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
A public bus service called JetBus picks up passengers from the bus stop on the left side of the plaza as one exits the terminal. A number of door-to-door shuttle buses are also available at this bus stop.
GMT +9.5 (GMT +10.5 from last Sunday in October to third Saturday in March).
Tel: +61 (0)8 8308 9211.
Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty are among the car hire companies represented at the airport.
A taxi rank is located left of the plaza as one walks out of the terminal. Concierges help passengers by allocating taxis. The taxis are metered and the trip to downtown Adelaide takes about 20 minutes.
Adelaide is among the most modern of Australia's airports, providing passengers with a wide range of duty-free shopping opportunities, as well as ATMs and currency exchange, free wifi, luggage storage, first aid facilities, a children's play area, a prayer room, and numerous bars and restaurants.
A multi-level short-term car park offers undercover parking linked to the terminal: the first 30 minutes cost $4 and each hour thereafter costs between $3 and $6, up to a daily maximum of $33. Economical long-term parking can be found a short distance from the terminal (linked to the airport by free buses), which costs $28 per day.
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.