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Adelaide International Airport
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 Address Adelaide Airport Limited,
1 James Schofield Drive,
Adelaide International Airport,
South Australia 5950, Australia
 Location The airport is located 6 kilometres (4 miles) west of Adelaide city centre
 Country code 61
 Telephone (0)8 8308 9211
 Facsimile (0)8 8308 9311
 Email address airport@aal.com.au
 Website address www.aal.com.au
Time Zone

Greenwich Mean Time + 9.5 (GMT + 10.5 from the last Sunday in October to the last Sunday in March)

Number Of Terminals

There are 3 terminals.

Transfer between Terminals

Transfer between the terminals is offered by the Airport Bus service.

Driving Directions

Follow Sir Donald Bradman Drive from Adelaide city centre and turn off down Sir Richard Williams Drive after 5 kilometres (3 miles).

Car Parking

Long and short term car parking is possible at the airport, at both the International and Domestic terminals.

Car Rental

Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty are represented at the airport. Car hire companies have desks situated in the main areas of the International and Domestic terminals.

Airport News

The new Adelaide Airport Terminal is currently under construction and when completed in late 2005 will integrate the Domestic, International and GA terminals in a new 2 storey building.

Public Transport



There are taxi ranks at the Domestic and International terminal forecourts (the journey time to the city centreis 15 minutes) and all taxis are metered.


The Airport Bus operates every 30 minutes from the terminals during flight operation hours and links the airport to the city centre.

Airport Facilities

Information and service desks (telephone: (0)8 8308 9276) are situated in the check in areas or both the International and Domestic terminals.

Money and communications

There is a bureau de change, public telephones and an A.T.M in the International Terminal. There are 2 A.T.M's and public telephones in the Domestic Terminal Departures area.

Eating and drinking

There are bars, restaurants and a coffee shop in the Domestic Terminal. There is also a coffee shop and bar in the Departures area of the International Terminal.


There are newsagents, clothing and gift shops and a duty free shop in the International Terminal.

Other facilities

There are baby changing rooms in the International and Domestic terminals.

Conference And Business Facilities

Conference room facilities are accessible in the Domestic Terminal only. Qantas VIP Lounges (telephone: (0)8 8208 8869) are situated in both the Domestic and International terminals, fax, photocopying and Internet facilities are available. VIP lounges and a A Silver Kris Lounge are located in the International Terminal.

Disabled Facilities

All facilities at the airport are designed for persons with disabilities where necessary. There are lifts, ramps and designated toilets. Disabled parking is provided next to the entrance to each terminal building. There are TDD telephones for hearing-impaired travellers.

Airport Hotels

The Adelaide Airport Motel (telephone: (0)8 8234 4000) and the Aviator’s Lodge (telephone: (0)8 8356 8388) are situated on the airport boundary.

Nearby hotels, which are all within a 15 minute car journey, include:

  Hilton Adelaide (telephone: (0)8 8217 2000)
  Hyatt Regency Adelaide (telephone: (0)8 8231 1234)
  Holiday Inn on Hindley (telephone: (0)8 8231 5552)
  Radisson Playford (telephone: (0)8 8213 8888)
  Stamford Grand (telephone: (0)8 8376 1222)
  Stamford Plaza Adelaide (telephone: (0)8 8461 1111).
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