Lord Howe Island Airport

Lord Howe Island Airport (LDH) serves Lord Howe Island located in the Tasman Sea east of Port Macquarie. The airport is 2.5km (1.5 miles) from the town centre.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this airport.

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 baggage trolley next to the terminal.

Baggage Services has a counter located at check-in.

Phone: +61 (2) 8004 8375. Open during check-in hours.

Phone: Freecall Australia 1800 240 937 or +61 (2) 6563 2114 Lord Howe Travel Centre, open during office hours.

Flight status

View our flight status page for arrival information.

Transport

Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 5 minute drive from the town centre.  Car parking is free of charge.
Bus All guest accommodation on Lord Howe Island provide complimentary transfers to the airport.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from Lord Howe Island airport.

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.