- Alice Springs Airport
Santa Teresa Road
Alice Springs NT 0870
- Telephone: +61 (0) 8 8951 1211
- Fax: +61 (0) 8 8955 5046
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- IATA airport code: ASP
- ICAO airport code: YBAS
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About Alice Springs Airport departures
The airport is located in the center of Australia near the city Alice Springs. It’s 9 miles south of the center of the city. The Government of Australia is the owner of the airport who has a lease until 2048. The airport consists of two runways and a terminal large enough to land or take off aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380. However, there are mainly domestic flights. International flights are sporadic. For international destinations you will have to fly to one of the larger airports in Australia and then fly on again. Most flights go with the Australian airline Qantas to Darwin and Adelaide. † There are an average of 700,000 passengers using Alice Springs Airport every year.
Terminal map with check-in, baggage claim and departures area
The terminal consists of one building to process all the flight departures. When you arrive at the airport you will see check-in on your left hand. After the check-in and baggage drop you will go through security to end up in the departure lounges. You will have lounge east and west. The departure lounge west is Qantas Club and lounge east is Virgin situated.
Runways and passengers statistics
With two asphalt runways of 1133 and 2438 meters the airport transported more than 554.544 passengers in 2019. This is of course a lot less in 2020 because of the corona virus. There was a yearly decline of -62,3%. Only a 200 thousand passengers made use of the airport in 2020 to have mostly ASP flight departures to other destinations in Australia. Most of these flights are with Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia. If you want to travel internationally you will likely to have a stopover in Melbourne or Sydney. Most Alice Spring airport departures actually are going to Darwin in the North and Adelaide in the South.
Transport to/from Alice Springs Airport
Getting to the airport is easy. There is a drop off in front of the terminal to start with their Alice Spring flight departures. You can stay there for a maximum of 10 minutes without leaving your car. If you are planning to stay a bit longer then there is a short term parking in front of the building. For long term parking you should drive to the left of the building.
- Taxi or bus: when arriving at the airport there are taxis available in front of the terminal. A 15 minute drive to the city will cost 45 AUD. There are also numerous buses with ASP departures. The Airport Shuttle Bus will do pick up and drop off at the airport to/from the center and hotels. If choosing Buslink, Emu Run Experience or Greyhound then you are able to travel to further destinations like Darwin.
- Car rental: renting a car is another good option to explore. You can also leave your rented car from another city before Alice Spring departures. Companies that operate at Alice Springs are Avis, Hertz, Budget and Europcar.