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Cairns Airport (CNS)


Cairns, Australia

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Cairns is a vibrant city located in Far North Queensland, Australia, situated on the edge of the Coral Sea. It is a popular tourist destination known for its tropical climate, lush rainforest, and white sandy beaches. Cairns is also home to a wide variety of attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, Australia Zoo, and the Kuranda Skyrail. The city is served by Cairns International Airport (CNS), which offers international and domestic flights. Cairns is a great place to explore the outdoors and enjoy a variety of activities, such as diving, snorkeling, sailing, and fishing. It is also a great place to enjoy a range of cultural attractions, including galleries, markets, and live music venues.

Airport Directions

Getting to Cairns Airport (CNS) by car: Rental car: You can rent a car from a variety of companies at the airport. Prices vary depending on the company and the type of car you choose. Private car: If you have a private car, you can drive yourself to the airport. Getting to Cairns Airport (CNS) by bus: Trans North Bus & Coach operates a bus from Cooktown to Cairns 5 times a week. Tickets cost $50 – $100 and the journey takes 8h. Getting to Cairns Airport (CNS) by train: There is no direct train service to Cairns Airport (CNS). However, you can take a train to Cairns Station and then take a taxi or private car to the airport. Getting to Cairns Airport (CNS) by taxi: You can take a taxi from Cairns city to the airport. Prices vary depending on the distance, but typically

Airport Terminals & Airlines

The airlines that operate out of Cairns Airport (CNS) are Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Alliance Airlines, Airnorth, SilkAir, and Air New Zealand. Each airline operates out of a different terminal. Qantas operates out of Terminal 1, Jetstar operates out of Terminal 2, Virgin Australia operates out of Terminal 3, Alliance Airlines operates out of Terminal 4, Airnorth operates out of Terminal 5, SilkAir operates out of Terminal 6, and Air New Zealand operates out of Terminal 7.

Airport Address

The address of Cairns Airport (CNS) is Cairns Airport, Airport Avenue, Cairns QLD, Australia. The telephone number is +61 7 4080 6666 and the email address is The opening hours are 7:00am – 11:30pm daily.

Airport Lost & Found

The lost and found office at Cairns Airport (CNS) is located in the Terminal Building at the address: Terminal Building, (Metro), Cairns Qld, QL, 4870, Australia. The telephone number is (61) 2 9353 9399 and the hours of operation are 0830 1700 hrs Mon Fri excluding public holidays.

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