Aileron is a welcome rest stop along the Stuart Highway offering meals, accommodation, fuel and is located close to Ryan Well Historical Reserve. Aileron Hotel and Roadhouse is located 132 kilometres north of Alice Springs and 370 kilometres 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.