Canberra (CBR) Airport
Canberra CBR Airport Overview
Canberra is Australia's largest inland city, located at the northern end of ACT - 280 km SW of Sydney -with a population of 360,000.
CBR Airport is located 7.4 km southeast of Canberra and is directly accessible via National Route Alt 23 or Pialligo Ave. It can also be accessed from the nearby Business Park via Tysen Drive. Coming from Canberra, take the Morshead Rd. SE (pass three roundabouts); continue unto Palligo Av.; then take Airtourer Rd left, Genairco St. right, and continue to Terminal Circuit.
With two runways and an estimated yearly passenger count of 3.7M, Canberra Airport is currently served by domestic airlines Qantas & Virgin Australia, Tigerair and FlyPelican, as well as by international Singapore airline - offering direct & connecting flights to destinations around the world.
The new on-airport 'Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport 'with 7 levels and 191 rooms - close to the passenger terminal - offers free WiFi, a Vibe Fit gym, great onsite restaurant, fully adaptable conference & event spaces. (open: www.TFEhotels.com/vibe).
The Domestic Terminal at Canberra Airport with 14 boarding gates opened in 2014. The Customer Service Team can be contacted for assistance at 02 6275 2226; for recorded message call +(61 2) 6275 2236. The Terminal occupies 55,000 sq.meters of space, has 44 check-in counters, large baggage handling system, 4 baggage carousels, expanded security screening area, ten new glass-enclosed & air-conditioned boarding bridges, leather seating in the departure lounges, a large club lounge, new food & drink & retail concessions, duty-free stores, a business center, mobile device charging stations and a Kid's play area. The domestic terminal is separated by the Atrium in the center (a three-level glass facade), into South and East Concourses (also referred to as Concourse Terminals). The carbon-friendly terminal features terrazzo flooring, glass walls, color-coded signage guiding passengers through arrivals & departures, business lounges with views; taxi rank waiting area with TV; and new Art.
Outside of the Domestic teminal is a new aircraft apron, multi-level car parks, indoor taxi rank & a dual-lane axial roadway.
The new International Terminal opened with its first international flight by Singapore Airlines on September 21. Canberra Airport is now linked with Singapore & Wellington( with air services Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun). The terminal has a capacity of 12M passengers annually, and offers customs, immigration and quarantine facilities, dedicated transit lounges, baggage screening, processing and collecting points, currency exchanges and duty-free shopping area.
The International Departure Lounge is on level 3 (open 2 hrs prior to departure). It houses state-of-the-art business & media lounges, private meeting rooms, bar & cafe, and various modes of seating & meeting areas. The lounge is open 2 hours prior to departure.