Sleeping in Airports

Hamilton Island Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Hamilton Island 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.

At around 6am we were woken by the chorus of singing Pacific Islanders as they waited to board another early flight. – missmandi

HTI Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Hamilton Island Airport (code: HTI) is tiny, but despite its size the airport is quite busy. Facilities are limited to a restaurant and shop. Lines for check-in can be long and slow during peak season, so be sure to get there early! For additional comfort, economy class passengers have the option to use the airport’s lounge. For more information, see our Airport Lounges section in the guide below.

Sleeping in Hamilton Island Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Hamilton Island 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 the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Hamilton Island Airport that provide airport transfers:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Hamilton Island Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

VIP Lounge – Location: Departure Terminal, Airside.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Hamilton Island Airport.

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

Baby Care Facilities – There is family washroom available landside.

Food & Drinks – There is a cafe located airside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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.

Shopping – Duty Free is not available. There is one shop available (Location: unknown).

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 8:00AM – 4:00PM.  From the airport: “For security reasons, the airport is closed at 4:00PM and visitors are advised to leave the terminal.”  Sleeping in the airport overnight is not possible.


Hamilton Island airport is served by the following airlines: Virgin Australia • Emirates • Jetstar • Qantas.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

A few area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Beach Club   •   Palm Bungalows   •   Reef View Hotel.

See also Airport Hotels above.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.