Quarterly passenger statistics for NSW air routes to and from Sydney Airport

2013-2014 Financial Year

Route To/From Current Operator Q3/2013 Q4/2013 Q1/2014 Q2/2014 Total
Albury Qantas, Rex, Virgin Australia 61,421 60,048      
Armidale Qantas 27,446 28,003      
Ballina Jetstar, Rex, Virgin Australia 79,539 92,271      
Bathurst Rex 5,089 5,426      
Broken Hill Rex 6,221 5,897      
Cobar (1)   2,731        
Coffs Harbour Qantas, Tiger, Virgin Australia 94,352 98,161      
Cooma (1)   687        
Dubbo Qantas, Rex 45,680 45,942      
Grafton Rex 3,325 3,300      
Griffith Rex 16,693 16,709      
Lismore Rex 8,398 8,855      
Lord Howe Island Qantas 4,649 8,321      
Merimbula Rex 7,504 8,463      
Moree (1)(2) Qantas 7,765 185      
Moruya Rex 4,594 4,553      
Mudgee (1)   1,859        
Narrabri (1)   3,515        
Narrandera Rex 3,147 3,293      
Newcastle (Williamtown) (1) Rex 6,720 3,353      
Orange (1) Rex 14,300 13,162      
Parkes Rex 6,824 6,444      
Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Australia 46,486 50,615      
Tamworth Qantas 36,091 38,531      
Taree Rex 4,249 4,225      
Wagga Wagga Qantas, Rex 48,035 48,698      
Total NSW   547,320 554,455      

(1) Brindabella Airlines withdrew December 2013 and no patronage figures for that operator are available
(2) QantasLink commenced operations 24 December 2013

2012-2013 Financial Year

Route To/From Current Operator Q3/2012 Q4/2012 Q1/2013 Q2/2013 Total
Albury Qantas, Rex, Virgin Australia 66,514  61,830 53,435 57,340 239,119
Armidale Qantas 27,080  28,124 25,261 27,316 107,781
Ballina Jetstar, Rex, Virgin Australia 70,557  80,571 73,326 74,947 299,401
Bathurst Rex 5,496  5,503 3,992 5,100 20,091
Broken Hill Rex 7,122  6,845 5,751 5,961 25,679
Cobar Brindabella 2,858  2,745 2,565 3,328 11,496
Coffs Harbour (1) Qantas, Tiger, Virgin Australia 80,285  84,953 82,798 88,248 336,284
Cooma Brindabella 1,749  - - 85 1,834
Dubbo Qantas, Rex 42,837  42,735 38,018 42,531 166,121
Grafton Rex 3,973  3,730 2,596 3,601 13,710
Griffith Rex 16,327  16,092 13,380 15,895 61,694
Lismore Rex 9,853  10,437 7,243 8,530 36,063
Lord Howe Island Qantas 4,402  7,883 8,693 6,194 27,172
Merimbula Rex 8,335  8,904 8,149 6,674 32,062
Moree (2) Brindabella 6,765  6,970 6,050 7,255 27,040
Moruya Rex 4,519  4,530 4,437 4,917 18,403
Mudgee Brindabella 3,310  3,054 2,682 2,659 11,705
Narrabri Brindabella 3,966  3,791 3,071 3,309 14,137
Narrandera Rex 3,054  3,053 2,789 2,863 11,759
Newcastle (Williamtown) Brindabella, Rex 8,266  7,565 6,408 6,517 28,756
Orange (3) Rex, Brindabella 14,286  14,046 13,738 15,071 57,141
Parkes Rex 8,031  7,424 5,735 7,100 28,290
Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Australia 48,290  51,474 44,831 46,791 191,386
Tamworth Qantas 36,525  35,028 31,391 34,834 137,778
Taree Rex 4,465  4,497 3,087 4,425 16,474
Wagga Wagga Qantas, Rex 47,503  46,382 39,567 47,619 181,071
Total NSW   536,368  548,166 488,993 528,920 2,102,447

(1) Tiger airways commenced operations February 2013
(2) Brindabella Airlines commenced operations March 2013
(3) Brindabella Airlines commenced operations February 2013

2011-2012 Financial Year

Route To/From Current Operator 09/11 12/11 03/12 06/12 Total
Albury Qantas, Rex, Virgin Australia 66,127 63,131 55,408 60,894 245,560
Armidale Qantas 26,751 25,767 24,624 26,195 103,337
Ballina Jetstar, Rex, Virgin Australia 64,440 70,529 75,109 65,151 275,229
Bathurst Rex 7,043 6,854 5,250 6,010 25,157
Broken Hill Rex 7,141 7,256 6,555 7,389 28,341
Cobar Brindabella 2,204 2,532 2,422 2,873 10,031
Coffs Harbour Qantas, Virgin Australia 75,930 81,704 77,610 75,428 310,672
Cooma Aeropelican 2,693 - - 379 3,072
Dubbo Qantas, Rex 43,150 41,496 39,906 42,731 167,283
Grafton Rex 4,437 4,383 3,106 3,915 15,841
Griffith Rex 15,579 14,966 13,916 15,066 59,527
Lismore Rex 11,763 12,243 8,927 10,311 43,244
Lord Howe Island Qantas 4,335 7,457 8,214 5,684 25,690
Merimbula Rex 8,599 9,296 8,412 8,319 34,626
Moree Qantas 6,665 6,315 6,437 7,213 26,630
Moruya Rex 4,387 4,626 4,359 4,472 17,844
Mudgee Aeropelican 2,839 2,782 2,715 3,139 11,475
Narrabri Aeropelican 3,491 3,708 3,601 4,100 14,900
Narrandera Rex 3,114 3,072 2,838 2,969 11,993
Newcastle (Williamtown) Aeropelican, Rex 6,874 7,556 7,349 8,245 30,024
Orange Rex 16,138 16,464 15,591 15,714 63,907
Parkes Rex 8,520 7,910 7,055 7,778 31,263
Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Australia 45,612 51,872 47,365 48,958 193,807
Tamworth Qantas 33,498 33,838 33,677 34,746 135,759
Taree Rex 4,377 4,402 3,732 4,311 16,822
Wagga Wagga Qantas, Rex 47,408 45,917 41,716 45,511 180,552
Total NSW   523,115 536,076 505,894 517,501 2,082,586

2010-2011 Financial Year

Route To/From Current Operator 09/10 12/10 03/11 06/11 Total
Albury Qantas, Rex, Virgin Blue 66,611 64,332 53,664 56,405 241,012
Armidale Qantas 27,247 27,722 23,550 26,451 104,970
Ballina Jetstar, Rex, Virgin Blue 64,020 76,128 69,979 58,073 268,200
Bathurst Rex 6,654 7,058 6,099 7,003 26,814
Bourke - - - - - -
Brewarrina - - - - - -
Broken Hill Rex 7,083 7,056 5,623 7,062 26,824
Casino - - - - - -
Cobar (1) Brindabella 99 1,521 1,481 1,641 4,742
Coffs Harbour Qantas, Virgin Blue 74,756 82,799 75,066 72,394 305,015
Cooma (2) Aeropelican 2,677 1,191 1,054 1,082 6,004
Coonabarabran - - - - - -
Coonamble - - - - - -
Cootamundra - - - - - -
Cowra - - - - - -
Deniliquin - - - - - -
Dubbo Qantas, Rex 46,372 45,455 39,072 42,097 172,996
Forbes - - - - - -
Glen Innes - - - - - -
Grafton Rex 4,573 5,316 3,645 4,476 18,010
Griffith Rex 15,697 15,893 13,933 15,017 60,540
Gunnedah - - - - - -
Inverell - - - - - -
Kempsey - - - - - -
Lightning Ridge - - - - - -
Lismore Rex 12,860 13,697 10,542 12,259 49,358
Lord Howe Island Qantas 4,425 8,005 8,254 5,500 26,184
Maitland - - - - - -
Merimbula Rex 8,341 9,503 8,245 8,229 34,318
Moree Qantas 7,039 7,202 6,617 7,189 28,047
Moruya Rex 4,766 5,206 4,517 4,568 19,057
Mudgee Aeropelican 2,515 2,618 2,189 2,804 10,126
Narrabri Aeropelican 3,252 3,114 2,897 3,744 13,007
Narrandera Rex 3,103 3,366 2,804 3,002 12,275
Newcastle (Belmont) - - - - - -
Newcastle (Williamtown) Aeropelican 8,640 7,620 6,059 6,896 29,215
Nyngan - - - - - -
Orange Rex 15,077 15,422 14,106 15,235 59,840
Parkes Rex 8,555 8,496 7,226 8,037 32,314
Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Blue 51,912 56,985 50,799 50,409 210,105
Scone - - - - - -
Singleton - - - - - -
Tamworth Qantas 34,830 34,749 31,743 33,155 134,477
Taree Rex 4,728 5,262 4,019 4,441 18,450
Wagga Wagga Qantas, Rex 49,225 49,200 40,997 45,663 185,085
Walgett - - - - - -
West Wyalong - - - - - -
Wollongong - - - - - -
Young - - - - - -
Total NSW   535,057 564,916 494,180 502,832 2,096,985

2009-2010 Financial Year

Route To/From Operator 09/09 12/09 03/10 06/10 Total
Albury Qantas, Rex, Virgin Blue 63,315 60,785 55,346 60,417 239,863
Armidale Qantas 24,536 25,314 22,769 27,012 99,631
Ballina Jetstar, Rex, Virgin Blue 64,819 74,704 69,397 56,263 265,183
Bathurst Rex 6,072 6,413 5,318 6,512 24,315
Bourke - - - - - -
Brewarrina - - - - - -
Broken Hill Rex 6,319 6,577 5,426 6,809 25,131
Casino - - - - - -
Cobar - - - - - -
Coffs Harbour Qantas, Virgin Blue 72,248 77,173 74,295 72,003 295,719
Cooma (1) Aeropelican - - - 349 349
Coonabarabran - - - - - -
Coonamble - - - - - -
Cootamundra - - - - - -
Cowra - - - - - -
Deniliquin - - - - - -
Dubbo Qantas, Rex 43,310 42,523 37,884 43,502 167,219
Forbes - - - - - -
Glen Innes - - - - - -
Grafton Rex 4,785 5,163 3,769 4,569 18,286
Griffith Rex 15,025 15,282 13,363 15,036 58,706
Gunnedah - - - - - -
Inverell - - - - - -
Kempsey - - - - - -
Lightning Ridge - - - - - -
Lismore Rex 13,515 15,658 12,514 13,228 54,915
Lord Howe Island Qantas 4,728 8,141 8,904 5,855 27,628
Maitland - - - - - -
Merimbula Rex 8,319 9,233 8,142 8,268 33,962
Moree Qantas 6,980 6,773 6,509 6,714 26,976
Moruya Rex 4,282 4,958 4,541 4,516 18,297
Mudgee (2) Aeropelican - 2,150 2,204 2,657 7,011
Narrabri Aeropelican 3,567 3,184 2,611 3,155 12,517
Narrandera Rex 3,184 3,297 3,127 3,053 12,661
Newcastle (Belmont) - - - - - -
Newcastle (Williamtown) Aeropelican 8,434 9,293 8,013 9,062 34,802
Nyngan - - - - - -
Orange Rex 13,363 13,579 12,294 14,143 53,379
Parkes Rex 7,271 7,440 6,917 7,692 29,320
Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Blue 45,955 52,403 49,510 50,958 198,826
Scone - - - - - -
Singleton - - - - - -
Tamworth Qantas 29,056 28,682 29,167 33,243 120,148
Taree Rex 4,735 4,872 4,111 4,805 18,526
Wagga Wagga Qantas, Rex 45,562 45,674 39,674 47,141 178,051
Walgett - - - - - -
West Wyalong - - - - - -
Wollongong - - - - - -
Young - - - - - -
Total NSW   499,380 529,271 485,805 506,965 2,021,421

Notes:

  1. Aeropelican commenced operations June 2010.
  2. Aeropelican commenced operations October 2009.

2008-2009 Financial Year

Route To/From Operator 09/08 12/08 03/09 06/09 Total
Albury Qantas, Rex, Virgin Blue 62,044 57,991 54,500 57,276 234,611
Armidale Qantas 23,446 24,083 23,342 24,761 95,632
Ballina Jetstar, Rex, Virgin Blue 64,937 67,118 67,157 62,450 264,462
Bathurst Rex 6,118 6,088 5,067 5,765 23,038
Bourke (2) - 478 382 - - 860
Brewarrina - - - - - -
Broken Hill Rex 6,192 6,329 4,929 6,022 23,472
Casino - - - - - -
Cobar (2) - 1,596 1,173 - - 2,769
Coffs Harbour Qantas, Virgin Blue 76,188 76,058 75,194 68,831 296,271
Cooma (1) - - - - - -
Coonabarabran - - - - - -
Coonamble (2) - 34 20 - - 54
Cootamundra - - - - - -
Cowra - - - - - -
Deniliquin - - - - - -
Dubbo Qantas, Rex 46,815 43,942 36,340 42,156 169,253
Forbes - - - - - -
Glen Innes - - - - - -
Grafton Rex 4,939 5,564 4,092 4,821 19,416
Griffith Rex 15,278 15,464 12,984 15,020 58,746
Gunnedah - - - - - -
Inverell - 1,562 1,303 631 - 3,496
Kempsey - - - - - -
Lightning Ridge (2) - 193 134 - - 327
Lismore Rex 15,800 17,350 14,029 13,813 60,992
Lord Howe Island Qantas 4,678 8,218 8,608 5,639 27,143
Maitland - - - - - -
Merimbula Rex 8,675 9,563 7,967 8,102 34,307
Moree Qantas 6,428 6,321 5,850 7,026 25,625
Moruya Rex 4,619 4,883 4,370 4,242 18,114
Mudgee (2) - 2,358 2,030 - - 4,388
Narrabri Aeropelican 4,014 4,050 3,790 3,396 15,250
Narrandera Rex 3,656 3,472 2,884 3,174 13,186
Newcastle (Belmont) - - - - - -
Newcastle (Williamtown) Aeropelican, Qantas 11,436 10,967 9,237 9,322 40,962
Nyngan - - - - - -
Orange Rex 14,714 14,260 12,198 13,388 54,560
Parkes Rex 8,708 8,249 6,554 7,087 30,598
Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Blue 39,470 46,211 46,551 44,840 177,072
Scone - - - - - -
Singleton - - - - - -
Tamworth Qantas 27,877 29,600 28,376 28,965 114,818
Taree Rex 5,496 5,349 4,348 4,645 19,838
Wagga Wagga Qantas, Rex 45,466 44,710 38,919 45,511 174,606
Walgett (2) - 310 255 - - 565
West Wyalong - - - - - -
Wollongong - - - - - -
Young - - - - - -
Total NSW - 513,525 521,137 477,917 486,252 1,998,831

Notes:

  1. Aeropelican commenced operations June 2010.
  2. Aeropelican commenced operations October 2009.

2007-2008 Financial Year

Route To/From Operator at 30 June 09/07 12/07 03/08 06/08 Total
Albury Qantas, Rex, Virgin Blue 45,266 42,135 47,365 55,368 190,134
Armidale Qantas 23,767 24,531 22,595 24,895 95,788
Ballina Jetstar, Rex, Virgin Blue 65,967 73,204 71,343 64,281 274,795
Bathurst Air Link 6,531 6,694 5,675 6,104 25,004
Bourke Air Link 362 321 390 453 1,526
Brewarrina - - - - - -
Broken Hill Rex 5,994 5,504 5,238 6,598 23,334
Casino - - - - - -
Cobar Air Link 2,142 1,956 1,924 1,965 7,987
Coffs Harbour Qantas, Virgin Blue 76,610 82,208 78,491 74,866 312,175
Cooma - 9,085 1,067 - - 10,152
Coonabarabran - - - - - -
Coonamble Air Link 58 28 66 56 208
Cootamundra - - - - - -
Cowra - - - - - -
Deniliquin - - - - - -
Dubbo Air Link, Qantas, Rex 46,738 50,458 45,390 47,823 190,409
Forbes - - - - - -
Glen Innes - - - - - -
Grafton Rex 5,811 5,930 4,798 5,033 21,572
Griffith Rex 16,961 17,485 16,145 16,015 66,606
Gunnedah - - - - - -
Inverell Aeropelican 1,733 1,662 1,253 1,463 6,111
Kempsey - - - - - -
Lightning Ridge Air Link 207 227 155 216 805
Lismore Rex 17,271 18,866 16,525 16,073 68,735
Lord Howe Island Qantas 4,905 8,379 9,052 6,133 28,469
Maitland - - - - - -
Merimbula Rex 10,045 10,784 10,193 9,470 40,492
Moree Qantas 6,147 6,644 6,272 6,578 25,641
Moruya Rex 4,452 4,941 4,928 4,636 18,957
Mudgee Air Link 2,284 2,353 2,005 2,326 8,968
Narrabri Qantas 3,810 3,925 3,807 4,152 15,694
Narrandera Rex 3,881 4,017 3,657 3,733 15,288
Newcastle (Belmont) - - - - - -
Newcastle (Williamtown) Aeropelican 12,330 13,356 12,140 12,760 50,586
Nyngan - - - - - -
Orange Rex 15,705 15,793 13,861 15,361 60,720
Parkes Rex 8,862 9,047 8,613 8,660 35,182
Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Blue 28,394 31,354 35,458 38,521 133,727
Scone - - - - - -
Singleton - - - - - -
Tamworth Qantas 26,999 26,932 26,102 26,560 106,593
Taree Rex 5,709 5,842 5,210 5,644 22,405
Wagga Wagga Qantas, Rex 47,581 47,332 43,213 47,568 185,694
Walgett Air Link 390 291 271 335 1,287
West Wyalong - 411 - - - -
Wollongong - - - - - -
Young - - - - - -
Total NSW - 506,408 523,266 502,135 513,646 2,045,455

 

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