Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is the primary airport that serves the city of Sydney. Having opened for operations 1920, Sydney Airport stands as one of the longest, continually operating airports in the world.
Sydney Airport is the busiest airport in Australia and Oceania. The airport is a major hub for Qantas and is also home to over 40 other airlines that offer direct flights from Sydney to 46 domestic and 43 international destinations. Sydney Airport is one of the few airports in the world that offers travellers direct flights to all six inhabited continents.
The airport features three runways and three terminals with international flights utilising terminal one and domestic flights arriving and departing from terminals two and three. A wide range of shopping and dinning options are available for travellers to enjoy throughout the airport catering to all budgets.
SYD Airport is located 12km from the Sydney CBD. Visitors can reach the city center using the Airport Link train service in as little as 13 minutes. Visitors can also reach the city center using an airport transfer which takes approximately 20 minutes.
The age of the facilities at Sydney Airport varies with continual renovation programs taking place across the airport’s three terminals. The airport can become quite congested at peak times, especially in the international arrivals area. This congestion is expected to ease once the new Western Sydney Airport opens in 2026.
Visit the official Sydney Airport website for more details.