covid-19 update

Longreach Airport continues to work closely with Federal and State government agencies on the COVID-19 matter, following their directions. Our focus is our people, our passengers and our partners.

Flight information and changes

Please contact your airline or travel agent about flight bookings. Contact details can be found here.

At the airport

The Longreach Airport terminal will open when passenger services are operating. Opening hours have reduced in response to a change to passenger services as a result of COVID-19. General aviation continues to operate from Longreach Airport.

Additional hygiene measures are in place at Longreach Airport, including extra cleaning. We continue to advise our team and partners, in line with Department of Health advice, to practise good hand and respiratory hygiene. Department of Health messaging is being displayed throughout the terminal and we encourage all passengers to follow the social distancing guidelines.

Health advice

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Federal Department of Health advises good hygiene, including:

  • Cleaning hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rubs
  • Covering your nose and mouth with a tissue or flexed elbow when coughing or sneezing
  • Avoiding contact with anyone who has flu-like symptoms such as fever, a cough, a sore throat, fatigue and shortness of breath
  • Staying home if you are unwell

Further information can be found here.

You should also follow Federal Department of Health advice for travellers.

Restricted entry to Queensland

The Queensland Government has implemented restricted entry to Queensland. According to the Queensland Government, anyone who is not a Queensland resident or considered exempt from the restrictions will not be able to enter Queensland from 12.01am Friday, April 3. People travelling to Longreach from interstate should consult the Queensland Government website for more information on border restrictions and exemptions prior to undertaking travel.

Government restrictions

The Australian and Queensland governments have released frameworks for easing of COVID-19 restrictions, including travel. To view, click here and here.