Horn Island Airport

Horn Island Airport (HID) in Queensland, Australia is the gateway to the Torres Strait and the Northern Peninsula area.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.

Departures

Check-in

Ensure you check-in for your flight before you arrive at the airport. Check-in for domestic flights opens 24 hours before departure and closes 30 minutes before departure. 

There are four easy options to complete check-in:  ​

Download your digital boarding pass after checking in online and you’re ready to go.  

Customers who require special assistance, unaccompanied minors or large groups, please make yourself known to our friendly customer service agents who will be able to assist you with the check-in process.

Our domestic airports are cashless. Purchase tickets, additional baggage and other Qantas flight related products online. Excess baggage payments can be made by credit card at our self-serve bag tag kiosks.

Seat selection

Complimentary seat selection is available online for all domestic flights from the moment you book your flight. If you haven’t selected a seat before you complete your online check-in, you will be assigned a seat. You can change your seat online up to 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Checked baggage

Don’t forget, if you’re travelling with checked bags, you need to drop them off at least 30 minutes before departure for domestic flights. Use your digital boarding pass at our self-serve bag tag kiosks to print your baggage tags before proceeding to the self-serve bag drop. 

Need to bring a bit extra? Pre-purchase an additional baggage allowance online and save on airport prices.

Flight status

View our flight status page for departure information.

Arrivals

Baggage

Baggage is available from the front of the terminal.

Baggage services has a counter located in the check-in area.

Phone: +61 (7) 4069 2693.

Flight status

View our flight status page for arrival information.

Transport

Transport Details
Buses Torres Strait Tours operate bus and ferry transfers between Horn Island Airport and Thursday Island. Advanced bookings are highly recommended. Travel time between Horn Island airport and Thursday Island is approximately 30 minutes.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from Horn Island airport.

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.