Tamworth Regional Airport

The Tamworth Regional Airport is owned and operated by Tamworth Regional Council and a number of daily returned services  operate between Tamworth ,Sydney and Brisbane.

The airport is home to Qantaslink Dash 8 heavy maintenance division, Sigma Aviation, Aviskills, Civil Aviation Safety Authority and International Flight Training Tamworth College which houses Bae Systems and CAE Australia Flight Training.

 

Flight Schedules

You can also track live departure and arrival times for Tamworth Regional Airport here at Flight Aware.

Qantas

Qantaslink operate Dash 8 - 200, 300 & Q400 (36 – 74 seater aircraft) between Tamworth and Sydney 7 days a week with up to 6 flights daily. Tamworth Regional Airport also includes The Qantas Club Lounge, located past the security screening point in the departure lounge.

Qantaslink or telephone 13 13 13 for Flight reservations
Qantas timetable - view current timetables for Qantas and QantasLink
Flight Status - real time arrival and departure information

Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia operate ATR72 (68 seater aircraft) between Tamworth and Sydney with services available 7 days a week – 6 days a week operating a twice daily service.

Virgin Australia or telephone 136 789 for flight reservations
Virgin Timetable - view current timetable for Virgin Australia
Virgin flight status - real time arrival and departure information
 

Fly Corporate

Fly Corporate operate Metro 23 (19 seater aircraft) & SAAB 340 (34 seater aircraft) between Tamworth and Brisbane with services available 6 days a week.

Fly Corporate or telephone 1300 851 269 for reservations
Fly Corporate Timetable - view current timetable for Fly Corporate
Fly Corporate Flight Status - real time arrival and departure information

Airport Parking

Parking is available at the Tamworth Regional Airport for short term or long term periods.

See below for car parking fees:

Title of Fee/Charge (GST Inclusive)  0-2 hours 2 or more hours Maximum daily rate Weekly rate 1 week or more 4 weekly pass multiple entry (28 days) Annual pass (52 weeks)
 Short Term Carpark $0.00 $2.00 per hour $10 per 24 hours $60.00 per 7 days $60 per week plus $10 per day extra $150 per 28 days $1800
 Long Term Carpark $0.00 $2.00 per hour $8 per 24 hours $35.00 per 7 days $35 per week plus $8 per day extra $120 per 28 days $1440

 

Click here for the Airport Carpark Conditions of Entry (PDF 156.4KB)

Airport Cafe

Located at the Tamworth Regional Airport is The Pantry Cafe, perfect for a quick meal or refreshing beverage before setting off on your flight!

Opening Hours

Monday  6:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday  6:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday  6:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 6:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 6:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 5:30am - 12:30pm
Sunday 12:30pm - 5:30pm

 

Getting to and from the Airport

Rental Cars

Car rental companies are located at the airport.

To prearrange a booking please see contact details below:

Avis (02) 6765 2000 www.avis.com.au
Budget (02) 6765 5910 www.budget.com.au
Europcar (02) 6578 8744 www.europcar.com.au
Hertz (02) 6762 5545 www.hertz.com.au
Thrifty (02) 6765 3699 www.thrifty.com.au

Taxis

Taxi providers within the Tamworth region include:

  • Tamworth Taxis
    Phone: 131 008 or 02 6766 1111
  • EcoVIP Taxis
    Phone: 131 008 or 02 6762 0282
  • Manilla Taxi Service
    Phone: 02 6785 1385

Uber

Global ridesharing app, Uber launched in Tamworth in late 2018.

To use Uber in Tamworth, download their App onto your Smartphone or visit www.uber.com to learn more.

ShuttleLink

ShuttleLink Tamworth provide door-to-door shuttle services to both the airport and train station as well as private and corporate charter services. Visit the ShuttleLink website for further details.

Phone: 0401 966 646

Other Airport Information

The airport is located 10km from the city and plays a significant role in the local community.

  • Main runway 2200 metres long and 45 metres wide
  • Main runway is constructed of grooved bitumen asphalt
  • Equipped with full lighting services to international standards
  • Navigational aids include as ILS System for runway 3OR, VOR, DME(I) and NDB
  • Air traffic control tower
  • Parallel all weather sealed runway 1100 metres long and 18 metres wide capable of handling aircraft up to 5700kg
  • Airport offers significant airspace potential, with a capability of sustaining substantially more air movements
  • Airport security includes walk through metal detectors, hand held metal detectors, x-ray machines for carry-on and checked baggage and explosive trace detection

The Tamworth Regional Airport Master Plan (PDF 2.2MB) establishes a framework for the future development of the airport and addresses existing airport activities as well as opportunities for growth in aviation and aviation-related activities.

Contact the Airport

Address: Basil Brown Dr, Westdale NSW 2340
Phone: 1300 733 625 or 02 6767 5555 within the Tamworth region during office hours
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