Darwin Airport Arrivals DRW

Darwin International Airport

Address: 1 Henry Wrigley Dr, Darwin International Airport NT 0820, Australia
Tel: +61 (0) 8 89201811
Web: darwinairport.com.au
IATA airport code: DRW
ICAO airport code: YPDN
Alias: Parap Airfield

DRW arrivals today

Schedule Time Estimated Time Origin Airline Flight Status
21:55 February-21 22:47 February-21 Melbourne (MEL) Alliance Airlines QF1864 delayed
22:59 February-21 Katherine (KTR) CareFlight (25) CFH25 scheduled
23:15 February-21 Denpasar (DPS) Jetstar JQ82 scheduled
23:20 February-21 22:52 February-21 Sydney (SYD) Jetstar JQ672 estimated
00:20 February-22 23:58 February-21 Sunshine Coast (MCY) Bonza AB645 estimated
03:12 February-22 South Goulburn Island (GBL) scheduled
10:20 February-22 McArthur River Mine (MCV) Airnorth TL113 scheduled
10:45 February-22 Gove (GOV) Airnorth TL415 scheduled
10:50 February-22 Brisbane (BNE) Qantas QF1860 scheduled
11:15 February-22 Sydney (SYD) Qantas QF840 scheduled
11:15 February-22 Alice Springs (ASP) Qantas QF1959 scheduled
11:35 February-22 Perth (PER) Qantas QF1628 canceled
11:40 February-22 Milingimbi (MGT) Airnorth TL219 scheduled
13:00 February-22 Brisbane (BNE) Virgin Australia VA447 scheduled
13:10 February-22 Brisbane (BNE) Qantas QF1862 scheduled
13:29 February-22 Cairns (CNS) Germany – DLR Flugbetriebe scheduled
14:50 February-22 Singapore (SIN) Singapore Airlines SQ251 scheduled
14:55 February-22 Adelaide (ADL) Qantas QF1950 scheduled
15:50 February-22 Gove (GOV) Airnorth TL161 scheduled
16:20 February-22 Dili (DIL) Qantas QF350 scheduled
16:55 February-22 Maningrida (MNG) Airnorth TL217 scheduled
18:50 February-22 Groote Eylandt (GTE) Airnorth TL407 scheduled
19:00 February-22 Kununurra (KNX) Airnorth TL333 scheduled
20:35 February-22 McArthur River Mine (MCV) Airnorth TL117 scheduled
20:40 February-22 Alice Springs (ASP) Qantas QF1961 scheduled
21:55 February-22 Melbourne (MEL) Qantas QF1864 scheduled
23:15 February-22 Denpasar (DPS) Jetstar JQ82 scheduled
23:45 February-22 Sydney (SYD) Qantas QF842 scheduled
00:30 February-23 Melbourne (MEL) Jetstar JQ678 scheduled

Discover Darwin International airport arrivals

Darwin International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Australia. This popular airport is serving the Northern Territory and is the only airport that is serving Darwin arrivals. This airport is located in the northern suburbs of Darwin and 8 km from Darwin City Center in the suburb of Eaton. This airport shares runways with the RAAF Base Darwin of Royal Australian Air Force for DRW airport arrivals. It has a cargo terminal, a domestic terminal, and international terminal to process Darwin flight arrivals. There are so many shops and cafeterias in the passenger terminals in this airport. The following details explain you important aspects of the Darwin airport arrivals.

Busiest domestic routes
Busiest international routes
About Darwin Airport

Parap Airfield was established in 1919 in the suburb of Parap for acting as the Australian Terminal when England to Australia air race was announced. There were 2 airports operated in this project namely a military field, and a civilian airport. This air field frequently took hits from bombing of Japan through the Second World War. Allies used this airport to project air power into the Pacific. This airport successfully hosted Hudson Bombers, B-17 Fortresses, B-24 Liberators, Spitfires, and Catalinas.

The existing Darwin military airstrip was prepared by the Department of Aviation in 1945 for DRW arrivals and obtainable for civil aviation functions. The airport operations were combined with the military airport after the national airport at Parap was closed. This airport acted as the main international and domestic airport to process Darwin arrivals for the Northern Territory between 1950 and 1974. This airport was the main stop for airlines flying between Asia and Australia and onward to Europe. The important airlines with DRW airport arrivals in such period were Air India, BOAC, and UTA. Today, Darwin International Airport has scheduled flights to destinations around Australia and in Southeast Asia.


Darwin International Airport is located at Henry Wrigley Dr, Eaton NT 0820, Australia. The focus city for this airport is Qantas. It is located in the northern suburb of Darwin and eight kilometres from Darwin city center in the suburb of Eaton.

Ground transportation Darwin Airport

The main categories of transport options to travel to and from the Darwin International Airport are taxi, car rental, shuttle bus, parking at the airport, private hire cars & limousines. These options after Darwin flight arrivals gives you the option to go where ever you want to travel further. If you have a busy schedule and reasonable budget for travel, then you can explore important aspects of all these transport options right now.


It has the two runways for Darwin airport arrivals. The runway 11/29 has 3,354m length and the runway 18/36 has 1,524m length. These two runways are made of asphalt surface.


The 3 terminals in the Darwin International Airport are a cargo terminal, an international terminal, and a domestic terminal for DRW arrivals. These two passenger terminals have many cafeterias and shops.


Airlines that use Darwin Airport often

Most Darwin arrivals will be processed by Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Airnorth.

Other Darwin flight routes

Most important DRW airport arrivals are coming from:

  • Broome
  • Canberra
  • Townsville
  • The Granites
  • Katherine Tindal
  • Groote Eylandt
  • Maningrida
  • Milingimbi
  • Elcho Island


Passenger statistics

As per 2019 Darwin International Airport passenger statistics, 2 million passengers traveled in this airport. As per 2020 annual passenger statistics in this airport, approximately 700 thousand passengers traveled in this airport. This big decrease in Darwin flight arrivals is because of the pandemic.