Sleeping in Airports

Kimberley Downs Airport Guide

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

“Don’t even think about trying to sleep here! Dangerous, uncomfortable, totally impractical!” – Wendy

KBD Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

The small, recently renovated terminal at Kimberley Downs Airport (code: KBD) has one cafe and no shops. Bring your own entertainment as WiFi may not be available.

Where to Sleep

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, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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 Kimberley Downs Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Kimberley Grande – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Ibis Styles Kununurra – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Kununurra – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport transfers available between 8:00AM – 8:00PM. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Kimberley Downs Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport WiFi/Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport WiFi is available for free or a fee. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Food & Drinks – There is a cafe available serving refreshments and alcohol beverages.

Information Desk – Have any question? Visit the information desk. Location: Arrivals area. Hours: Unknown.

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.

Observation Deck – Watch the planes take off and land from the viewing deck. Location: inside the Terminal Building.

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 – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00AM – 8:00PM (Mon-Fri) • 9:00AM – 4:00PM (Sat) • 12:00PM – 8:00PM (Sun).


Kimberley Downs airport is served by the following airlines: Air North • Virgin Australia.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Several car rental companies have offices onsite, including: Avis • Bidvest • Europcar • First • Hertz.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service to their guests either for a fee or as a courtesy. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments   •   Lakeside Resort Kununurra   •   Lakeview Apartments.


Shuttles and taxis are both available for hire.

Last updated: 2020-02-13

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.