Aileron is a welcome rest stop along the Stuart Highway offering meals, accommodation, fuel and is located close to Ryan Well Historical Reserve.
The hotel and roadhouse is 132km north of Alice Springs and 370km south of Tennant Creek. A giant sculpture of an Aboriginal warrior (Anmatjere Man) guards over the roadhouse.
The roadhouse offers a convenience store, meals, free guest laundry, children’s playground and visitor information. There is a collection of original Albert Namatjira watercolour paintings in the dining room.
The accommodation ranges from powered and unpowered campsites, backpacker dormitory and self-contained motel rooms.