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Broome Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Broome Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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BME Airport Overview

broome airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Broome Airport.

What to Expect

Broome Airport (code: BME) has a small terminal that serves a few domestic destinations. Facilities are limited to a bar, a gift shop, free WiFi, and showers. For added comfort, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for its location and access information.

Sleeping in Broome Airport

The airport closes nightly, after the day’s last flight, so it is not possible to stay overnight. If you are a daytime airport sleeper, unfortunately, we do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Broome Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Broome Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels within a 5 minute drive from airport:

  • Broome-Time Resort – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Mangrove Hotel – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Mercure Broome – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Broome Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program (ie. Qantas Club). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Qantas Club – Location: Airside, near Gate 1. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Broome Airport.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Departures, landside, Check-In area • Departures, airside, in Pandanas Gift Shop.

Baby Care Facilities – Change tables can be found in the unisex toilet located outside the Arrivals Terminal and in the Departures and Arrivals Terminals.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge.

Food & Drinks – Nakamura’s Bar & Cafe is open to according to the day’s flight schedules. Location: Between the Departures and Arrivals terminals.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Self-service luggage lockers are available at the following rates (cash only): AU $8 – $10 for up to 6 hours • AU $13 – $15 for 1 day • AU $65 – $85 for 7 days of storage. Rates depend on size of locker (medium or large). Storage for oversized or odd-shaped items not available. Location: In the 2-hour car park at the end of the Administration Building.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Location: Airside, Departure Lounge washrooms.

Shopping – Pandanas Gift Shop & Gallery offers Broome pearls, souvenirs, local artwork, and more.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted inside the terminal. You must smoke outside the terminals in designated areas and away from terminal doors.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 1 hour before the first flight of the day, and closes after last flight departure. Overnight stays are not permitted under any circumstance.


Broome airport is served by the following airlines: Air North • Qantas • Virgin Australia.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Thrifty.


Taxis are available during airport hours of operation.

Last updated: 2020-03-05

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.