How early to arrive ADL airport 6.15am flight with international connection

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Hi all, it’s so long since I’ve been on a flight I have no idea how early to get to ADL airport.
QF flight to Perth leaves at 6.15am. From there have international connections.
I am hoping arriving 90 mins before (4.45am) will be adequate to check in and show paperwork. Flying J. Cannot check in online as Finnair ticket
What are queues like in ADL at present for check in and security 5-6am?
 

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At that time last Sunday there were no queues. 4.45am should be fine. The QP doesn't open till 5am anyway.

QF checkin wanted to see all my docs including entry docs to Singapore that I hadn't expected them to ask for in ADL, so I had to scramble to find them in my bag.

I agree with the suggestion of having paper copies of the docs. It is so much easier than navigating multiple apps.
 

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At that time last Sunday there were no queues. 4.45am should be fine. The QP doesn't open till 5am anyway.

QF checkin wanted to see all my docs including entry docs to Singapore that I hadn't expected them to ask for in ADL, so I had to scramble to find them in my bag.

I agree with the suggestion of having paper copies of the docs. It is so much easier than navigating multiple apps.
Great! That’s fabulous info - also travelling on a Sunday - sounds like 4.45 should be fine. Every extra 15 mins of sleep worth it at that time!
 

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If you are connecting to QF71 and your dom flight is on time, you'll find that the international section at PER won't be open yet. It opens around 8.45 or 9am. So you can wait in the normal J lounge until immigration and the international lounge open up. The duty free shop opens even later, around 10am.
 

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If you are connecting to QF71 and your dom flight is on time, you'll find that the international section at PER won't be open yet. It opens around 8.45 or 9am. So you can wait in the normal J lounge until immigration and the international lounge open up. The duty free shop opens even later, around 10am.
Thanks again!! Will def do that!
 
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