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Air Services

Whether you are after a sightseeing adventure or spectacular views to capture that perfect photograph, East Arnhem Land has a range of operators providing regular, quality air services.

Services available include: individual and business passenger charter, scenic tours, air freight, remote logistics, aerial surveys, aerial photography, and search rescue.

Most services operate from the general aviation area at Gove Airport, just a short fifteen minute drive from Nhulunbuy or from Darwin airport and service a range of communities and homelands across East Arnhem and the Northern Territory.

Air Arnhem

Air Arnhem is located on Melville Bay Road at the general aviation area at the Gove Airport, and offers safe, reliable and friendly air charter services across the East Arnhem region. Whether you are in East Arnhem Land for business or pleasure, their aim is to make your flying experience a safe and enjoyable one.   Air Arnhem offer scenic flights that will allow you to experience the stunning and diverse beauty of East Arnhem from the air. Pilots will ensure you enjoy the flight with inte...

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Black Diamond Aviation

Get a bird’s-eye view of the majestic landscape of East Arnhem on a Black Diamond Aviation scenic flight. Based in Nhulunbuy, they operate all throughout the year and can tailor a scenic flight that caters to your group’s interest and budget. You can choose a flight showcasing views at sunrise, in the middle of the day or sunset and they will ensure you get the best view of the East Arnhem region. With highly knowledgeable pilots, Black Diamond flights offer you in-depth knowledge of the re...

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Fly Tiwi

Fly Tiwi is based in Darwin and offers a Regular Passenger Transport (RPT) service to the East Arnhem communities of Ramingining, Gapuwiyak and Milingimbi. This service provides easy access to the region’s communities and art centres for those looking to explore them. Fly Tiwi operates a fleet of well-maintained aircraft crewed by highly professional pilots who know the Territory and its unique flying conditions.

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Marthakal Air

Marthakal Air is located at Elcho Island Airport on Galiwin’ku and has been serving the Yolŋu people and East Arnhem communities since 1995, offering single engine and twin engine aircraft charters. Marthakal Air is a subsidiary of Marthakal Homelands Resource Centre Aboriginal Corporation and prides itself on supporting the local community.  

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Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)

Book your RPT here. MAF, based at the Gove Airport, offers a Regular Passenger Transport (RPT) service in East Arnhem. This service provides easy access to the region’s communities and art centres for those looking to explore them. The RPT operates regularly from Gove Airport to Gapuwiyak (Lake Evella), Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island), Milingimbi, Ramingining and Groote Eylandt. A convenient online portal makes it and easy task to select flights, make payment and book tickets. MAF also offers sc...

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