Canberra Airport (CBR)
(Canberra, Australian Capital Territory - ACT, Australia)
Lying directly east of the city's famous Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra Airport (CBR) is situated just 8 km / 5 miles from Canberra city centre, roughly 7 km / 4 miles from nearby Queanbeyan, and around three hours' drive from Sydney. Canberra Airport is sited next to the ALT23 Majura Road and Glenora Drive, and is also close to the suburbs of Duntroon, Fyshwick and Pialligo.
Canberra's important CBR Airport handles only mainly domestic flights from around Australia, with good connections to many of the country's airports - both big and small. These include those of Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Darwin, the Gold Coast, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney and Tamworth. Several flying schools are also based onsite at Canberra Airport, including those operated by both Corporate Air and Brindabella Airlines.
Always remaining committed to providing the best services possible, Canberra Airport is regularly upgrading its facilities and in 2006, spent $20 million extending one of the runways to improve aircraft capabilities. Soon after, leading GPS technology was installed to assist with low-visibility during foggy winter weather.
Ground transportation at Canberra Airport is excellent and the early city centre is a mere ten minutes away by rental car, available near to the Qantas area of the main terminal. The Terminal Circuit provides a drop-off and collection point for passengers and their luggage, while other options include Airliner buses, a queue of taxis directly outside of the terminal, and Brindabella Chauffeured Limousines.
About Canberra Tourism
The modern city of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), in based around Lake Burley Griffin and contains a vast array of major tourist attractions and pedestrianised areas. Highlights include the iconic Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet, Telstra Tower, St. Christopher's Cathedral, the National Archives of Australia, the National Library of Australia, Canberra's Royal Australian Mint, the National Zoo and Aquarium, Commonwealth Park and the stunning Australian National Botanic Gardens.
Also close to Canberra Airport (CBR) are both the Old Parliament House and the New Parliament House, which date from 1927 and 1988 respectively. However, many people visit the capital city of Canberra for the stunning sandy beaches around Batemans Bay and Jervis Bay, where scuba diving, snorkelling and seasonal whale watching are all popular pastimes.
Canberra Airport (CBR):|
|Address: 1 / 2 Brindabella Circuit, Brindabella Business Park, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, ACT, 2609, Australia, AU|
|Airport Code: CBR
Tel: +61 2 6275 2222
Fax: +61 2 6275 2244