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Canberra International Airport Code CBR

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -35°-18'-24"S / 149°11'42"E


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Station ID: YSCB
Observation Time: 19/04/2021 6:48 pm

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About Canberra International Airport Code

Canberra International Airport code is CBR. This IATA code assigned to Canberra Airport is based on Australia’s capital city Canberra where this facility is located. Apart from serving Canberra, this facility also provides a plethora of services to Queanbeyan and New South Wales. 

About Canberra International Airport (CBR)

Located 575 m above sea level, Canberra International Airport (CBR) continues to serve as the gateway to several Australian capitals and multiple international destinations including Qatar and Singapore. In 2019, Canberra International Airport (CBR) handled over 3 million passengers after which it became Australia’s eighth busiest airport in Australia. 

It is Australia’s only general aviation facility for the public within the Australian capital territory. 

Canberra International Airport (CBR) Runways

Canberra International Airport (CBR) is equipped with two asphalt runways: 17/35  and 12/30. 

Canberra International Airport (CBR) Terminals

Canberra International Airport (CBR) hosts a single terminal building that serves both international as well as domestic operations. Its award-winning International Departure Lounge offers a timeless experience to all international travellers. Public Lounge, on the other hand, houses private meeting rooms, business lounges, and a state-of-the-art cafe dining area. 

Departure Lounge is on level three of the airport while International arrivals are located on the ground floor.

Nearest Airports to Canberra International Airport (CBR)

Cooma Snowy Mountains Airport : 113.95 km 

Moruya Airport : 114.47 km 

Wagga Wagga City Airport : 151.54 km 

Wollongong Airport : 171.40 km 

Major Airlines Operating from Canberra International Airport (CBR)

Alliance Airlines 


Link Airways 



Qatar Airways 

Regional Express Airlines 

Virgin Australia

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
12-30 5,509 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
17-35 10,771 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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