The Itinerant Aircraft Access Request Form (Part A) must be completed by all non-RPT aircraft visiting Cairns Airport that:

  • will be parking on the T1 (international terminal) apron (ie. all international movements); or
  • will be parking on the T2 (domestic terminal) apron; or
  • have a MTOW in excess of 5,700 kg and will be parking on the aprons in the general aviation precinct.

This form requests certain operational data from aircraft owners / operators that is essential to ensure a smooth visit to Cairns Airport.

This document can be completed on-line and returned by email to

You may prefer to fill-in by pen and return by fax to +61 7 4035 9115.


Please be advised the Itinerant Aircraft Access Request process for Red International flights has changed. An additional form - Itinerant Aircraft  – International RED ZONE (Form B) - must be completed for all RED itinerant movements. This form can be downloaded below.

Additional Requirements:
A copy of each of the following must accompany the Access Request Form for all itinerant International arrivals:

  • Health Acknowledgement
  • Queensland Police confirmation

Cairns Airport will not approve operations without the above attachments. 24 hours notice is required.