Freight

Skytrans provides regional services to remote areas across North Queensland. We offer competitive rates and a reliable and efficient freight service across our network.

We have a fast and effective team located around our network ready to assist you in meeting your distribution needs and we pride ourselves in looking after our customers freight and making sure it arrives on time.

General Freight

We transport freight of all shapes and sizes on our network. All freight must be lodged 2 hours prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight, however, for individual items over 32kgs prior arrangements need to be made.

On carriage of freight to interstate ports are available through the Toll network.

There are alcohol restrictions in some of the communities, please contact us for further information.

Animals

All animals and live seafood need to be booked directly with our reservations team. Skytrans does not provide cages for your pets. If you require a cage please contact Dogtainers in your local area or visit www.dogtainers.com.au for details.

Dangerous Goods

Carriage of dangerous goods by air is governed by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Dangerous Goods are acceptable, however, the applicable regulations to packing and documentation must be met. Please contact our Reservations Team for further information if you wish to transport Dangerous Goods.

Skytrans freighter services are also available for charter services, for further information regarding this service please email charters@skytrans.com.au

If you would like more information please contact our Reservations Team on 1300 759 872 or info@skytrans.com.au and they will happily assist you with your enquiries.

Freight Rates - West 1 & West 2

Retail Freight Rates (excl GST) effective 25 February 2013

BASIC CHARGE OF $20.00 (EXCL GST) APPLIES TO EACH CONSIGNMENT

WEEKENDS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS SURCHARGES MAY APPLY, PLEASE CONTACT RESERVATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS

FROM TO
West 1 Brisbane Toowoomba St George Cunnamulla Thargomindah
Brisbane   1.42 3.60 5.12 6.00
Toowoomba 1.42   2.83 4.24 5.23
St George 3.60 2.83   2.72 3.60
Cunnamulla 5.12 4.26 2.72   2.06
Thargomindah 6.00 5.23 3.60 2.06  
FROM TO
West 2 Brisbane Toowoomba Charleville Quilpie Windorah Birdsville Bedourie Boulia Mt Isa
Brisbane   1.42 4.45 5.77 6.54 7.97 8.08 8.18 8.51
Toowoomba 1.42   3.81 5.23 5.89 7.31 7.52 7.63 7.97
Charleville 4.46 3.82   1.20 3.06 4.37 5.02 5.12 6.22
Quilpie 5.78 5.23 1.20   1.52 3.82 4.14 4.48 5.68
Windorah 6.54 5.89 3.06 1.52   1.74 3.17 3.38 4.69
Birdsville 7.97 7.31 4.37 3.82 1.74   1.31 3.06 4.48
Bedourie 8.06 7.52 5.02 4.14 3.17 1.31   1.31 3.60
Boulia 8.18 7.63 5.12 4.48 3.38 3.06 1.31   1.63
Mt Isa 8.72 8.18 6.32 5.89 4.91 4.69 3.82 1.86  
How to calculate Freight Cost
1/ Select rate from the above grid and multiply by weight (in kilograms) of consigment
2/ Add $20.00 basic charge
3/ Add 10% GST to total
eg 5kg item from Mt Isa to Charleville $6.32 x 5 = $31.60
plus $20.00 = $51.60
plus 10% GST $5.16 = $56.76

Freight Rates - Gulf

BASIC CHARGE OF $20.00 (EXCL GST) APPLIES TO EACH CONSIGNMENT

WEEKENDS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS SURCHARGES MAY APPLY, PLEASE CONTACT RESERVATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS

FROM TO
Gulf Cairns Normanton Mornington Is Burketown Doomadgee Mt Isa
Cairns   3.92 5.02 4.80 5.23 6.11
Normanton 3.92   2.40 2.08 2.40 3.28
Mornington Is 4.91 2.40   1.86 1.97 3.60
Burketown 4.80 2.08 1.86   1.63 3.06
Doomadgee 5.12 2.40 1.97 1.63   2.94
Mt Isa 6.22 3.49 3.82 3.17 3.17  
How to calculate Freight Cost
1/ Select rate from the above grid and multiply by weight (in kilograms) of consigment
2/ Add $20.00 basic charge
3/ Add 10% GST to total
eg 5kg item from Mt Isa to Burketown $3.17 x 5 = $15.85
plus $20.00 = $35.85
plus 10% GST $3.58 = $39.43

Freight Rates - Cape York

BASIC CHARGE OF $20.00 (EXCL GST) APPLIES TO EACH CONSIGNMENT

WEEKENDS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS SURCHARGES MAY APPLY, PLEASE CONTACT RESERVATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS

FROM TO
Cape York Cairns Aurukun Coen Lockhart Edward River Kowanyama Bamaga Mt Isa
Cairns   7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00
Aurukun 7.00   14.00 3.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00
Coen 7.00 14.00   14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00
Lockhart 7.00 3.00 14.00   14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00
Edward River 7.00 14.00 14.00 14.00   3.00 14.00 14.00
Kowanyama 7.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 3.00   14.00 14.00
Bamaga 7.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00   14.00
Mt Isa 7.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00  
How to calculate Freight Cost
1/ Select rate from the above grid and multiply by weight (in kilograms) of consigment
2/ Add $20.00 basic charge
3/ Add 10% GST to total
eg 5kg item from Lockhart to Cairns $7.00 x 5 = $35.00
plus $20.00 = $55.00
plus 10% GST $5.50 = $60.50

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