Qantaslink operates regular daily two-hour flights from Sydney to Lord Howe Island. Aircraft are the Bombardier Dash 8-200 turboprop which seat up to 32 passengers.
Checked baggage needs to weigh 14kg or under for guaranteed transfer, though total checked luggage of up to 23kg is permitted and best divided among two or more bags in case the second is laid off until a later flight. An additional 7kg carry on luggage is permitted.
Eastern Air Services operates flights to Lord Howe Island from Port Macquarie, Newcastle and the Gold Coast. Charter flights are also an option, although limited to smaller aircraft and not suitable for helicopters.