Horn Island Airport

Horn Island AirportOpens external site in a new window (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 have gone cashless. The purchase of tickets, additional baggage and other Qantas flight related products can be made at qantas.com. Excess baggage payments can still 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. If you’re a Qantas Frequent Flyer with a Q Bag Tag, you can head straight to bag drop and use this to tag any baggage you may want to check-in when flying within Australia.  

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

Flight status

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

Transport

Lists the transport options for getting to and from Horn Island airport.
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately an 8 minute drive from Horn Island Village. Car parking is free of charge. 
Buses Torres Straight ToursOpens external site in a new window and McDonald Charter BoatsOpens external site in a new window operate bus and ferry transfers between Horn Island Airport and Thursday Island. Travel time is approximately 20 to 30 minutes.

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Important information

 

Information correct as of June 2017. Times and prices are a guide only.