Adelaide Airport

Airport Location

  • 7km (3.7 miles) from the city on Andy Thomas Circuit, Adelaide.


Qantas Flights

  • Both Domestic (QF400 and above) and International (QF1-QF399) services operate from the same terminal.

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

The Sales Desk is located on the Departures Level (Level 2) between Bag Drop Counter 18 and the security screening point.

Open from 4.30am to 7pm for Domestic ticketing.
International ticketing is only available 3 hours before departure.


Faster, smarter check-in is available in Adelaide for all passengers through the check-in Kiosks and Bag Drop. Customer Service agents will be on hand to offer assistance when needed.

Check-in is located on the Departures Level (Level 2) and is available at counters 24-30.

Check-in for Domestic flights from 4.30am to the last Qantas departure.

Economy check-in for Qantas flights is available from any of the Check-in Kiosks. Passengers with baggage are then required to proceed to the bag drop counter.

Check-in for International flights is 3 hours before departure.

Economy check-in is available from counters 26-30.

Check-in for Business, Qantas Club and oneworld Emerald passengers is available at counters 24-25.

Note: For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.

Online Check-in is available for Qantas and QantasLink Australian domestic flights, Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online Check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 30 minutes before domestic flight departures, and 2 hours before international flight departures.

Body Scanners

Effective from 1 December 2012, full body scanning requirements will be progressively introduced at Adelaide international airport.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals Hall on the Ground floor. Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage Services has a counter located in the Arrivals area, next to Carousel 4.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Lounge Information

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Adelaide Qantas Club in the Domestic Terminal or
the Adelaide International Business Lounge at the International Terminal.

Transport Information

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Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 15 minute drive from the city.

Visit the Adelaide Airport website for current car parking rates.

Taxis Approximately A$20 to A$25 one way to the city.
Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Chauffeur Drive To travel to or from the airport via limousine, book a chauffeur transfer.
Valet Parking Visit Valet Parking for current rates.

Book a flight to Adelaide or read our Adelaide Destination Guide.

Information correct as of  March 2013.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.