Travelling from Newcastle Airport
As one of Australia’s fastest growing regional airports, Newcastle Airport offers many advantages for passengers.
It has just opened its new international facilities (see story in this issue) and there are strong prospects for new routes to be announced in the near future.
But even without these additional routes, you can currently fly direct from Newcastle Airport to eight destinations in Australia, and one-stop hub through to more than 65 destinations around Australia or overseas.
Airlines operating out of Newcastle Airport include:
• FlyPelican, with direct flights to Canberra, Sydney, Ballina and Dubbo
• Jetstar, with direct flights from Melbourne, Gold Coast and Brisbane
• Qantas Link, with direct flights to Brisbane
• Rex, with direct flights to Sydney and Taree
• Virgin Australia, with direct flights to Brisbane and Melbourne
Newcastle Airport also offers a range of other advantages for passengers wishing to travel to these direct locations or the vast array of other one-stop destinations.
For Hunter residents as well as those in the Central Coast and other adjoining areas, access to Newcastle Airport is easy, with no tolls to pay and no big city parking fees. It offers quick and easy parking close to the terminal, easy check-in, excellent facilities and less crowds – a much more relaxing experience.
These reasons have contributed to the impressive growth in passenger numbers for the airport. More than 1.25 million passenger flights were services for the 2016/2017 financial year, a 6.6% increase on the previous year. The airport has experienced 20 consecutive months of growth up to and including the latest figures available when going to print (July 2017).
For your next trip, even if it is overseas, it makes sense to consider Newcastle Airport as your departure point.