Canberra International Airport Facts
Canberra International Airport is the airport serving Australia's capital city, Canberra, the nearby city of Queanbeyan, NSW and the surrounding regional area of South-Eastern New South Wales. Located at the eastern edge of North Canberra, it is the 8th busiest airport in Australia.
Until the airline's collapse in 2013, the airport was the main base for Brindabella Airlines. Although the airport is designated by the Australian Government as an "Designated International Airport" there are no current scheduled international flights, only ad hoc and charter flights operate. Air Pacific briefly offered a service to Fiji for six months in 2004. Canberra Airport is managed and operated by the Canberra Airport Group Pty Ltd.
The airport serves flights to the capital cities of Australia and to the Gold Coast. Canberra Airport handled 3,240,848 passengers in financial year 2011. Since 2009, Canberra Airport's old Main Terminal has been replaced in a major redevelopment set for completion in November 2013. The southern concourse of the new terminal was completed in November 2010, and the western concourse opened in March 2013.