Cairns Visitors Information Guide
Tropical Far North Queensland

Cairns International Airport

The Cairns International Airport is the fifth busiest airport in Australia. Our close proximity to South East Asia makes Cairns the ideal first port-of-call when arriving into Australia.

Arrival and Departure Times

For the latest arrival and departure times for the Cairns Airport:

This information is updated every 5 minutes and provides the most up to date information for passengers and family.


Terminal Facilites

Both the International and domestic terminals have:

  • Accommodation boards
  • Automatic Teller Machines
  • Currency Exchange
  • Porterage Service
  • Post Office
  • Public Amenties and bathrooms (including disabled facilities)
  • Shopping and Dining
  • Terminal Transfers
  • Baggage Trolleys



Taxis and Cabs

Taxis are conveniently located outside both the domestic and international terminals.

Shuttle Bus

A shuttle bus service is available to the major hotels and city centre.

Courtesy Coaches

Several major hotels and accommodation house have courtesy coaches to and from the airport terminals.

Car Rentals

There are several car rental companies that operated within the airport terminals and have staffed reception desks during all arrival times.


Customs & Quarantine

Australia has very stringent laws to protect its environment from disease and dangerous goods from being brought into the country.

What may seem harmless could ultimately prove deadly to Australian wildlife and flora. Please check with the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) before bringing in questionable items.


Cairns International Airport Web Site

More information about the Cairns International Airport can be found on their web site including the layout of the airport along with its facilities.


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