Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Mount Isa (ISA)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Cairns to Mount Isa
When to visit
Best time to visit Mount Isa
The climate of Mount Isa is suitably described as Tropical Continental. The maximum temperatures can reach well into the 40-degree scale in summer, and in the winter months dropping to 8 degrees with crisp mornings and evenings, and long daylight hours. Winter is a perfect time for camping, exploring and enjoying the famous Mount Isa Rodeo in August. In Spring you’ll have warm temperatures with low humidity, so you can enjoy the great outdoors without the uncomfortable heat.
Arriving in Mount Isa
The friendly staff at Mt Isa Airport will be ready to greet you when you arrive. The airport is the gateway to Outback Queensland and a superior travel experience to all visitors. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you to short trip to the town centre.
Getting into Mount Isa from Mount Isa Airport
Mount Isa Airport is located approximately 8km from the city centre. Taxis, rental cars, coaches and hotel shuttle services are available from the terminal, advance booking is recommended.
Getting around Mount Isa
The best way to explore Mount Isa is by hire car. United Cab Company services the region, with taxi ranks at the Mount Isa Airport and outside Kmart in Atherton Street. Bus Queensland operates daily services between Mount Isa and Brisbane, providing another way to get around the town.
Fly from Cairns. Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Cairns, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Cairns Airport. Located 8km (5 miles) from the city centre, Cairns AirportOpens external site in a new window (CNS) is an international airport in Far North Queensland. There are two terminals: Terminal 1 - international airport and Terminal 2 - domestic airport.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Cairns are allocated a baggage allowance. If you require extra luggage for your trip, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
The benefits of flying Qantas
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
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