One of the busiest airports in Australia, Adelaide Airport serves roughly seven million passengers each year. A new international terminal, opened in 2005, has won several awards, both in Australia and internationally.
With a range of shops and restaurants and state-of-the-art facilities, Adelaide Airport is also getting rave reviews from passengers, who arrive on flights from around Australia, as well as international destinations in Asia and the Pacific like Singapore, Hong Kong, and Bali. The airport is continually upgrading, and new road networks and parking facilities are currently under construction.
The airport is situated four miles (6km) west of Adelaide.
Getting to the city
The Skylink Airport Shuttle services the Terminal and provides transport at a reasonable fare to the Adelaide CBD and major city hotels. A public bus service is also available to the city with connections to rail and other bus routes. There are three taxi ranks at the airport with metered taxis taking about 20 minutes to the city centre.
GMT +9.5 (GMT +10.5 from last Sunday in October to third Saturday in March).
Tel: +61 (0)8 8308 9211.
Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
The retail mall at Terminal 1 is among the most modern of Australian airports, providing passengers with a wide range of duty-free shopping opportunities, as well as currency exchange, free wireless Internet access, luggage storage, bars and restaurants.
There is short-term parking at Adelaide Airport adjacent to Terminal 1, costing AUD 3-4 per hour. Long-term parking is serviced by a free shuttle, and charges AUD 50 for the forst three days and AUD 5 per day thereafter.
Flights to Adelaide Airport are offered by Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia.
There is free wifi throughout Adelaide Airport provided by Internode.
Adelaide Airport has 10 self-service computer terminals offering internet access, located on the second level; there are conference facilities in the Qantas Meeting Rooms.
Adelaide Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.