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Cairns International Airport

(CNS)

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

IATA Code CNS ICAO Code YBCS
City Cairns Country/Region Australia (AU)
Type

Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)

Customs
Hub for JQ
Latitude -16.8858 Longitude 145.755
Time Zone +10:00 Phone Number +61 7 4080 6703
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Cairns Airport (IATA code: CNS, ICAO code: YBCS) is the seventh busiest airport inin CairnsQueenslandAustralia. Formerly operated by the Cairns Port Authority, the airport was sold by the Queensland Government in December 2008 to a private consortium. The airport is located 2.3 nautical miles (4.3 km; 2.6 mi) northwest of Cairns or 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of the Cairns central business district, in the suburb of Aeroglen. The airport lies between Mount Whitfield to the west and Trinity Bay to the east.

The airport has direct flights to 7 international and 17 domestic destinations and many general aviation flights including a number of helicopter operators. Flights are operated to all major Australian cities and tourist destinations, regional communities in Far North Queensland, and a number of international destinations in the Asia-Pacific region with connections to the rest of the world. In the 12 months ending 30 June 2019 Cairns Airport had just over 5 million passengers.

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