Sydney Airport

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Sydney Opera House and Skyline, Sydney, Australia

Kingsford Smith Airport is located in Australia’s largest city called Sydney. This airport is considered one of the oldest and largest airports in the world. Despite its age, the airport provides high-quality service organization thanks to constant upgrades.

Every year more than 32 million passengers are served there, and more than 300 thousand landings take place. The airport operates three runways, which are 2529, 2438 and 3968 meters long.

The airport is able to serve all types of aircraft, including the largest aircraft in the world, the Airbus A380.

It is worth saying that the airport does not send and does not accept flights from 11 pm to 6 am.

Terminals

Sydney Airport has 3 active terminals:

  • Terminal 1 is used to serve international flights. It is in this terminal that the Airbus A380 is serviced. It has 25 telegraphs, in the terminal building there are 12 baggage carousels. The terminal began to be used since 1970.
  • Terminal 2 is used exclusively for domestic flights.
  • At the site of Terminal 3, the main passenger terminal was previously located, which was replaced by Terminal 1. Terminal 3 is also used for domestic flights, most of which are operated by Qantas.

Services

In terminals for passengers are available various services that may be needed on the road.

Among the standard services can be distinguished cafes and restaurants, ATMs, mail, luggage storage, shops, etc.

There is a superior room for business class passengers. For children, there are playrooms and a mother’s and child’s room.

Transport

You can reach from the airport to Sydney can in several ways:

  • The bus company State Transit Airport bright green. Buses go to the city every 20 minutes, the cost of the ticket will be around $ 7. The journey will take about an hour.
  • Train. There is a railway station in all three terminals.
  • A taxi takes the passenger to the city center in about 15 minutes. The cost of the trip will be about $ 13.

In addition, companies providing rental cars operate at the airport. Therefore, the city can be reached on their own.