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CNS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CNS / YBCS
Airport Name: Cairns Airport
Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 16°53'12"S by 145°45'17"E
Area Served: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Operator/Owner: North Queensland Airports Group
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 10 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Cairns Airport (CNS):

  • The closest airport to Cairns Airport (CNS) is Mareeba Airfield (MRG), which is located 26 miles (41 kilometers) WSW of CNS.
  • Because of Cairns Airport's relatively low elevation of 10 feet, planes can take off or land at Cairns Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Cairns Airport (CNS) is Agostinho Neto Airport (NTO), which is located 11,832 miles (19,041 kilometers) away in Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape Verde.
  • Cairns Airport (CNS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • During World War II the Australian Government bought the airport for use by the Royal Australian Air Force.
  • Ranks are located near both the International and Domestic Terminals.
  • A$200 million redevelopment of the Domestic terminal started in August 2007 and was completed in 2010.
  • Cairns Airport handled 3,848,728 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Cairns Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Cairns Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
125.52 miles (41.08 km) WSWMareeba Airfield (MRG)Mareeba, Queensland, AustraliaView Mareeba Airfield on a map Set MRG as destination Airport Get more information about Mareeba Airfield
277.19 miles (124.22 km) SSEDunk Island Airport (DKI)Dunk Island, Queensland, AustraliaView Dunk Island Airport on a map Set DKI as destination Airport Get more information about Dunk Island Airport
382.92 miles (133.44 km) WSWChillagoe Airport (LLG)Chillagoe, Queensland, AustraliaView Chillagoe Airport on a map Set LLG as destination Airport Get more information about Chillagoe Airport
4106.58 miles (171.52 km) NNWCooktown Airport (CTN)Cooktown, Queensland, AustraliaView Cooktown Airport on a map Set CTN as destination Airport Get more information about Cooktown Airport
5154.22 miles (248.20 km) NLizard Island Airport (LZR)Lizard Island, Queensland, AustraliaView Lizard Island Airport on a map Set LZR as destination Airport Get more information about Lizard Island Airport
6176.46 miles (283.99 km) SSETownsville Airport (TSV)Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaView Townsville Airport on a map Set TSV as destination Airport Get more information about Townsville Airport
7176.83 miles (284.58 km) WSWAbingdon Airport (ABG)Abingdon, Queensland, AustraliaView Abingdon Airport on a map Set ABG as destination Airport Get more information about Abingdon Airport
8220.73 miles (355.23 km) SCharters Towers Airport (CXT)Charters Towers, Queensland, AustraliaView Charters Towers Airport on a map Set CXT as destination Airport Get more information about Charters Towers Airport
9269.81 miles (434.21 km) SEBowen Airport (ZBO)Bowen, Queensland, AustraliaView Bowen Airport on a map Set ZBO as destination Airport Get more information about Bowen Airport
10278.41 miles (448.05 km) NWCoen Airport (CUQ)Coen, Queensland, AustraliaView Coen Airport on a map Set CUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Coen Airport
11282.73 miles (455.02 km) WNWKowanyama Airport (KWM)Kowanyama, Queensland, AustraliaView Kowanyama Airport on a map Set KWM as destination Airport Get more information about Kowanyama Airport
12289.26 miles (465.52 km) SSWHughenden Airport (HGD)Hughenden, Queensland, AustraliaView Hughenden Airport on a map Set HGD as destination Airport Get more information about Hughenden Airport
13305.70 miles (491.98 km) SEWhitsunday Airport (WSY)Airlie Beach, AustraliaView Whitsunday Airport on a map Set WSY as destination Airport Get more information about Whitsunday Airport
14307.87 miles (495.47 km) WNWEdward River Airport (EDR)Edward River, Queensland, AustraliaView Edward River Airport on a map Set EDR as destination Airport Get more information about Edward River Airport
15309.26 miles (497.71 km) SEWhitsunday Coast Airport (PPP)Proserpine, Queensland, AustraliaView Whitsunday Coast Airport on a map Set PPP as destination Airport Get more information about Whitsunday Coast Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cairns Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cairns Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,831.75 miles (19,041.31 km) WAgostinho Neto Airport (NTO)Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape VerdeView Agostinho Neto Airport on a map Set NTO as destination Airport Get more information about Agostinho Neto Airport
211,829.29 miles (19,037.35 km) WCesária Évora International Airport (VXE)São Vicente, Cape VerdeView Cesária Évora International Airport on a map Set VXE as destination Airport Get more information about Cesária Évora International Airport
311,777.46 miles (18,953.93 km) WPreguiça Airport (SNE)São Nicolau, Cape VerdeView Preguiça Airport on a map Set SNE as destination Airport Get more information about Preguiça Airport
411,773.36 miles (18,947.34 km) WSão Filipe Airport (SFL)Fogo, Cape VerdeView São Filipe Airport on a map Set SFL as destination Airport Get more information about São Filipe Airport
511,766.73 miles (18,936.68 km) WMosteiros Airport (MTI)Mosteiros, Cape VerdeView Mosteiros Airport on a map Set MTI as destination Airport Get more information about Mosteiros Airport
611,709.77 miles (18,845.01 km) WPraia International Airport (RAI)Praia, Cape VerdeView Praia International Airport on a map Set RAI as destination Airport Get more information about Praia International Airport
711,694.65 miles (18,820.66 km) WMaio Airport (MMO)Maio, Cape VerdeView Maio Airport on a map Set MMO as destination Airport Get more information about Maio Airport
811,689.66 miles (18,812.64 km) WAmílcar Cabral International Airport (SID)Sal Island, Cape VerdeView Amílcar Cabral International Airport on a map Set SID as destination Airport Get more information about Amílcar Cabral International Airport
911,682.89 miles (18,801.74 km) WAristides Pereira International Airport (BVC)Boa Vista, Cape VerdeView Aristides Pereira International Airport on a map Set BVC as destination Airport Get more information about Aristides Pereira International Airport
1011,313.49 miles (18,207.25 km) WLéopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (DKR)Dakar, SenegalView Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport on a map Set DKR as destination Airport Get more information about Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport
1111,282.15 miles (18,156.81 km) WNWLa Güera Airport (ZLG)La Güera, Western SaharaView La Güera Airport on a map Set ZLG as destination Airport Get more information about La Güera Airport
1211,278.06 miles (18,150.24 km) WNWNouadhibou International Airport (NDB)Nouadhibou, MauritaniaView Nouadhibou International Airport on a map Set NDB as destination Airport Get more information about Nouadhibou International Airport
1311,257.57 miles (18,117.26 km) WSaint-Louis Airport (XLS)Saint-Louis, SenegalView Saint-Louis Airport on a map Set XLS as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Louis Airport
1411,238.48 miles (18,086.54 km) WBanjul International Airport (BJL)Banjul, GambiaView Banjul International Airport on a map Set BJL as destination Airport Get more information about Banjul International Airport
1511,228.64 miles (18,070.70 km) WNouakchott International Airport (NKC)Nouakchott, MauritaniaView Nouakchott International Airport on a map Set NKC as destination Airport Get more information about Nouakchott International Airport