Cairns & Great Barrier Reef welcomes over 2.4 million visitors each year. As Australia’s northern gateway, the Cairns International Airport is serviced by up to 140 weekly return flights, offering more than 29 000 seats to nine Asia Pacific destinations.
The domestic network boasts up to 104 000 seats on more than 830 return flights each week from 15 key city and regional destinations.
In addition, there are a number of charter services based in the region who can provide tailored services for those wanting more personalised flight options to destinations such as Cooktown, Cape York and Lizard Island.
Once on the ground, everything is within easy driving distance, with the Cairns CBD located a quick 10-minute drive from the airport, Palm Cove a relaxed 25-minute drive and Port Douglas a scenic 55-minute drive.
Services to Cairns
|Australian Cities||Direct Fights (daily)||International Cities||Direct Fights (weekly)|
|Ayers Rock||1||Guangzhou||Seasonal (Jan – Apr)|
|Hamilton Island||1||Port Moresby||2+ per day|
|Melbourne||7||Shanghai||Seasonal (Jan – Apr)|
|Perth||4 per week||Singapore||3|