People 12 years and above, including workers who interact with the public, must wear face masks while inside the Canberra Airport terminal and during domestic commercial flights in and out of Canberra.
People will be permitted to remove their face mask to ascertain their identity when going through security or when eating and drinking or taking medication both in the airport terminal and during a flight. They will also be able to remove their mask during an emergency and to communicate effectively, for example, with someone who is hearing impaired.
For more information, visit the ACT Government website.
Canberra Airport is currently flying to 11 domestic destinations, Brisbane, Cairns, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Newcastle with connecting flights to Ballina Byron, Port Macquarie, Hobart, Sydney, Adelaide, and Melbourne. Each destination, depending on the state it resides in, may have border restrictions. You may be required to gain a permit to enter the state. To understand the requirements for each state, see below. For the latest information, visit the ACT Health COVID website.
COVID-19 Border information
Quarantine-free travel from New Zealand to Australia is paused. You must enter a managed isolation facility for 14 days when you arrive in New Zealand.
The Smartraveller Travel Advice is Level 2 – Exercise a high degree of caution.
More travel advice is available on the Australian Department of Health website.
Travelling from New Zealand to the ACT:
Quarantine free travel from New Zealand to Australia is suspended until at least 11:59pm on the 21 September 2021.
There is additional information available for travellers arriving from New Zealand on the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website.
Domestic flight Information
To make changes or get specific information about flight bookings, contact your airline or travel agent directly. For airline contact details, click here.
International Travel Information
For information regarding exemption applications and entry to Australia, click here.
At the Airport
To view dining and retail opening hours, click here.
Taxis, ride share, rental car providers and public buses remain business as usual during this time. To book your transport; visit our transport page for details.
Safe Domestic flying protocol
The Australian aviation industry has developed a Domestic Passenger Journey Protocol to provide clear and consistent guidance regarding risk-minimisation principles and processes in domestic airports and on aircraft for domestic passenger travel.
To view the protocol, click here.