Newcastle (Williamtown) Airport

Newcastle Airport (NTL) is located 15 km (9.2 miles) north of Newcastle, New South Wales in Port Stephens.

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Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.



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 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 departure information.



Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall on the ground floor. Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage services has a counter located at check-in.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for departure information.


Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 25 minutes drive from the town centre.
Visit Newcastle Airport for current car parking rates. 
Taxis Approximately A$65 to the town centre.
Rideshare To book your rideshare service simply use your app to order your ride. The public pick-up zone is out the front of the arrivals end of the terminal.
Buses Port Stephens Coaches operate bus services between Newcastle city and the airport.
Newcastle transport options from the airport

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.