Darwin International Airport is the only airport servicing Darwin and is also the Northern Territory's busiest airport. Located in the northern suburbs of Darwin, the Darwin International Airport is just 13km from the city centre and shares a runway with the Royal Australian Air Force's Darwin Base. Featuring a cargo terminal as well as international and domestic terminals, the Darwin International Airport serves approximately 1,743,734 passengers on 26,036 flights annually. The Darwin International Airport is home to a number of domestic and international air carriers including Air Asia, Airnorth, Jetstar, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, SilkAir, Vincent Aviation and Virgin Australia.
Darwin International Airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and features a combined domestic and international terminal. The terminal is home to a wide range of facilities including ATMs, baby change facilities, baggage trolleys, disabled facilities, foreign exchange, locker storage, toilets and showers, WiFi internet access, Tourist Refund Scheme counters, public and private transport options, onsite parking, shopping and dining options. JR Duty Free offers a great range of products available duty free including alcohol, tobacco, technology, cameras and video equipment, jewellery, cosmetics, fragrances and souvenirs.
There is also a Runway News and News Travels store for personal conveniences, snacks and reading material. For a bite to eat before or after your flight, there is a Hungry Jacks and Bumbu, a Southeast Asian dining venue offering Indonesian cuisine made to order and available as dine in or takeaway. Darwin International Airport also offers a number of convenient car parking options including short term and long term stays. All car parks operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and are located either directly in front of the terminal or just a short walk away. Parking duration ranges from just 15 minutes to 24 hours a day. Parking is charged from $3.00 for up to 30 minutes and $14.00 per day.