Melbourne Airport (MEL)

FAA Code Time Zone Australia/Sydney
Phone Fax +61 3 9297 1886
Latitude -37.661700 Longitude 144.833
Web Site Email
Current Date and Time 18:30 11-Dec-2018
Open Hours Monday through Sunday, all day Elevation 434 Feets
Address Locked Bag 16, Gladstone Park VIC 3043, Australia

Melbourne Airport Facts

Melbourne Airport also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the primary airport serving the city of Melbourne, and the second busiest airport in Australia. It was opened in 1970 to replace the nearby Essendon Airport. Melbourne Airport is the sole international airport of the four airports serving the Melbourne metropolitan area.

The airport is 23 km from the city centre. The airport has its own postcode—Melbourne Airport, Victoria This is adjacent to the suburb of Tullamarine.

The Melbourne–Sydney air route is the third most-travelled passenger air route in the world and the third busiest in the Asia Pacific region. The airport features direct flights to 33 destinations in all states and territories of Australia in addition to numerous destinations in Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Melbourne Airport is the number one arrival/departure point for the airports of four of Australia's seven other capital cities.N1 Melbourne serves as a major hub for Qantas and Virgin Australia, while Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways Australia utilise the airport as home base. Melbourne is the busiest airport for international export freight as of August 2011, while second busiest for import freight. Domestically, Melbourne serves as headquarters for Australian air Express and Toll Priority and handles more domestic freight than any other airport in the nation.

In 2003, Melbourne received the International Air Transport Association Eagle Award for service and two National Tourism Awards for tourism services. The airport comprises four terminals: one international terminal, two domestic terminals and one budget domestic terminal. Most recently Melbourne Airport was awarded by Skytrax for having the best Airport hotel in the Australia/Pacific in the World Airport Awards. Melbourne Airport was also ranked the 43rd best airport for 2012. Melbourne reached 30 million passengers for the first time in the 12 months ending July 2013.


Melbourne Airport Destinations

Destination IATA Flight
Addis Ababa Airport ADD Flights from Melbourne to Addis Ababa
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport CAN Flights from Melbourne to Guangzhou
Multan Airport MUX Flights from Melbourne to Multan
Kuala Lumpur International Airport KUL Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport CGK Flights from Melbourne to Jakarta
Tokyo Airport TYO Flights from Melbourne to Tokyo
Athens International Airport ATH Flights from Melbourne to Athens
Mount Gambier Airport MGB Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Vishakhapatnam Airport VTZ Flights from Melbourne to Visakhapatnam
Sepinggan International Airport BPN Flights from Melbourne to Balikpapan
Chhatarpati Shivaji International Airport BOM Flights from Melbourne to Mumbai
Dalian Airport DLC Flights from Melbourne to Dalian
John F. Kennedy International Airport JFK Flights from Melbourne to New York
Calgary International Airport YYC Flights from Melbourne to Calgary
Santorini Thira Airport JTR Flights from Melbourne to Santorini Thira
Ninoy Aquino International Airport MNL Flights from Melbourne to Manila