|WORLD AREA CODE||802|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||MEL|
LAT / LON -37°-40'-23"S / 144°50'34"E
Station ID: YMML
Observation Time: 19/04/2021 6:29 pm
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About Melbourne Airport Code
Melbourne Airport code is MEL. This IATA code for Melbourne Airport is derived from Melbourne city where the airport is permanently located. Colloquially known as Tullamarine Airport, this facility serves as a hub for Jetstar, Qantas, Regional Express Airlines, and Virgin Australia.
About Melbourne Airport (MEL)
Melbourne Airport (MEL) started operations way back in 1970 and has evolved into a world-class facility comprising four terminals along with two asphalt runways. In 2017, this airport served over 10 million passengers bagging it the title of the 2nd busiest airport in the country. At 132 meters above sea level, Melbourne Airport (MEL) is an exquisite gateway to Asia, Europe, and North America among other continents.
Melbourne Airport (MEL) Terminals
There are four terminals at the airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, and Terminal 4:
This facility is dedicated to only domestic and regional services offered by Qantas Group airlines. It is equipped with 16 parking bays and aerobridges. This facility commenced operations in 1970 for Trans Australia Airlines.
This facility also commenced operations in 1970. It handles all international and some domestic operations. With 20 gates and aerobridges, this facility is used by Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Emirates.
Terminal 3 is home to Virgin Australia. It was previoulsy known as the Ansett Australia terminal. One of the main attractions of the facility is The Lounge.
Previously regarded as the South Terminal, Terminal 4 serves only low-cost carriers. It was originally built for Virgin Blue and Impulse Airlines.
Nearest Airports to Melbourne Airport (MEL)
Essendon Airport : 21 km
Avalon Airport : 60 km
King Island Airport : 248 km
Albury Airport : 332 km
Portland Airport : 375 km
Major Airlines Operating from Melbourne Airport (MEL)
Air New Zealand
Beijing Capital Airlines
Cathay Pacific Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
China Southern Airlines
|09-27||7,500 ft||148 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|16-34||11,998 ft||197 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.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?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.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?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.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?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.