Ayers Rock Airport

Ayers Rock Airport (also known as Connellan Airport) (IATA: AYQ, ICAO: YAYE) is situated near Yulara, around 463 km (288 mi) (5 hrs drive) away from Alice Springs, Northern Territory, and 20 minutes drive from Uluru (Ayers Rock) itself. An average of just under 300,000 passengers per year pass through this airport in the middle of Australia.

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Ayers Rock

Yulara (25°14′S 130°59′E) is an isolated town in the Southern Region of the Northern Territory, Australia. It lies as an unincorporated enclave within MacDonnell Region. At the 2011 census, Yulara had a permanent population of 887. on an area of 103.33 square kilometres (39.90 sq mi). More than three-quarters of the residents of Yulara are from either overseas or another Australian state. The name is derived from local Aboriginal words for howling and dingos. It is 18 kilometres (11 mi) by road from world heritage site Uluru (Ayers Rock) and 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). It is located in the Northern Territory electorate of Namatjira and the federal electorate of Lingiari.

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LCCs operating in Ayers Rock

Virgin Australia

Direct flights from Ayers Rock

Lowest tax-include fare (oneway) (USD)

Sydney From $141 (Tax incl.)

  • Jetstar (JQ)
  • Virgin Australia (VA)