The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is located near Ballina and Byron Bay in New South Wales. The airport is relatively small with less than half a million passengers a year and only a few destinations.
JetStar and Virgin fly to Sydney and also Melbourne and Newcastle can be reached from this airport. There is a plan to upgrade and expand the terminal but this can take years before fully realized.
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is not a large airport so there are not many flights departing here. There are only a few destinations that you can reach from Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, most of these are operated by JetStar Airways. Many people take a flight to Melbourne and transfer to another flight there.
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is located between two cities, 5 km north from Ballina and 30 km south from Byron Bay.
Buses are available at Ballina Airport: The Blanches Bus Company operates a shuttle service from and to the airport to Ballina and to Byron Bay (fare around $4 for Ballina and $10 for Byron Bay).
Taxi's are available outside the terminal but a taxi to Byron Bay may be due to the distance quite expensive (about $80)
All prices quoted here were found in August 2017