Darwin International Airport in Darwin, Australia


Darwin International Airport is located in Darwin, Northern Territory’s northern suburbs. The airport is the 10th busiest airport in Australia and the busiest serving the Northern Territory, and the only airport that serves Darwin. Darwin is called Australia’s low fare gateway for travel to Asia and beyond. The airport is astonishing and features wonderful services and amenities, and is the ideal spot to depart, arrive are be laid over.

Darwin International Airport features both a domestic and International terminal, as well as, a cargo terminal. The airport is a modern airport with many amenities that make for an optimal travel experience. Throughout the terminals there are ATMs which are located on the ground floor and first floor, baggage trolleys, baby changing facilities, change machines, amusement machines, disabled access, foreign exchange, lockers, lost property, postal boxes, showers, smoking areas, telephones, water fountains, wireless Internet hotspots, and restrooms. Other highlights of the airport include its shopping and dining. Travellers enjoy eating establishments that include the Aromas Café, Velluto’s Café, Red Rooster and the Fannie Bay Ale House. The airport also features a number of shopping venues which offer everything from news to books to gifts to travel essentials, to duty free merchandise.

The airport practices high security and safety standards which include passenger and baggage security checks and closed circuit televisions that operate as part of the ongoing aviation security, which are all a part of the airport’s security.
The closest hotel’s to the airport are the Rydges Darwin Airport Resort and the Rydges Darwin Airport Hotel located only a few hundred metres from the airport terminal.



Airport Parking and Transfers

Darwin International Airport has separate designated parking areas for pickup and drop off of passengers in front of the terminal. Guests to the airport can pick up and drop off passengers at an express lane featured in front of the terminal. The airport also features a short term car park that offers free parking for the first 10 minutes.

In total, the airport has three car park garage options to choose: Short Term Car Park, Long Term Car Park and General Aviation Car Park.

Darwin Airport features an airport shuttle that is available to transport passengers to and from the airport to all city accommodation locations. There is a charge for the shuttle, but, it is quite affordable.

Budget, Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, and Europcar are the car rental companies serving airport passengers with economy, family and 4 wheel drive vehicles for rent.

Taxis are also available as well as bus services and charter coaches. Private hire cars and limousines are also available.