Darwin Airport Information

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Darwin International Airport (IATA code DRW) is the busiest airport serving the Northern Territory and the tenth busiest airport in Australia. It is the only airport serving Darwin. The Airport is located in Darwin, Northern Territory's northern suburbs, 13 kilometres from the Darwin city centre, in the suburb of Marrara. It shares runways with the Royal Australian Air Force's RAAF Base Darwin.

Darwin Airport has an international terminal, a domestic terminal and a cargo terminal. Both of the passenger terminals have a number of shops and cafeterias. In 1919, when the England to Australia air race was announced, Darwin Airport was established in the suburb of Parap to act as the Australian Terminal. It operated as two airports, a civilian airport and a military field.

The airport serves over 56,000 flights and 1,813,000 passengers per year.

Airlines using Darwin Airport include:

  • Australian air Express
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Qantas
  • Skytraders
  • Tasair
  • Tiger Airways Australia
  • Virgin Blue