Darwin Airport

Airport Location

  • 13km (8 miles) from the city centre on Henry Wrigley Drive, Marrara.


Qantas Flights

  • Both Domestic (QF400 and above) and International (QF1-QF399) services operate from the same airport.

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

The Sales Desk is located on the ground floor and is open for Qantas Domestic departures only. For International ticketing, please contact Telephone Sales on 131313 to make alternate arrangements.


Check-in for Qantas Domestic flights is 90 minutes before departure.
Check-in for Qantas International flights is 3 hours before departure.

Note: For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.

Online Check-in is available for Qantas and QantasLink Australian domestic flights, Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online Check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 30 minutes before domestic flight departures, and 2 hours before international flight departures.

Body Scanners

Effective from 1 December 2012, full body scanning requirements will be progressively introduced at Darwin international airport.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals area (ground floor). Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage Services counter is located at check in on the ground floor.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Lounge Information

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Darwin Qantas Club.

Transport Information

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Transport Details
Car parking The airport is approximately a 20 minute drive from the city centre.
Visit the Darwin Airport website for current car parking rates.
Taxis Approximately A$25 to A$30 one way to the city centre.
Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Chauffeur Drive To travel to or from the airport via limousine, book a chauffeur transfer.

Book a flight to Darwin or view our Darwin Destination Guide.

Information correct as of March 2013.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.