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We want all our passengers to travel safely through Newcastle Airport every day of the year.

To help keep our passengers stay safe, it is important you don’t come to our airport if you are feeling unwell with cold/flu like symptoms or are from a declared ‘COVID-19 hotspot’ within Australia.

Face masks are mandatory at all NSW airports and on flights to and from NSW from 12.00am Tuesday, 12 January 2021. All passengers are encouraged to bring their own face masks when visiting Newcastle Airport. Please go directly to the NSW Government website for further information.

Additionally, our passengers can help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission by applying healthy hygiene practices and keeping the recommended distance from others.

Please read our frequently asked questions (FAQs) below to learn more about what's happening at Newcastle Airport. If there are other questions you have, we’re here to help, so please contact us.

Q. Are flights operating out of Newcastle Airport?

A. Yes. Please contact your airline directly to check for any disruptions to your flight(s). View our current arrivals and departures at Newcastle Airport, or learn more about our twelve flight destinations.

Q. Is the Newcastle region a declared ‘COVID-19 hotspot’ (the red zone)?

A. There are currently no stay-at-home orders for residents living in the Newcastle region. The NSW stay-at-home orders apply to those who live in, usually work in or usually attend a university or tertiary education facility in Greater Sydney (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas), Blayney, Cabonne and Orange local government areas.

Passengers travelling from Newcastle Airport will need to check with the relevant state and/or territory health department websites for information regarding travel restrictions. Passengers travelling from New South Wales, Greater Sydney or declared hot spot areas will have greater restrictions placed upon them. Links to the relevant government websites can be found in our Coronavirus (Covid-19) travel update.

Q. Do I need to present a negative COVID-19 test if I am flying?

A. Do not travel if you are sick or test positive for COVID-19. Do not travel with someone who is sick.

Each state and territory health department has put in place its own travel restrictions. Please go directly to the relevant government website, based on where you are travelling to. Alternatively, find links to the relevant government websites in our Coronavirus (Covid-19) travel update.

Q. What is Newcastle Airport doing to keep us safe when travelling through the airport?

A. The health and safety of passengers visiting our airport is paramount. Newcastle Airport has implemented a number of additional health and safety practices to help you feel more at ease on your journey. Details of these measures can be found in our Coronavirus (Covid-19) travel update.

Q. What are airlines doing to keep us safe when flying?

A. Our airline partners are committed to the health and safety of passengers. In addition to mandatory mask wearing, please contact your airline directly to find out what measures they have in place to help make your journey as comfortable and as safe as possible.

It is important that you do not travel if you are sick or test positive for COVID-19. Please do not travel with someone who is sick.

Q. Are Newcastle Airport car parks operating?

A. Yes. All our car parks are open. Learn more about our car parking options, including our online calculator, various maps and information.

Q. Can I rent a car at Newcastle Airport?

A. Yes. Our car rental partners are operating. Learn more about our car rental options.

Q. Are Newcastle Airport cafés, bars and restaurants open?

A. Yes. A number of our retailers are open. Currently, Red Rooster and Valley and Vine are closed. To see the opening and closing times of the other retailers, please visit our eat, drink, shop page.

To learn more about Newcastle Airport’s response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact us or view our Coronavirus (Covid-19) travel update. Our travel update also includes links to the relevant government websites.

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Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is the gateway to Australia’s largest regional economy, with more than $43 billion annual output and 48,500 businesses. Jointly owned by City of Newcastle and Port Stephens Council, we are governed by an independent, skills-based Board of Directors.

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