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Destinations

Airnorth acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands to which we operate our services. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the nation.

Mastering the northern skies for over 40 years, we have a longstanding commitment to the communities we connect across the Airnorth network – a network unlike any other. Fly Airnorth and be transported to lands rich in culture, brimming with wildlife, boasting some of our nation’s most remarkable landscapes.

From the illustrious Kimberley region in the west, to the northern oasis of Timor-Leste’s Dili, and along the diverse east coast; Airnorth is proud to help our customers connect to land, home, and industry.

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Where We Fly

Alice Springs

Northern Territory

In the heart of Australia’s Red Centre lies Alice Springs, the perfect destination for those wishing to have a cultural experience or seeking solitude and tranquillity. Surrounded by the MacDonnell Ranges, the area is rich in Indigenous culture, stunning scenery and vast landscapes.

Alice Springs things to do

Tourism NT – Alice Springs

Broome

Western Australia

Often referred to as the pearl of the North West, Broome is home to the world-famous white sands of Cable Beach. It is also the southern gateway to the iconic wilderness region of the Kimberley.

Broome Bucket things to do

Broome Visitor Centre

Cairns

Queensland

Located in Far North Tropical Queensland, Cairns is the idyllic gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Kuranda State Forest. Famous for its laid-back Queensland attitude, sweeping white sandy beaches and spectacular diving, Cairns continues to reign as one of Australia’s top destinations.

Cairns Bucket things to do

Tropical North Queensland – Cairns

Darwin

Northern Territory

Darwin is the Northern Territory’s tropical capital city, famous for a relaxed lifestyle, history, and sense of adventure. Considered the gateway to some of the most incredible natural and cultural attractions Australia has to offer, the region is loaded with World Heritage-listed sites.

It’s colourful history and proximity to Southeast Asia has made it one of Australia’s most culturally diverse cities. Today, more than 50 nationalities make up its population, including the area’s traditional landowners, the Larrakia Aboriginal people.

Darwin Bucket things to do

Tourism NT – Darwin

Dili [Timor-Leste]

International

Dili is the capital of Timor-Leste, a unique and diverse destination bursting with natural beauty and still untouched from the masses.

Known for its spectacular diving opportunities, interesting heritage and friendly locals, Dili is a short 90-minute flight from Darwin. 

Elcho Island

Northern Territory

In a place of lush natural beauty, where the beaches sit surrounded by deep-red cliffs, discover an untouched beauty. Elcho Island is the largest Aboriginal community in northeast Arnhem Land and is the second largest Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory. Guests to the island can experience the warmth and hospitality of the local people and learn about the rich history of the land. Any visit to Elcho Island would not be complete without stopping in at Elcho Island Arts, where you can purchase a vibrant piece of traditional artwork.

Elcho Island things to do

Tourism NT – Arnhem Land

Gold Coast

Queensland

Located at the southern end of the Gold Coast and approximately 90km from Brisbane, Coolangatta Airport is the gateway to this supreme destination. Famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing hot spots, cosmopolitan night life and endless entertainment, the Gold Coast is the centre of all the action in Queensland.

Gold Coast things to do

Destination Goldcoast

Gove

Northern Territory

Escape the crowds and experience the natural riches of the Northern Territory when you visit Gove. Be awed by its’ unspoilt coastline, wetlands rich in birdlife and world-class fishing – there really is no better place to disconnect and get away from it all.

Gove [Nhulunbuy] things to do

Tourism NT – Arnhem Land

To visit most areas in this region it is necessary to obtain a visitors permit that can be obtained from the Northern Land Council in Nhulunbuy or from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation.

Groote Eylandt

Northern Territory

Named “Great Island” by the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman in 1644, the island has been home to the Anindilyakwa Aboriginal people for hundreds of years.

Surrounding the island is a marine environment with fabulous reef systems and rich recreational fisheries. Over 50 different species are caught in the pristine waters surrounding Groote Eylandt. The fishing anywhere in ‘the Gulf’ at any time of year is amongst the best in the world.

Groote Eylandt things to do

Tourism NT – Arnhem Land

Katherine

Northern Territory

Internationally recognised for its pristine, rugged scenery and important Indigenous culture, the Katherine region is a must when visiting the Top End of Australia.

Katherine things to do

Tourism NT – Katherine

Kununurra

Western Australia

Kununurra is located in the heart of the Kimberley in Western Australia, one of the world’s last great wilderness frontiers.

Kununurra things to do

Kununurra Visitor Centre

Maningrida

Northern Territory

Find art, history and fashion in one of the Northern Territory’s most hidden gems – Maningrida. Home to the Maningrida Arts & Culture Centre, Babbara Woman’s Textile Centre and Djomi Museum, you can buy world renowned indigenous artwork and textile fashions while learning about the rich culture of the Kuninjku People.

Maningrida things to do

Tourism NT – Arnhem Land

McArthur River

Northern Territory

Airnorth flies our E170 jet to the McArthur River region in a shared service between contracted charters for McArthur River Mining and regular passenger transport.

McArthur River Mine (MRM) has become one of the world’s largest providers of zinc in bulk concentrate form.

McArthur River Mine produces zinc bulk concentrate for global markets. The operation works in partnership with employees, suppliers, customers, the community of the local Borroloola region, the Northern Territory and Australian Governments.

Melbourne

Victoria

Renowned for its multiculturalism, love of sports, fashion, food and events – Melbourne is one of Australia’s top ‘must-do’ destinations.

This vibrant city’s bustling social schedule means there’s always something on that is sure to entertain.

Melbourne things to do

Visit Victoria – Melbourne

Milingimbi

Northern Territory

This sacred land has been occupied by Indigenous owners for more than 40,000 years. Milingimbi Island forms part of the Crocodile Islands group in the Arafura Sea situated approximately 440km east of Darwin, and 200km west of Nhulunbuy (Gove).

Milingimbi things to do

Tourism NT – Arnhem Land

Perth

Western Australia

Perth is the capital of Western Australia and one of the country’s most beautiful cities.

With over 80 kilometres of unspoilt white sandy beaches, Perth’s coast is ideal for swimming and surfing with the city itself being especially spectacular at night, when its glittering skyline is reflected in the Swan River.

Free buses get you around the Central Business District, where you can visit many Perth tourist attractions or enjoy the city’s quality department and fashion chain stores in the Murray Street and Hay Street malls.

Perth things to do

Tourism Western Australia – Perth

Tennant Creek

Northern Territory

Known as ‘the Territory’s heart of gold’, Tennant Creek will give you a genuine Australian Outback experience. Visit a local sacred site of the Warumungu people, relax in the natural surroundings of the Honeymoon Ranges, visit Australia’s last operating tenhead gold stamp battery or try fossicking for your own gold to take home in this golden town.

Tennant Creek things to do

Tourism NT – Tennant Creek

Toowoomba

Queensland

Toowoomba is known as Australia’s ‘Garden City’… and for good reason.  The beautiful leafy city of Toowoomba resides in the Southern Queensland region, also known as the ‘darling downs’.

The granite belt region in which it lives makes it a foodie dream with its boutique wineries and rustic restaurants.

Toowoomba things to do

Visit Toowoomba Region

Townsville

Queensland

Townsville is a coastal vibrant region that encompasses beautiful beach towns, rainforests, rugged outback and country terrain.

Acting as a true gateway to some of Australia’s most amazing tropical spots; you’ll find the Great Barrier Reef east of the city, paradises such as Magnetic Island and Mission Beach are a short distance north, while sugar cane and mango farming communities are plentiful in the south.

Townsville things to do

Townsville North Queensland