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Airport in Australia
Written by Farheen on April 30, 2020 Share on

Airports in Australia: Landing into down under

Airports in Australia: Landing into down under

Australia comprises of mainland Australia along with numerous islands that surround it. It is the biggest country in the Oceania region and the sixth-largest country in the whole world in terms of area. The best way to travel around Australia is by the way of catching flights from one city to another hence Australia has some of the busiest airports in Oceania and also some of the busiest air traffic in the world. Australia has over 600 airports in the country. Find out below which are the best 5 airports in Australia.

Best 5 airports in Australia

The best airports are always defined by its amazing architecture, facilities, comprehensive design, services such as restaurants and stores that make passing time between layovers as easy as eating a slice of cake.

1.Sydney Airport

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Sydney is Australia’s largest city and the busiest airport you’ll come across. The airport has three terminals, business and first-class lounges, an array of the best stores and restaurants and ample parking facility. It is well connected to the city via buses, taxis and an underground railway line and bicycle paths. The airport handles at least 43 million passengers a year and is home to all major airlines such as Qantas, Jetstar, Tigerair, Singapore Airlines etc. The airport keeps implementing expansion plans from time to time to keep serving its ever-increasing number of passengers.

2.Melbourne International Airport

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Melbourne airport aka Tullamarine Airport is the second busiest airport in Australia after Sydney serving over 35 million international and domestic passengers a year. It is the hub of all main international airlines such as Malaysian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, Etihad, Emirates etc. There are 4 terminals in this airport, multiple luxury lounges and excellent facilities. Airport hotels such as Hilton, Ibis, Holiday Inn are situated within close distance to the airport making it convenient for international travellers. Melbourne airport ranks in the top 10 airports in the world so you can expect true class services here.

3. Adelaide Airport

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Adelaide airport has won several awards for being one of the best airports in the world. It is the main airport in Southern Australia and caters to a million passengers for their international and domestic travel needs. The airport has departmental stores, great restaurants including fine dining options, a multistorey car parking facility, duty-free shopping, high-end stores and hotels to cater to travellers. It also has good public transport facilities and even car rental outlets within the airports.

4. Brisbane Airport

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Brisbane is the main airport and the capital city of Queensland state. It is a functional airport catering to over 20 million travellers per year. It was stylishly revamped in the past few years to make it more operative and modern. It has many luxurious lounges of all big airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Qantas Airlines etc. This airport is also used for military transportation purposes. Brisbane has won many accolades including friendliest airport staff. Plus point is the airport is only 13KM away from the central business district.

5.Perth International airport

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Perth is the capital city of Western Australia and is the main airport connecting western Australia to all other major cities. Western Australia is geographically furthermost away from all major cities hence Perth being the only main airport within the entire vicinity in the western area is the primary airport for this entire region. It has 4 terminals which cater to domestic and international passengers as well as cargo transportation. The airport is well and easily connected to Asia and the pacific region and often flights are cheaper to land into Perth. The airport has excellent facilities such as duty-free stores, restaurants, foreign currency exchange counters, bars, lounges and even good public transport systems such as buses, cabs and commuter trains connecting the airport to the city.

Other airports in Australia

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Since primary connectivity from one city to another is through air travel, Australia is home to many airports and air travel infrastructure is highly advanced in the country. There are small airports and airfields in every major city to help take the travel load off of main airports. Many Australians own their personal private jets and aeroplanes they use at their comfort. Other major airports that passengers popularly use are Gold Coast Airport, Cairns Airport, Canberra Airport, Hobart International Airport, and Darwin International Airport.

Major cities and towns in Australia

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Australia’s capital is Canberra which is close to the largest city in the country which is Sydney. Most tourist-attracting airports are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth.

Airports in Australia have state of the art infrastructure, good facilities and entertainment options hence making it easy to kill time during layovers and simple for people to move around within the country. The airports welcome millions of tourists every year that come in to experience the culture and beauty of Australia. Book your trip to Australia to create memories.

Frequently asked questions ( FAQ)

1. Which month is the cheapest to fly to Australia?
A: The lowest season generally for flying to Australia is during late winter/autumn season which is from mid-April till late June.


2. Are there any direct flights from India to Australia?
A: Currently, only AirIndia operates direct flights from India to Australia.


3. What is the total number of airports in Australia?
A: Australia has a total of 613 airports including private airports and military airport bases.

4. What are the best airlines to fly into Australia from India?
A: Singapore airlines, Qantas airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Cathay Pacific, AirIndia are some of the best airlines to fly into Australia.


5. What are the cheapest airlines to fly into Australia from India?
A: China Southern, Air Asia, Malindo Airlines, China Airlines, China eastern are the cheapest flights usually operating from India to Australia.

6. When is the best time to travel to Australia?
A: The ideal time to travel to Australia is from September to November and from March to May when it is perfect to explore the outdoors without it being too humid or cool.

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