Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Perth International airport

By Gnangarra - Wikimedia Commons

Perth in western Australia is a destination fastly growing in tourists. But why wouldn't it be with such a cultural city, beautiful beaches, close proximity to wineries and a nice airport to boot.

The airport serves Perth, the largest city and capital of Western Australia. The domestic terminal is situated 12km from Perth's city centre and the international terminal is located 17 km from the CBD. It is the fourth busiest airport in Australia with over 11 million passengers in 2010/2011.

Perth Airport location - Google maps


Transportation: The Domestic and International terminals are 5 km apart but are linked by a shuttle. Shutttles also operate to hotels in Perth city and Freemantle. A public bus runs from the domestic terminal to the city but to have the best freedom to explore this wonderful city , there are rental cars. The rental car desks are located on the ground floor of all terminals. Why not book ahead for a rental car through Perth Airport Car Rental. And, if you're lucky find a deal at this blog.

Wi-fi: For those who must be in constant communication, all terminals are equipped with Wi-fi in either the departure lounges or arrivals lounge.

Shopping: Shopping in both terminals is fantastic with shops selling electronics to fragrances, gifts to fashion.

Dining: Perth city and Freeo has great dining and the airport is no different. Cullinary options range from cafe's to pizza, ale houses to asian cuisine. Your taste buds won't be dissatisfied.

DOME at Perth Airport - International Terminal
By superturtle- Flickr Commons

Children: In terminal 1, there is an outdoor terminal to keep the little one's entertained and the parents relaxed.

Perth city: It's no wonder Perth is growing in tourists and residents. The city is home to many cultural delights such as museums, galleries and theatres along with great dining and historical buildings. Swan valley, not far out of the city is home to vineyards, produce and great dining also. Take a trip to Freemantle or further up and down the coast where you will find pristine beaches with sparkling white sand and cool blue waters.



Rottnest Beach
By pat_ong - flickr commons

Check out Perth Airport for more information or to check if your flights are on time.

Airlines serviced by Perth International Airport:
  • Air Mauritius
  • Air New Zealand
  • AirAsia X
  • Airnorth
  • Alliance Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Cobham
  • Emirates
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Indonesia AirAsia
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Jetstar Asia Airways
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Maroomba Airlines
  • Network Aviation
  • Qantas
  • Qantas
  • QantasLink operated by Cobham
  • Qatar Airways
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Skippers Aviation
  • Skywest Airlines
  • Skywest Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • Thai Airways International
  • Tiger Airways
  • Tiger Airways Australia
  • Virgin Australia
  • Virgin Australia

The above information was obtained from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perth_Airport

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