Australia, a unique island-continent has been a popular travel destination for decades. Airport Map of Australia has more than 600 international, domestic and private airports. It has 305 paved runway Airports and 12 of them have over 2,400 meters of runway and the Airports with unpaved runways have 914 meters to 1500 meters runways. Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Tiger Airways are the major Airlines in Australia that operate domestically and internationally.
List Of Largest Airports In Australia
|Rank (total)||Airport (Regional )||Location (Domestic )||State/Territory|
|1||Sydney Airport||Sydney||New South Wales|
|4||Perth Airport||Perth||Western Australia|
|5||Adelaide Airport||Adelaide||South Australia|
|6||Gold Coast Airport||Gold Coast||Queensland|
|8||Canberra Airport||Canberra||Australian Capital Territory|
|10||Darwin International Airport||Darwin||Northern Territory|
|13||Williamtown Airport||Newcastle||New South Wales|
|15||Sunshine Coast Airport||Sunshine Coast||Queensland|
Sydney Airport is the largest and busiest Australian airport located in the Mascot Suburb, 5 miles from Sydney city center. It is a primary hub for Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar airlines. The airport is locally known as Mascot Airport or Kingsford Smith Airport.
As one of the busiest airports, Sydney Airport caters to almost 43 million passengers each year. Sydney airport is well connected to a wide range of transport networks that lead to the city. The network includes an underground railway line, road connections, and bicycle paths.
Melbourne International Airport
Melbourne Airport is the 2nd busiest Australian airport and primary airport for the city of Melbourne. It is locally known as Tullamarine Airport and located about 20 kilometers northwest of the city center. This airport receives close to 35 million passengers each year, and they are fully equipped to handle this number. The airport is also well connected to the city and traveling to and from the airport will not be a problem at all.
Brisbane is the third busiest airport in Australia. It is located in the Southeast Queensland region. Brisbane airport has two railway stations which are operated by a private corporation- Airtrain consortium. The airport is linked to a robust road network and bicycle paths that travelers use to access the city of Brisbane and other parts of Australia.
Perth International Airport
Perth Airport is an international airport located in the city of the same name, in Western Australia. Western Australia is very far from many of the major cities and towns in Australia and Perth is the only major city within thousands of miles radius and so the primary airport in Perth is very important to Western Australia.