Cairns Airport

Airport Information

Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport is one of Australia’s leading regional airports, providing air links to a variety of regional, domestic, and international destinations. Pre-COVID, Cairns Airport welcomed over 5 million passengers per year.

Described as ‘descending into paradise’, Cairns Airport is the gateway to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Rainforests of North Queensland and is just 7km from the Cairns CBD.

Cairns Airport offers direct domestic flights to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Townsville, Newcastle, Whitsunday Coast and other various regional centres across North Queensland. Passengers can also fly internationally direct to Singapore, Port Moresby, Japan and New Zealand.

Airport News

International Terminal Upgrade Begins at Cairns Airport

Contractors are poised to start work on a multi-million-dollar overhaul of Cairns Airport’s international terminal, the first major upgrade of the building since it opened more than 30 years ago. Hutchinson Builders have signed on to …


Cairns Airport
Airport Ave
Cairns City
QLD 4870
  • (07) 4080 6703