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Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport
Airport information
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Airport typePublic
OperatorSydney Airport Corporation Limited
ServesSydney
LocationMascot, Sydney, Australia
Hub
* Qantas * Virgin Australia * Jetstar
Elevation6 m (21 ft)
Statistics2010
Passenger movements35992164
Airfreight movements in tonnes471,000(2009)
Aircraft movements302,907(2009)

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Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (also known as Kingsford-Smith Airport and Sydney Airport) is located in the suburb of Mascot in Sydney, Australia. It is the only airport serving Sydney, and is a major hub for Qantas, it also serves as a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways. Situated next to Botany Bay, the airport has three runways, colloquially known as the "east west", "north south" and "third" runways.

Sydney Airport is one of the oldest continually operated airports in the world, and the busiest airport in Australia, handling 35.9 million passengers in 2010 and 289,741 aircraft movements in 2009. It was the 28th busiest airport in the world in 2009. The airport is managed by Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (SACL) and the current CEO is Kerrie Mather. Flights from Sydney link with all states and territories of Australia. Currently 47 domestic destinations are served to Sydney direct.

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Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas ArgentinasAuckland, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza
Aeropelican Air ServicesCooma (Snowy Mountains), Mudgee, Narrabri, Newcastle
AircalinNouméa-La Tontouta
Air AustralNouméa-La Tontouta, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Saint-Denis de la Réunion
Air CanadaToronto-Pearson, Vancouver
Air ChinaBeijing-Capital, Shanghai-Pudong
Air MauritiusMauritius{{Ref
Aerolíneas ArgentinasAuckland, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza
Aeropelican Air ServicesCooma (Snowy Mountains), Mudgee, Narrabri, Newcastle
AircalinNouméa-La Tontouta
Air AustralNouméa-La Tontouta, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Saint-Denis de la Réunion
Air CanadaToronto-Pearson, Vancouver
Air ChinaBeijing-Capital, Shanghai-Pudong
Air MauritiusMauritius{{Ref
Air New ZealandAuckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Rotorua, Wellington
Seasonal: Rarotonga
Air NiuginiPort Moresby
Air PacificNadi
Air VanuatuPort Vila
Asiana AirlinesSeoul-Incheon
Brindabella AirlinesCobar
British AirwaysBangkok-Suvarnabhumi [ends 25 March], London-Heathrow, Singapore
Cathay PacificHong Kong
China AirlinesTaipei-Taoyuan
China Eastern AirlinesShanghai-Pudong
China Southern AirlinesGuangzhou
Delta Air LinesLos Angeles
Emirates (airline)Emirates
Etihad AirwaysAbu Dhabi
Garuda IndonesiaDenpasar/Bali, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta
Hainan AirlinesHangzhou, Shenzhen
Hawaiian AirlinesHonolulu
Japan AirlinesTokyo-Narita
JetstarAuckland, Christchurch, Denpasar/Bali, Gold Coast, Honolulu, Melbourne, Nadi, Osaka-Kansai, Phuket, Queenstown [begins 23 December]http://www.jetstar.com/mediacentre/latest-announcements/detail?Id=899df8a7-a6b7-44e3-a881-155ddf519d68&language=en
JetstarAdelaide, Avalon, Ballina, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Ho Chi Minh City{{Ref
Korean AirSeoul-Incheon
LAN AirlinesAuckland, Santiago de Chile
Malaysia AirlinesKuala Lumpur
Norfolk Air operated by Our AirlineNorfolk Island{{Ref
Philippine AirlinesManila{{Ref
Polynesian BlueApia
QantasAdelaide, Auckland, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza [ends 25 March]http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-flights-move-from-buenos-aires-to-santiago-in-march, Brisbane, Dallas/Fort Worth, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, London-Heathrow, Manila, New York-JFK, Nouméa-La Tontouta, Queenstown, Santiago de Chile [begins 26 March], http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/fly-to-santiago/au/en?int_cam=au:hcp:santiago-sale-on-now Shanghai-Pudong, Singapore, Tokyo-Narita
QantasAdelaide, Alice Springs, Ayers Rock/Uluru, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Karratha, Melbourne, Perth
Seasonal: Broome
Qantas operated by JetconnectAuckland, Wellington, Christchurch
Qantas operated by QantasLinkAlbury, Armidale, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo, Lord Howe Island, Moree, Port Macquarie, Tamworth, Wagga Wagga
Seasonal: Mount Hotham
Qantas operated by QantasLinkCanberra
Regional Express AirlinesAlbury, Ballina, Bathurst, Broken Hill, Dubbo, Grafton, Griffith, Lismore, Merimbula, Moruya, Narrandera, Newcastle [begins October 30]http://www.rex.com.au/MediaRelease/Files/291_MR%2020110930%20-%20Rex%20to%20Commence%20Newcastle%20Services.pdf, Orange, Parkes, Taree, Wagga Wagga
Singapore AirlinesSingapore
Thai Airways InternationalBangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Tiger Airways AustraliaMelbourne
United AirlinesLos Angeles, San Francisco
Vietnam AirlinesHo Chi Minh City
Virgin Atlantic AirwaysHong Kong, London-Heathrow
Virgin AustraliaAdelaide, Albury, Ayers Rock/Uluru, Ballina, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Hervey Bay, Hobart, Launceston, Mackay, Melbourne, Perth, Port Macquarie, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Townsville
Virgin Australia operated by Pacific Blue (airline)Pacific Blue
Virgin Australia operated by V AustraliaAbu Dhabi,  Los Angeles

Airlines Destinations
Australian air ExpressMelbourne
Cathay Pacific CargoHong Kong, Melbourne
DHL Express operated by Tasman Cargo AirlinesAuckland
Emirates SkyCargoDubai, Hong Kong, Singapore
FedEx ExpressGuangzhou, Honolulu
Korean Air CargoGuangzhou, Seoul-Incheon
MASkargoKuala Lumpur
Qantas Freight operated by Atlas AirHong Kong, Honolulu, Shanghai-Pudong
Qantas Freight operated by Express Freighters AustraliaAuckland, Christchurch
Singapore Airlines CargoSingapore
TNT AirwaysHong Kong
Toll Priority operated by AirworkMelbourne
UPS AirlinesAnchorage, Nadi, Honolulu, Los Angeles

Airport Runways
DirectionLength ft(m)Surface
07/258,301 (2,530)Asphalt
16L/34R7,999 (2,438)Asphalt
16R/34L12,999 (3,962)Asphalt

Busiest Domestic Routes out of Sydney Airport (YE November 2010)
Domestic :
Rank Airport Passengers handled % Change
1 Victoria Melbourne Airport 7,875,800 (+)12.4
2 Queensland Brisbane Airport 4,391,200 (+)2.6
3 Queensland Gold Coast Airport 2,381,100 (+)10.8
4 South Australia Adelaide Airport 1,774,100 (+)11.9
5 Western Australia Perth Airport 1,606,200 (+)10.2
6 Australian Capital Territory Canberra International Airport 1,092,600 (+)7.7
7 Queensland Cairns Airport 864,200 (+)2.9
8 Tasmania Hobart International Airport 496,600 (+)1.5
9 Queensland Sunshine Coast Airport 449,400 (-)1.7
10 New South Wales Coffs Harbour Airport 306,100 (+)3.4
11 New South Wales Ballina Airport 265,100 (-)1.4
12 New South Wales Albury Airport 247,900 (+)4.8

Busiest Domestic Routes out of Sydney Airport (For October 2010)
Domestic :
Rank Airport Passengers handled % Change
1 Victoria Melbourne Airport 698,000 (+)4.2
2 Queensland Brisbane Airport 403,000 (-)1.0
3 Queensland Gold Coast Airport 203,100 (+)6.7
4 South Australia Adelaide Airport 164,000 (+)5.5
5 Western Australia Perth Airport 153,000 (+)12.6
6 Australian Capital Territory Canberra International Airport 97,800 (+)5.2
7 Queensland Cairns Airport 85,100 (+)1.4
8 Queensland Sunshine Coast Airport 45,200 (+)15.8
9 Tasmania Hobart International Airport 43,600 (+)0.6
10 New South Wales Coffs Harbour Airport 28,800 (+)9.5
11 New South Wales Ballina Airport 26,000 (+)1.5
12 New South Wales Albury Airport 23,200 (+)7.7

Busiest International Routes out of Sydney Airport (YE June 2010)
International :
Rank Airport Passengers handled % Change
1 New Zealand Auckland Airport 1,383,358 (+)11.2
2 Singapore Singapore Changi Airport 1,086,586 (+)1.9
3 Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport 920,357 (-)2.2
4 United States Los Angeles International Airport 859,316 (+)53.8
5 Thailand Suvarnabhumi Airport 589,720 (-)1.8
6 New Zealand Christchurch International Airport 567,151 (+)4.4
7 United Kingdom London Heathrow Airport 455,727 (-)12.8
8 United Arab Emirates Dubai International Airport 409,938 (+)41.7
9 Fiji Nadi International Airport 395,974 (+)25.1
10 South Korea Incheon International Airport 349,035 (+)6.4
11 United States San Francisco Airport 320,982 (+)5.9
12 Japan Tokyo Narita Airport 315,214 (-)9.5

Busiest International Routes out of Sydney Airport (For October 2010)
International :
Rank Airport Passengers handled % Change
1 New Zealand Auckland Airport 124,135 (+)0.1
2 Singapore Singapore Changi Airport 94,117 (-)4.6
3 Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport 85,605 (+)7.0
4 United States Los Angeles International Airport 80,585 (+)6.8
5 New Zealand Christchurch International Airport 46,640 (-)7.5
6 Thailand Suvarnabhumi Airport 44,221 (-)20.5
7 Fiji Nadi International Airport 43,675 (+)20.7
8 United Kingdom London Heathrow Airport 41,247 (-)3.5
9 United Arab Emirates Dubai International Airport 40,633 (+)38.0
10 Japan Tokyo Narita Airport 32,508 (+)11.6
11 South Korea Incheon Airport 29,890 (+)0.0
12 China Shanghai Pudong Airport 28,941 (+)20.5

Sydney landmarks

Buildings and structuresConvention and Exhibition Centre * Finger Wharf * Hyde Park Barracks * Queen Victoria Building * Observatory * Mint * Opera House * Harbour Bridge * Sydney Tower * Town Hall * War Memorial * The Toaster * Government House * Kirribilli House * Parliament House * World Square * World Tower * General Post Office (No. 1 Martin Place) * Warragamba Dam * Chifley Tower * Citigroup Centre * Deutsche Bank Place * Governor Phillip Tower * Park Plaza Apartments (Sydney) * St Mary's Cathedral * Cadman's Cottage * The Abbey * Highroyd * St Andrew's Cathedral
PrecinctsChinatown * Darling Harbour * Kings Cross * Martin Place * The Rocks * Green Square * Railway Square
Nature and parksBicentennial Park * Centennial Park * Chinese Garden of Friendship * The Domain * Hyde Park * Royal Botanic Gardens * Sydney Park * Moore Park * Ku-ring-gai Chase * Sydney Harbour National Park * Blue Mountains National Park * Royal National Park
Cultural institutionsArt Gallery of New South Wales * Australian Museum * Australian National Maritime Museum * Museum of Contemporary Art * Museum of Sydney * Powerhouse Museum * Sydney Aquarium * Taronga Zoo * State Library * Conservatorium of Music
SportSydney Football Stadium * Sydney Cricket Ground * Olympic Park * ANZ Stadium * Eastern Creek Raceway * Royal Randwick * Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
TransportationCentral Station * Monorail * Sydney Airport * Underground Railway * New Northern Sydney Underground Railway * Circular Quay * ANZAC Bridge * George St * Oxford St * Pitt St * William St * Macquarie St * Broadway * Norton St
EntertainmentEntertainment Centre * Star City Casino * Fox Studios Australia * Entertainment Quarter * State Theatre * Capitol Theatre * Lyric Theatre * Star Theatre * Plaza Theatre * Luna Park * Acer Arena
Beaches and islandsBondi * Manly * Palm Beach * Avalon * Newport * Coogee * Maroubra * Cronulla * Fort Denison * Cockatoo Island * Garden Island * Goat Island * Shark Island

Airports in Australia

:Australian Capital TerritoryCanberra
New South WalesAlbury * Armidale * Ballina * Bathurst * Broken Hill * Coffs Harbour * Dubbo * Grafton * Griffith * Inverell * Lismore * Lord Howe Island * Merimbula * Moree * Moruya * Mudgee * Narrabri * Narrandera * Newcastle * Orange * Parkes * Port Macquarie * Sydney * Tamworth * Taree * Wagga Wagga
:Northern TerritoryAlice Springs * Ayers Rock * Darwin * Elcho Island * Lake Evella * Groote Eylandt * Hooker Creek * Maningrida * McArthur River Mine * Milingimbi * Gove * Ramingining * Tennant Creek * Victoria River Downs
:QueenslandAurukun * Badu Island * Bamaga (Northern Peninsula) * Barcaldine * Thangool * Birdsville * Blackall * Blackwater * Boigu Island * Brisbane * Bundaberg * Cairns * Charleville * Coconut Island * Coen * Cooktown * Emerald * Gladstone * Gold Coast * Great Barrier Reef (Hamilton Island) * Hervey Bay * Horn Island * Karumba * Kubin (Moa Island) * Lockhart River * Longreach * Mabuiag Island * Mackay * Sunshine Coast * Mount Isa * Murray Island * Palm Island * Proserpine / Whitsunday Coast * Rockhampton * Roma * Saibai Island * Warraber Island * Townsville * Weipa * Yam Island * Yorke Island
:South AustraliaAdelaide * Ceduna * Coober Pedy * Kingscote * Mount Gambier * Olympic Dam * Port Augusta * Port Lincoln
:TasmaniaBurnie * Devonport * Flinders Island * Hobart * King Island * Launceston
VictoriaAvalon * Essendon * Hamilton * Melbourne * Mildura * Moorabbin * Mount Hotham * Portland
:Western AustraliaAlbany * Argyle * Broome * Carnarvon * Esperance * Geraldton * Kalbarri * Kalgoorlie-Boulder * Karratha * Kununurra * Laverton * Leinster * Leonora * Meekatharra * Shark Bay * Mount Magnet * Newman * Paraburdoo * Perth * Port Hedland * Ravensthorpe * Wiluna



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