News Archive

Posted: 14-02-2017

Passenger Growth Continues

Cairns Airport has today released its passenger numbers for January 2017. Cairns Airport Chief Executive Officer, Norris Carter, said there were 31,500 more passengers through the terminals this January compared to January 2016. “This represents an average daily increase of 1,000 passengers,” Mr Carter said. “The growth was consistent across ...

Posted: 03-02-2017

Cairns Airport Chinese New Year Street Festival

Cairns Airport is proud to sponsor the Chinese New Year Street Festival which is on Saturday 4 February, 2017 from 4pm to 9pm. This year’s program includes colorful Lion and Dragon performances, Chinese drumming, interactive art and cultural displays, Chinese food and a huge variety of market stalls and street food. Children’s activities includ ...

Posted: 23-01-2017

Parking deals

Fantastic Cairns Airport Parking deals now available. Book now!

Posted: 22-01-2017

Cairns Airport welcomes Jin Air flights from Seoul

The Premier of Queensland, the Honourable Annastacia Palaczszuk; the Queensland Treasurer, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Minister for Sport and Member for Mulgrave, the Hon. Curtis Pitt; the Mayor of Cairns, Councillor Bob Manning; Mr Yoonjoo Park of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Cairns Airport Chie ...

Posted: 19-01-2017

SilkAir add extra weekly services

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, today announced it will add extra weekly services to Cairns over the Australian winter peak period. To meet the growing demand for travel to and from the top end of Australia in the winter months, SilkAir will increase the number of weekly flights from Cairns to Singapore from three to four in Ju ...

Posted: 09-01-2017


Happy 1st Anniversary Hong Kong Airlines! Today marks Hong Kong Airlines first anniversary of flying into Cairns! Congratulations from everyone at Cairns Airport. Hong Kong Airlines operates a year round service. Flights operate: Hong Kong - Gold Coast - Cairns - Hong Kong. To find out more and to book please visit: www.hongkongairline ...

Posted: 05-01-2017

Cairns Airport is rated 7th in Top 10 Small Airports in the world!

Cairns Airport is proud to have rated 7th in the Top 10 Small Airports of the world in the OAG Flightview Punctuality Overview for 2016. It’s our first time in the Top 10, up from 13th last year. Our Operations Team works closely with all our airline partners and service providers to ensure the most efficient aircraft turnaround time. Thanks ...

Posted: 23-09-2016

Border Protection Industrial Action for 26th Sep – 16th Oct

Protected Industrial Action (PIA) for Australian Border Force employees may be occurring at Cairns Airport’s T1 (International Terminal) at any time from Monday 26th September - Sunday 16th October, 2016. It is uncertain what the impact will be on passengers as a result of the action. As a precaution it is recommended that people flying out of C ...