter’s beaches and tropical climate.


Or fly instead to the cosmopolitan cities of Brisbane (BNE) and Sydney (SYD). Brisbane is a mere hour and a half away, and beyond its own charms of museums, galleries, and nightlife, you can travel the easy distance to the Gold Coast, a famed resort known for its long, golden beaches and its theme parks. In Sydney, the flight is a little longer at two hours long, but this is one of Australia’s flagship cities, primarily for its culture, cuisine and beautiful harbor.


Sydney also makes for an ideal departure point if you are looking to fly abroad, as from here you can book flights to Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Auckland (AKL) or some of the exciting cities in Asia, like Hong Kong (HKG), Tokyo (NRT) and Beijing (PEK).



Please note that information is correct as of October 2016

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