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Ayers Rock Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Ayers Rock Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of nearby airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

they close the shop and cafe when the last plane of the day has gone
- Mary

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Ayers Rock Airport.

What to Expect

  • A tiny single-terminal outpost with one runway. Uluru can be seen from the airport. Food and drink are available, but not much else.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Ayers Rock Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Ayers Rock Airport Information

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.

Airport Lounges

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

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Ayers Rock Airport does not appeal to you, there are not a lot of hotel options to choose from. Yulara is a small town, so you might as well stay at your hotel. The closest hotels are:

  • Outback Pioneer Hotel - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport and resort shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Desert Gardens Hotel - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport and resort shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Sails in the Desert - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport and resort shuttle is available. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotel deals in Red Centre on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Ayers Rock Airport.

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - There are no ATMs at this airport.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Yes, baby changing facilities are available.
  • Food & Drinks - A small cafe is located airside.
  • Information Desk - Not available.
  • 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, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Shopping - Newspapers, magazines, and basic travel needs are available for purchase.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open from 8:00AM until the last flight arrival.

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As of February 2018, Ayers Rock airport is served by the following airlines: Qantas • Jetstar • Virgin Australia.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies have counters in the Baggage Claim: Hertz • Thrifty • Avis.

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: Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort   •   Longitude 131   •   Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge, Ayers Rock Resort   •   Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort.


Taxis are not available.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. 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/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .