About the Airport

A little about the Christmas Island Airport

Information for Site Visitors

The are restrictions and specific requirements for all person requiring airside to conduct their business.

Those individuals requiring airside access must display either a valid ASIC or a Christmas Island Airport Visitor Identification Card (VIC).

First time visitors need to register prior to arrival

Information for Aircraft Operators

Movement Approvals

All movements to/from Christmas Island Airport must have prior approval from the airport operator (Toll Remote Logistics).  Applications must be submitted at least 24 hours before the planned arrival unless previously agreed.

Click here for the application form.


Fees and Charges

The fees and charges levied on those operating to the airport are determined and gazetted by the Commonwealth.

Download Fees & Charges here.


Customs, Immigration and Quarantine

As Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands are excluded from the Australian Immigration Zone, it is the responsibility for crews to obtain customs clearances before leaving the Australian mainland. Equally, outbound clearances will be issued by the Australian Customs Service on Christmas and/or Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the return journey to the mainland. Airport operations staff will notify Customs and Immigration on the relevant island about all estimated arrival and departure times.

For International arrivals to the airport, please follow this link for information in regards to Visa requirements. https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1

All flights arriving to Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands are subject to quarantine irrespective of origin. The Pilot in Command must report the health status of all persons on-board prior to landing and the aircraft is to be de-insected (or be compliant with its de-insection certificate) in accordance with Department of Agriculture standards.


Aircraft Refuelling

Jet-A1 fuel is available at Christmas Island Airport. Payment is by BP Carnet or cash only.  See our contacts page for the Air BP agent’s contact details.

Toll Remote Logistics has vast experience in aviation and airport management.  The company has been operating the Christmas Island Airport (along with the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Airport) on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development since 2009.

Toll Remote Logistics is a division of the Toll Group with more information on the company available at www.tollgroup.com/tollremotelogistics