Darwin Airport

Darwin International Airport is located around 11km by road from Darwin’s city centre, and is the only airport servicing Darwin and surrounding areas. The airport serves as an important gateway for travellers visiting the Northern Territory, as well as those travelling to and from Southeast Asia. The airport operates 24/7.

Darwin International Airport Information

Darwin Airport has a domestic and international terminal, and both are located within the same building. The airport offers a number of services and facilities for the comfort and convenience of their passengers. Facilities include ATMs, baby change rooms, disabled-friendly facilities, retail outlets, smoking areas, a Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) office, and free Wi-Fi throughout the terminal building. Dining options are numerous, and include a range of cafes, bars, and a Hungry Jack’s fast food outlet.

There is also a Travelex foreign currency exchange kiosk on the Ground Floor in the Arrivals Hall, and in the International Departures Lounge. Baggage trolleys are also available free of charge to all passengers, and there are baggage lockers available for hire.

Travel Information

There are a number of transport options available to those travelling to or from Darwin Airport. For those who are driving to the airport, there is a car park offering short and long term rates. Short stay rates start at $29 for 24 hours - Those staying longer than 24 hours can access better rates by using the Long Stay Saver carpark, which offers parking starting at $69 for 7 days.

Darwin City Airport Shuttle Service also offers a comfortable, air-conditioned shuttle bus service to and from the airport. The shuttle bus departs from directly outside the baggage collection carousels, and travels to all major hotels in Darwin. Bookings for hotel pickup must be made in advance.

Taxis are also readily available to take passengers between the airport and the CBD. Expect to pay around $25 to $30 for the journey, plus a $3.00 exit toll if you are travelling by taxi from the airport.

For those who wish to hire a car from Darwin Airport, this can be done online in advance, or organised at the car rental provider’s desk at the airport. Car rental providers at Darwin airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty. You can also organise private airport transfers in advance of your arrival into Darwin, for an extra smooth landing.

The above information is correct as of August 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to your dates of travel.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

From Darwin CBD, take National Highway 1, Bagot Road and McMillans Road going towards Henry Wrigley Drive. Take Henry Wrigley Drive and keep left, the Darwin International Airport is located on the right.

Buses hide 

There are several buses that can bring you directly to the Darwin International Airport. The General Aviation Car Park provides free transfers and the Rydges Shuttle Bus Transfer from the Rydges Hotel is available for transfers as well. Book a trip using the Darwin Airport Shuttle and it will bring you directly to the Darwin International Airport. Take buses and coaches from the Coach and Bus Parking Area to bring you directly to Darwin International Airport.

Taxi hide 

Taxis are available in every terminal to be accessed.

 Who flies to Darwin

 Airport Contact Details

Darwin Airport

PO Box 40996,
Casuarina NT 0821,
1 Fenton Court,
Darwin NT O812,

Tel:+61 (0)8 89201811

 Location Details

Longitude:130° 52' 19'' E
Latitude:12° 25' 0'' S

 Airport Location

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