Ballina Byron Gateway Airport

Ballina Byron Gateway AirportOpens external site in a new window (BNK) is located 5km (3.1 miles) from Ballina town centre. It is the gateway to holiday destinations such as Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads.

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Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.



Online check-in is available for Qantas and QantasLink Australian domestic bookings between 24 hours and 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Check-in opens 90 mins before flight departures.

Our domestic airports have gone cashless. The purchase of tickets, additional baggage and other Qantas flight related products can be made at Excess baggage payments can still be made by credit card at our self-serve airport kiosks.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.



Baggage collection is located in the arrivals hall.

Baggage Services has a counter located at check-in.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.


Canberra airport transport options.
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 10 minute drive from Ballina town centre.
Visit the Ballina Byron AirportOpens external site in a new window website for current car parking rates.

Approximately A$20 one way to Ballina town centre.

Transfers Shuttle bus servicesOpens external site are available to take you to and from Byron Bay and surrounding area.
Car Hire Visit our cars section to make a booking.
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Information correct as of May 2021. Times and prices are a guide only.