Top 50 Australian airports – direct flight routes

Australia is well connected to the rest of the world when it comes to direct flights – but which Australian airports are the busiest? Here you can find the 50 Australian airports with the highest number of direct routes.

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In Australia you find a number of large airports that offer both international and domestic connections. Listed below you find a compilation of the top 50 airports in the country based on the number of non-stop flights. By picking one of the airports you can learn more about flying from this specific airport and find all direct flights available.


Number of direct flight routes

Sydney (SYD) 97
Brisbane (BNE) 75
Melbourne (MEL) 73
Perth (PER) 47
Cairns (CNS) 36
Adelaide (ADL) 30
Darwin (DRW) 21
Coolangatta (Gold Coast) (OOL) 15
Townsville (TSV) 13
Canberra (CBR) 12
Horn Island (HID) 10
Newcastle (NTL) 9
Hobart (HBA) 8
Broome (BME) 8
Alice Springs (ASP) 7
Launceston (LST) 7
Mount Isa (ISA) 7
Dubbo (DBO) 7
Charleville (CTL) 5
Proserpine (PPP) 5
Orange (OAG) 4
Broken Hill (BHQ) 4
Coffs Harbour (CFS) 4
Mornington (ONG) 4
King Island (KNS) 4
Sunshine Coast (MCY) 4
Port Hedland (PHE) 4
Rockhampton (ROK) 4
Ayers Rock (AYQ) 4
Kununurra (KNX) 4
Wellcamp (WTB) 4
Mackay (MKY) 4
Kubin Island (KUG) 3
Maningrida (MNG) 3
Avalon (AVV) 3
Armidale (ARM) 3
Halls Creek (HCQ) 3
Yorke Island (OKR) 3
Hamilton Island (HTI) 3
Burnie (BWT) 3
Karratha (KTA) 3
Doomadgee (DMD) 3
Birdsville (BVI) 3
Saibai Island (SBR) 3
Hervey Bay (HVB) 3
Wagga Wagga (WGA) 3
Ballina (BNK) 3
Narrabri (NAA) 3
Boigu Island (GIC) 3
Merimbula (MIM) 3
This list was last updated on 2024-06-17.

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