Cairns (CNS) Airport

Cairns CNS Airport Overview

Cairns Airport CNS serves Australia's Queensland and its city of Cairns.  It is one of Australia's major airports and also serves as gateway to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Rain Forests.

CNS Airport is only 7 km from the central business district of the city of Cairns, located off Sheridan Street & Captain Cook Highway, and situated in the southeastern part of the tropical Cape York Peninsula (between Mount Whitfield to the west & Trinity Bay to the east). It is easily accessible by its close proximity to an extensive road network.

With two runways and an estimated 4.6 million passengers a year Cairns Airport is served by Australian & international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to cities around the world.

Cairns Airport has a Domestic and an International  passenger terminal.

NOTE:  SmartGate border control's  ABC e-gates have been installed at: Melboune, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Cairns & Darwin.  (Biometric cameras fitted to the eGates automatically adjust to the passenger’s height and innovative document feeder technology automatically positions the passport precisely on the reader eliminating any delays due to document misplacement or inadequacy of time for reading. During busy periods, each eGate is capable of processing up to 150 passengers an hour.)

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