The airport, formally known as the Tullamarine airport, is the major airport for Melbourne, Australia servicing international, domestic and freight flights into and out of the capital city.
There are 4 airports near Melbourne and this is the largest.
The Airport opened in 1970 replacing the nearby Essendon Airport.
It is the second busiest of the airports Australia has and it operates 24 hours a day.
Planes fly to all the States and Territories within Australia and internationally to many other parts of the world.
The Major Melbourne Airport At Tullamarine
Qantas, Virgin Blue, Jetstar Airways, and Tiger Airways Australia use the airport as their homebase.
The International Airport boasts that it handles more domestic freight than any other airport in Australia.
Jillaroo Blue Logo On Jetstar Plane
There are 4 terminals at the airport.
The Airport Extras
The Skybus Service is a shuttle that goes to and from the Airport to many of the City's Hotels
If you require transport to the outer areas of Melbourne then use this simple Metlink journey planner
There are also public buses that operate that will take you to all parts of the Melbourne metropolitan region.
If you are staying in Melbourne here are a selection of airport transfers for a convenient, personalized service direct to or from your Hotel.
Melbourne has excellent Freeways that lead directly to the Airport.
Just watch for the signage and plan your trip well.
Pop over to my Google Map and click Directions.
Follow these and you will reach your destination easily.
4 Carparks are available for travelers.
You can also be picked up or dropped off outside the terminals but there is a very short time limit and no standing rule so make sure that this is done quickly as there are hefty fines attached for non compliance.
A little bit of Virtual fun.
Here are a couple of Videos giving you some clever interesting views of The International Airport.
Virtual Reality at the Airport.
Inside The Airport
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