Access information about Tennant Creek Airport's conditions of use and business opportunities for airlines.

Aviation development

Tennant Creek Airport is available for use 24 hours a day.

The main runway (07/25) is 1959 metres long by 30 metres wide and can normally accommodate most commuter aircraft. Larger aircraft can also use the runway in an emergency but may have difficulty parking.  The second runway (11/29) is 1057 metres long by 18 metres wide. Runway 07/25 is equipped with Low-Intensity Runway Lighting and AT-VASIS in both directions. Low-Intensity Runway Lighting is also available on Runway 11/29. All lighting is pilot-operated on PAL + AFRU 126.7.

The terminal apron can normally accommodate up to three aircraft below 5700 kg in weight.

Avgas is available from a fixed browser (Shell 08 8962 2696).

There is a small terminal for Regular Public Transport (RPT) passengers.

Contact our Aviation Development team to discuss opportunities.

Conditions of Use

Airport Development Group has amended its Conditions of Use for Darwin International, Alice Springs, and Tennant Creek Airports. 

Information relating to amendments from the current version (effective 1 January 2023) and airfield and terminal charges are accessible through a secure web portal.

To gain access to the portal, please complete this form to register.

Aviation Development