Hinterland Aviation

Hinterland Aviation is a regional airline and charter company founded on May 11, 1984, with its headquarters located in Cairns, Australia. The airline primarily serves Queensland, operating from hubs at Cairns Airport, Townsville Airport, and Rockhampton Airport. With a fleet size of 17 aircraft, Hinterland Aviation focuses on providing scheduled services to seven destinations along with numerous charter flights. These services are particularly important for connecting remote areas in Queensland, catering to both private clients and government agencies. Their longevity and consistent service make them a trusted name in regional aviation.


Hinterland Aviation operates scheduled airline services from Cairns Airport to Cooktown, Kowanyama, Pormpuraaw, and Coen. Additionally, from its Townsville base, the airline serves Palm Island. Apart from these scheduled services, Hinterland Aviation also provides numerous charter flights to meet the unique travel requirements of private clients and various Queensland government agencies.


The airline boasts a diverse fleet of 17 aircraft optimized for regional air travel. Their fleet includes 11 Cessna Caravan C208B, 2 Beechcraft King Air 200, 1 Cessna 404, and 1 Cessna 402. These aircraft are strategically chosen to provide safe and reliable service while being capable of landing on smaller airstrips commonly found in remote locations.


  • IATA: OI

Official site: www.hinterlandaviation.com.au

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