Burnie airport

Burnie AirportOpens in a new tab or window (BWT) is a regional airport located 19KM (12 miles) from the city of Burnie in the northwest coast of Tasmania.

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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 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.



Baggage can be collected for the baggage area next to the terminal.

Baggage services is located at check-in.

Flight status

View our flight status page for arrival information.





Car hire is available upon arrival or pre-booking. There is free 1 hour parking, and a small fee from 1 hour onwards.


Taxi services operate from the airport and in the surrounding towns.


A public bus service operates from the airport into the city centre. For more information, refer to the Burnie Airport website.

Transport options available at Burnie airport

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.