Mount Isa is located in Queensland’s vast North West and is known as the ‘oasis of the outback’. Home to mining and the southern hemisphere’s largest rodeo, this is a place of dramatic arid landscapes, spectacular outback sunsets and good old-fashioned country hospitality.View our Mount Isa travel guide
Flights from Townsville (TSV) to Mount Isa (ISA)
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Townsville (TSV) to Mount Isa (ISA)
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Visiting from Townsville to Mount Isa
Townsville to Mount Isa flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Townsville to Mount Isa is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
When to visit
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.
What is the main airport called?
Mount Isa Airport (ISA).Opens external site in a new window It is an airport serving the western Queensland city of Mount Isa, Australia. It’s located approximately 8km from the city centre, with flights to Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns as well as several other regional centres.
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 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 Townsville
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Townsville, 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?
Townsville Airport (TSV).Opens external site in a new window It is located 6km (3.7 miles) from the city of Townsville. The airport is also known as Townsville International Airport and Garbutt airport.
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