Cloncurry is a small outback town in Queensland, with a big spirit and a fascinating history to discover, namely the birthplace of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, recognised the world over. Visit the friendly great North West region to discover the history and experience the unique landscapes, solitude and serenity of the town. No trip to Cloncurry is complete without a trip to Chinaman Creek Dam, a 10 minute drive west of town. From local natural wonders to the best coffee in town Cloncurry is one of the hottest places in the outback.View our Cloncurry travel guide
Flights from Townsville (TSV) to Cloncurry (CNJ)
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Visiting from Townsville to Cloncurry
Townsville to Cloncurry flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Townsville to Cloncurry is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.
When to visit
With average winter temperatures barely dipping below the 25°C mark and summer hitting up into the 40’s, it’s fitting that the town’s nickname is “The Curry”. As storms and heavy rains can occur during summer, minor flooding can cut access towns you may be travelling to.
What is the main airport called?
Cloncurry Airport (CNJ)Opens external site in a new window is located in Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. It's located on Sir Hudson Fysh Drive operates five days a week for both Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) and regular passenger transport services.
Arriving in Cloncurry
When your flight to Cloncurry touches down at Cloncurry Airport, you’ll be greeted by the friendly staff at the airport. From there, it’s easy to make your way for the short trip to town. Cloncurry was involved with the beginnings of Qantas in 1920, and the original Qantas Hangar is still in use at the aerodrome.
Getting into Cloncurry from Cloncurry Airport
The Cloncurry Airport is located approximately 4km from town. A limited shuttle service is available from Aussie Outback Airport Shuttles which requires advance booking.
Getting around Cloncurry
Aussie Outback offer a charter service for transport around Cloncurry and the wider region, prior arrangement is necessary. A weekday bus services runs from Cloncurry to Mount Isa where hire cars are also available.
Fly from Townsville
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What is the main airport called?
Townsville Airport (TSV).Opens external site in a new window It is located 6km (3.7 miles) from the city of Townsville. The airport is also known as Townsville International Airport and Garbutt airport.
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* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.
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