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Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport is located 7 kilometres North of the central business district of Cairns. This is around the Aeroglen suburbs. It is an international airport which lies between the Trinity Bay to the East and then the Mount Whitfield to the West. This is the 7th busiest airport in Australia. It is a great airport that serves domestic, general aviation flights and international flights including the use of helicopters . Australian Airline once had its main hub here. Australian air Express, Virgin Samoa operated by Virgin Australia, Virgin Australia operated by Skywest Airlines, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Vietnam Airlines, United Airlines, Tiger Airways Australia, Thai Airways International, Skytrans Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot, Regional Express Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Malaysia Airlines,LAN Airlines and many other airlines still make use of these airports. This is the reason why it is a very popular airport in the world especially for those coming to Australia.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia and also the helicopters of Cairns State Emergency Service have their base here.There are lots of eating places for those who are waiting for their flights. And for those who are waiting for a flight to arrive, there are lots of shops, malls, gym and fitness center, spa houses, floral shops, malls and so many other commercial centers that would help in keeping one busy. These shops are what mades it easy for one to make great use of Cairns airport. In the airport, you would be given a first class service and treatment which is amazing. This is what would help you in enjoying the hospitality of this city.

Those who are coming to the Cairns airport the first time would be able to book the exotic and classic cars from the car hire services around. These cabs would be able to take them through the city at an affordable rate. And when you arrive Cairns airport, you can be greeted by a driver if you want to make use of taxi transfer for your comfort. There are lots of things that would entice a person coming through this airport the first time. The reason for this is because a lot of tourist attraction centers can be seen around the airport.

There are lots of places a passenger can visit while waiting for a car or flight. These places have been designed to comfort and luxury to the users. And for those with foreign currencies, there are places for them to change their money to the country’s money. This is what would help a passenger or tourist have a smooth travelling around the city. And for those who would want to get booklets about the locations of the various centers in the country, they can easily get them from the Cairns airport.

Cairns airport has a lot of car hire services that would help in taking care of any passenger. This is because there are a lot of passengers that make use of these airports. And because of this, it is becoming an excellent hub for a lot of airlines in the world. The reason why the management of the airport is making sure that this city has the best airport is because of the people who come to this airport. There are lots of parking places for cars around Cairns airport. For those who would want to make use of these parks, there are lots of options for them to make use of. This is why Cairns airport is having one of the best and secured parking space in the world. And the terminals are wonderfully designed to make everyone feel at home.

Airport Information

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GMT -10.0
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16° 53’ 0" S
Longitude (DMS):
145° 45’ 0" E
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