With over four million passengers Cairns Airport is the seventh busiest airport in Australia and it has connections to all major cities in Australia as well as to 20 international destinations, mostly in the Pacific region but to China and Japan as well.
Cairns Airport has two terminals 200 meters apart. Terminal 1 is the international terminal while Terminal 2 is for domestic flights only.
The international airport Cairns is located in the suburb of Aeroglen, north of Cairns, Queensland. The airport is just 7 km north of the Central Business District of Cairns.
There are four shuttle bus companies offering transport to Cairns from the airport: FNQ Airport Shuttle, Sun Palm transport, Coral Sea Coaches and Airport Connections. It is advised to book the shuttle bus in advance as it may not be possible to buy a ticket at the airport. One-way fare is around $15.00 to $17.00.
A taxi from the airport to Cairns which would cost about $30 depending on your exact destination.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
Cairns Airport is not a large airport so there are not many flights departing here. There are only a few destinations that you can reach from Cairns Airport, most of these are operated by JetStar Airways. Many people take a flight to Tokyo and transfer to another flight there.