Flights to Bourke, NSW

With rich Australian history and a thriving local community, Bourke in the heart of NSW is one of our favourite places to fly. Take a walk down the Darling River, visit the Back of Bourke Gallery, or get involved in one of the many cultural events throughout the year – there’s plenty to do and see in this iconic Aussie town.

Flights to Bourke are scheduled three times each week as part of our regular airline service, or can be flown as on-demand charters by Air Link, in whichever of our aircraft that suits your requirements. There are poor weather approaches, and runway lighting at Bourke airport, so we can fly 24/7, rain or shine.

Schedule Information

For those wishing to book a single seat to Bourke, our weekly flight timetable is below.

Monday Thursday Friday
Dubbo to Bourke Dubbo to Bourke Dubbo to Bourke
08:30 AM – 09:50 AM 08:30 AM – 09:50 AM 08:30 AM – 09:50 AM
Bourke to Dubbo Bourke to Dubbo Bourke to Dubbo
16:10 PM – 17:30 PM 15:00 PM – 16:20 PM 15:00 PM – 16:20 PM


Bourke Airport has an air conditioned passenger terminal, with separate Male/Female toilets, seating and refreshments for guests traveling with Air Link.

Availability & Aircraft

Bourke (YBKE) has no restrictions on the type of aircraft we can fly in, or out. There are no curfews, and only occasional weather delays in summer due to thunderstorms or rain.

Seasonal Weather

Bourke is located in the heart of New South Wales, on the Darling River. Summer temperatures are similar to Dubbo, ranging from 25-40 degrees C, with afternoon storms occasionally rolling through to bring much needed rain. In Winter, it gets cold at night (occasionally down to -5 degrees) with a top of around 25 in the day. Why do we mention all this? Air Link operate aircraft fully equipped to handle such weather events, with on board Weather Radar, Flight in Known Icing certification (turbine only) and Synthetic Vision (turbine only).

Fuel – 24/7

When it comes to regional air charter, the availability of fuel may impact whether we need to stop along the way, or fly direct. Bourke Airport (and Dubbo of course!) both have 24/7 fuel availability for both piston and turbine engines, allowing us to refuel prior to departure. This saves times, and gives you the maximum range possible for your flight.

Connecting Flights

Are you connecting from an international or domestic flight with the airlines, and need a transfer somewhere regional? We’ve been there, and know how to streamline the process with van transfers from your airline’s baggage pickup direct to our aircraft on the tarmac. We’ll have you back in the air and direct to your final destination in no time.

Other Airports

Did you know we fly to every airport in Australia, including homestead airstrips and mine sites? You do now! Our charter services are the best in the country, and our airline services the below airports 3 times each week.

  • Walgett Airport
  • Bourke Airport
  • Dubbo Airport
  • Lightning Ridge Airport