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Darwin International Airport remains open, with the wearing of face masks remaining mandatory.

Social distancing and hand hygiene are recommended.


Please click here for up to date arrivals and here for departures.
Specific queries regarding your flights should be directed to the airlines and queries regarding the covid lockdown directed to the NTG Hotline - 1800 193 111 or visit -


NT Health has mandated the use of Face Masks in all Territory airports and Face Masks must be worn at all times in the terminal.

Our priority is the wellbeing and safety of everyone passing through or working at our airport.

For information about the Government's COVID-19 response go to (link is external) or call this number 1800 193 111 for more information about the lockdown arrangements.

For specific information about how Airport Development Group is managing COVID-19 visit - COVID-19 Passenger Information


Community Consultation Group


The overall role of the Darwin International Airport Community Consultation Group is to consult on community issues arising from Airport operations and developments.

Specifically, the work of the Consultation Group will include:

  • existing and proposed Airport development and operations
  • steps being taken to implement or develop the Airport’s Master Plan
  • noise (including aircraft noise) and environmental issues
  • ground transport and access issues
  • improvements or changes to airport facilities
  • relevant reports from Department of Infrastructure and Transport, Airservices Australia and Civil Aviation Safety Authority
  • the contribution of the airport to the local, regional and national economy.

The Consultation Group is not there to resolve airport or aircraft related complaints or resolve aviation related commercial disputes.

For further information contact


Report from Meeting - 29 July 2021 
Report from Meeting - 4 March 2021 

2020 Stakeholder Engagement Report 
Report from Meeting - 5 November 2020
Report from Meeting - 30 July 2020
Report from Meeting - 12 March 2020

2019 Stakeholder Engagement Report 
Report from Meeting - 14 November 2019 
Report from Meeting - 11 July 2019
Report from Meeting - 14 March 2019

2018 Stakeholder Engagement Report
Report from Meeting - 22 November 2018
Report from Meeting - 5 July 2018
Report from Meeting - 15 March 2018

2017 Stakeholder Engagement Report
Report from Meeting - 2 November 2017
Report from Meeting - 20 July 2017
Report from Meeting - 9 March 2017

Report from Meeting - 10 November 2016
Report from Meeting - 14 July 2016
Report from Meeting - 31 March 2016

Report from Meeting - 19 November 2015
Report from Meeting - 2 July 2015
Report from Meeting - 15 March 2015

Terms of Reference


Chris Bigg, Independent Chair
Dawn Lawrie, Community Member
Grahame Webb, Community Member
Andrew Hardy, Aircraft Operator (CEO Hardy Aviation)
Glen Hingley, Tourism Sector (General Manager Tourism Top End)
Greg Ireland, Business Sector (CEO NT Chamber of Commerce)
WGCDR Andrew Anthony, Department of Defence (CO 13SQN / Senior ADF Officer RAAF Base Darwin & Curtin)
Tony Edmondstone, CEO Darwin International Airport

In addition, the following federal organisations are observers who attend meetings and present reports to the Community Consultation Group:

  • Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities– attends all meetings;
  • Airservices Australia – attends as required;
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority – attends as required.