Darwin International Airport (IATA: DRW, ICAO: YPDN) is the busiest airport serving the Northern Territory and the tenth busiest airport in Australia. It is the only airport serving Darwin.

  • The airport is open 24 hours. There is a hotel within walking distance, see hotels.
  • The airport offers free WiFi – log in to ‘DarwinAirport’. There are free showers in the domestic departure area. Luggage lockers are in the Short Stay car park (credit card rqd.)
  • The terminal is easy to navigate – terminal map
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Darwin International Airport in the News


ATSB asks ICAO to review lighting guidance for wide runways

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has recommended that ICAO review its guidance for centreline lighting on runways wider than 50m after completing its investigation into a runway excursion incident at Darwin airport on 6 December 2016.

Cooling Down the Hysteria About Global Warming

Guest essay by Rich Enthoven Recently, NASA released its annual report on global temperatures and reported that 2018 was the fourth hottest year on record, surpassed only by three recent years. This claim was accompanied by dire predictions of climate change …