Adelaide Airport Reviews


Adelaide Airport Reviews

Adelaide Airport (IATA: ADL, ICAO: YPAD) is the principal airport of Adelaide, South Australia and the fifth busiest airport in Australia, servicing 7,337,000 passengers in the financial year ending 30 June 2013. Located adjacent to West Beach, it is approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) west of the city-center. It has been operated privately by Adelaide Airport Limited under a long-term lease from the Commonwealth Government since 29 May 1998.

First established in 1955, a new dual international/domestic terminal was opened in 2005 which has received numerous awards, including being named the world’s second-best international airport (5–15 million passengers) in 2006. Also, it has been named Australia’s best capital city airport in 2006, 2009 and 2011.

In the financial year ended June 2013, Adelaide Airport experienced passenger growth of 14.8% internationally, growth of 2.9% domestically and an increase of 1.2% regionally, resulting in an overall increase of 3.8% from the previous year.


ATMs / Cash Machines – Location: Terminal 1, Ground Level • Terminial 1, Level 2.
Car Rentals – Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Thrifty • Location: Ground Level, near the baggage claim.
Children’s Play Area – Location: near Hudson’s Coffee (airside).
Currency Exchange – There are 3 Travelex offices (landside and airside).
Food / Restaurants – There are no 24 hour food or beverage concessions available at this airport.
»Landside: Hudson Cafe
»Airside: Villa & Hut • Hungry Jack’s • Hudson’s Coffee • Dreamy Donuts • Cooper’s Alehouse • Billie Chu • Cafe Terra Rosa • and more
Information Desk – info not available
Luggage Storage / Lockers – Lockers are located near the car rentals counters in the Terminal 1 car park. Rates: from $8.00 (small bag: 0-4 hours) to $12.00 (large bag: 24 hours).
Musical Performances – Choirs and musical groups perform in the airport throughout the year.
Prayer Room – Location: Terminal 1, Level 2, between Rip Curl and News Link), airside
Showers – not available
Internet – Free WiFi is available in Terminal 1. Connect to the “Internode” network. There are 10 internet kiosks available for a fee. Location: airside, next to Hungry Jacks.

Airport opening hours:
4:15am – 11pm. On their web site they state Please note the terminal is not open overnight or outside these hours.

Adelaide Airport Official Website

Adelaide Airport Map

Adelaide Airport Weather Forecast

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