Brisbane airport

Brisbane (BNE) Airport Where Theory Meets Practice

Queensland city, Australia is a must visit for any travel enthusiast. To access this city, use the Brisbane airport. Ansett Air and Qantas Air are the two main airlines that use this airport. This is the busiest airport in Australia. The airport is located 13km North East of Brisbane city. It has one of the most impressive facilities for passengers.

There are two large terminals giving it the ability to handle large international airlines. An inter-terminal transfer bus service is also available. The international terminal handles worldwide flights including Virgin Blue and Qantas Airways. The domestic terminal takes care of domestic airlines.

This airport has many facilities to serve customers. Travel insurance companies and exchange bureaus are available. Postal facilities and 24 hour ATMs also exist. Special facilities are reserved for the disabled. There are many shops, several cafes and conference facilities for travellers. The airport offers several means of transport. Cars, trains, buses and taxis are always ready to take you to a hotel room or any destination. There are also hotel shuttles to move passengers from other locations to the airport and vice versa.


In 1970, the then Federal Government reclaimed Cribb Island. This was a home to a farming community in Australia. Relocation of the residents took place and construction of this airport begun. In 1984, Singapore Airline debut flight to this airport occurred. Japan airlines began their flights to the airport in April 1986. Bob Hawke the then Prime Minister officially launched operations of the airport in 1988. In 1996, the commonwealthgave a nod to the privatisation of major Airports in Australia. In 1997, BAC purchased the airport for 1.4 billion dollars. In 2009, the Anna Bligh, the Queensland Premier, opened the second point of access to this airport. In 2014, an announcement for construction of a major terminal was made.


Etihad is the most frequent carrier to this airport. It has a 106-passenger carrying capacity. The A320-200 planes are 23 in number each with a 136-passenger capacity. Etihad has three A321-200 planes with a seating capacity of 174. A330-200s are 22 in total with a 240-passenger capacity each. It has a further six A330-300 planes with the ability to carry 231 passengers. The latest of their collections are six B777-300ER planes from Boeing. Each of these planes can carry up to 412 passengers each.


This airport has many awards, which include,

·         2014-GRC Institute yearly award for being the best manager of risk.

·         2013 -The ACCC airport for quality service. This is the ninth consecutive year with this award to the airports

·         Ranked third for the ability to handle up to thirty million customers.

·         2012-Skytrax award for best airport in the region.

·         2009-Finalist in the SPA-EPA awards scheme.

These are just but a few of the many accolades the airport enjoys.

Rotes and Destinations

Brisbane Airport is a transit zone to many carriers around the world. Up to 57 flights to Adelaide does occur weekly from this airport. Those headed to Abu Dhabi are seven. 51 flights go to Auckland. A further 20 flight head to Denpasar. Dubai receives 14 flights weekly from this airport. Emerald receives 36 flights from Brisbane. Other more carriers transit this airport.

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How to Check In

Brisbane airport has this check in options for their customers.

·         Online check in system where customers can confirm flight details at the airlines’ website

·         There is mobile check in where customers use mobile apps to check in.

·         There is a counter check in system where a customer is free to walk into the airport and personally check in.

Baggage and Allowance

Brisbane airport passengers can carry up to one luggage with a maximum weight of seven kilograms. The Maximum dimension measures should be 250cm by 30cm by 15cm. A personal bag for usage during the trip is allowed but the bag should not be huge to cause any discomfort to other passengers. Pocketbooks, a purse, and woman’s handbags can be on board because they are just normal travelling clothes.


Etihad, the major airline using this airport, has two seating options. These are window or aisle seating positions. Each of these seats has its own advantages. If you like stretching legs in the middle of the flight, then you advised to go for the aisle option. Remember this position has its own disadvantages. If the person seating in the window seat wants to come out of his or her seat, you will have to give him or her way. However, if you are a person who does not like to be disturbed during a flight, then the window seat is best for you.

Booking fee

Flight booking at the airport is effortless. You can do it through online booking or counters specifically placed for this purpose. You can also book your flight through your own travel agency using the flight’s company website.  







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 Airport Contact Details

Brisbane Airport

PO Box 61,
Hamilton Central,
Brisbane Airport QLD 4007,

Tel:+61 (0)7 34063000


 Location Details

Longitude:153° 6' 59'' E
Latitude:27° 23' 8'' S

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