Alice Springs airport: Alice Springs Airport (ASP)

Alice Springs Airport

Alice Springs Airport is a small, pleasant airport. There are only scheduled flights to other Australian destinations, with the domestic airlines Qantas and the budget company Tiger Airways. International charter flights land occasionally.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: ASP
ICAO airport code: YBAS


Local transport


There are no trains between the airport and Alice Springs.

Car and bus

Alice Springs Airport is situated 15 kilometers south of the city. The airport is easily accessible by rental car via the Stuart Highway.

The Airport Shuttle Bus maintains the connections between the airport and various hotels in the city. This bus also runs to the train station (for the famous Ghan train to Darwin).

Car rental Alice Springs Airport

There are five car rental companies present at Alice Springs Airport: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty. You can find the car rental counters near the baggage claim area. You can also book a rental car in advance by using the services provided by EasyTerra; they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.


There are taxis outside the terminal. You can also book a taxi by telephone via Alice Springs Taxis (Tel. +61(0)8 8952 1877).

Airport Parking

The short-term parking lot is located directly opposite the terminal entrance. You pay at least $4.00 to park for one hour. The long-term parking lot lies east of the terminal. Here you pay $14.00 for one day, $41.00 for four days and $75.00 for eight days. During high season this parking lot can be full; you will then be referred to a parking lot further away.




There are no hotels at Alice Springs Airport. The nearest hotels are the Bed & Breakfast Pathdorf (Tel. +61(0)8 8952 0525), and Alice Springs Airport Motel (Tel. +61(0)8 8952 6611) in the southern part of the city. For more hotels and to book online you can go to They offer a large range of hotels at competitive internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

The facilities for eating and shopping are limited: one restaurant, one café, one souvenir shop, one jeweler, and one bookstore.


There's no separate counter for lost and found objects: the employees at the information desk can help you out. You can also inquire about lost objects via the general telephone number (+61(0)8 8951 1211).


Just next to the car rental counters you'll find a general information desk for inquiries about the airport, and flight schedules.


There are two lounges in the terminal, but Alice Springs Airport doesn't offer any further business facilities. There's a large conference center in Alice Springs.

Disabled facilities

Alice Springs Airport has excellent accessibility for the disabled. There are adapted toilets and telephones. At the information desk you can ask for a wheelchair and assistance with boarding (there are no movable passenger bridges at Alice Springs Airport).

Other services

You can change money at the Australian Way Gifts souvenir shop. There are also two ATM's: one right before security and one right after. Smoking isn't allowed anywhere at the airport but there's a smoking zone outside the restaurant. Internet access is available near the restaurant and near the information desk.




Alice Springs Airport
Santa Teresa Road
Alice Springs NT 0870

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +61(0)8 8951 1211
Fax: +61(0)8 8955 5046

Airport codes

IATA airport code: ASP
ICAO airport code: YBAS