Thomson River, Longreach, Outback, QLD

Flights from Blackall (BKQ) to Longreach (LRE)

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Visiting from Blackall to Longreach

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When to visit

The best time of year to visit Longreach for hot-weather activities is from early November to late March. The summers are long, hot and partly cloudy while the winters are short, cool, dry and mostly clear. Most people like to visit between April and October when the weather is not as hot as the summer months. Over the year, the temperature varies from 8°C to 37°C and is rarely below 3°C or above 41°C.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Longreach Airport (LRE)Opens external site in a new window is the gateway to outback central Queensland. It is located on the Landsborough Highway, approximately 2km from the centre of Longreach.

Arriving in Longreach

The friendly staff at Longreach Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you into town.

Getting into Longreach from Longreach Airport

Longreach Airport is located on the Landsborough Highway, approximately 2km from the centre of Longreach. The most convenient way to get into Longreach from the airport is taxi or car rental which are available at the airport. Longreach Airport also has terminal carpark facilities that are available for all overnight and short-term parking requirements. 

Getting around Longreach

A rental car is the best way to get around Longreach to explore the outback region and beyond. Charter transport and tours are available, or you may like to order a taxi through Longreach Taxi services. If flying from Brisbane, QantasLink flights between Brisbane and Longreach are operated in partnership with the Queensland Government.

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Departure information

Fly from Blackall 

Get ready for your upcoming trip from Blackall using the following information. 

What is the main airport called? 

Blackall Airport (BKQ). The airport is a five minute drive from the town centre. Transfers are available by prior arrangement with Blackall/Tambo Taxi and Tour Service.

Baggage allowance

 Passengers on Qantas flights from Blackall are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

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Ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight. Visit Booking changes for more information.

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Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.