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Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney, Australia, Airport Code SYD

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Information

Introduction

Sydney Airport is one of the busiest airports in Australia. Located just 6.5 miles (10 kms) south of Sydney city, Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is a principal gateway to Australia's largest city and the beautiful and dynamic New South Wales region.

Sydney International Airport (SYD) is acknowledged as Australia’s best airport, and one of the finest in the world for overall standards of service, facilities and customer satisfaction: Skytrax gave it a coveted four-star rating in 2003. Sydney Airport has 150 shops, a business centre with two conference rooms, and several private airline lounges.

SYD handles a high volume of domestic and international flights annually – internal flights making up approximately 65% of traffic. It is well served by all forms of transport and provides terminal-to-terminal shuttles.

Sydney World Airport Guide provides you with access to a complete selection of Sydney airport hotels. Utilize the discounts offered directly from the hotel, with the assurance of secure booking. Extra services include airport car rental, airport car parking and flights to and from Sydney airport.

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Terminal Information

Introduction

Sydney Airport comprises both domestic and international terminals serving all major domestic and international carriers. Each terminal offers travellers a choice of restaurants, bars, newsstands and shops. in addition, business services, financial services and ATMs are also available throughout the concourse.

T1 International Terminal

Sydney Airport T1 International Terminal serves international passengers and Qantas flights 001 through 399.

International airlines operating out of the terminal include Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Calin, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, Air Pacific, Air Vanuatu, Alitalia, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Freedom Air, Garuda Indonesia, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Lauda Air, Malaysia Airlines, Norfolk Jet Express, Philippine Airlines, Polynesian Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, South African Thai Airways, United Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and Virgin Atlantic (Code-Share).

Level 3 of the T1 International Terminal comprises the following lounges: The Qantas Club on Pier B Airside (Passenger Access Only); The Silver Kris Lounge on Pier C Airside (Passenger Access Only); and The Air New Zealand Lounge on Pier C Airside (Passenger Access Only).

Level 2 of the T1 International Terminal has the following lounges: The Sakura Lounge and Executive Lounge on Pier C Airside (Passenger Access Only); The Red Carpet Club and First Class Lounge on Pier C Airside (Passenger Access Only); and The Southern Cross Lounge is located in Pier C Airside (Passenger Access Only).

Level 1 of the T1 International Terminal has the following lounges: The Golden Lounge on Pier C Airside (Passenger Access Only).

T2 Domestic Terminal

T2 Domestic Terminal serves Virgin Blue, Regional Express, Aeropelican, Horizon, Air Link and QF Flights QF1600 and above.

T3 Qantas Terminal

T3 Qantas Terminal

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Airline Information

Introduction

Sydney Airport is served by a wide range of international airlines and a host of domestic carriers. Airlines generally board from designated terminals. The following table shows standard boarding areas and contact telephone numbers for the airlines.

T1 International Terminal

Aerolineas Argentinas - + 61 2 9283 3660

Air Calin - +61 2 9244 2211

Air Canada - 1300 655 767

Air China - +61 2 9232 7277

Air New Zealand - 13 24 76

Air Niugini - 1300 361 380

Air Pacific - 1800 230 150

Air Vanuatu - +61 2 9299 9737

Alitalia - +61 2 9244 2400

Asiana Airlines - 13 30 01

British Airways - +61 2 8904 8800

Cathay Pacific - 13 17 47

China Airlines - +61 2 9244 2121

China Eastern - +61 2 9290 1148

China Southern - +61 2 9231 1988

Emirates - 1300 303 777

Freedom Air - 1800 122 000

Garuda Indonesia - 1300 365 330

Japan Airlines - + 61 2 9272 1111

Korean Air - + 61 2 9262 6000

Lauda Air - 1800 642 438

Malaysia Airlines - 13 26 27

Norfolk Jet Express - 1800 816 947

Philippine Airlines - +61 3 9650 2188

Polynesian Airlines - 1300 653 737

Qantas - Flight Information Service - 13 12 23

Qantas - International - 13 13 13

Singapore Airlines - 13 10 11

South African - +61 2 9223 4402

Thai Airways - 1300 651 960

United Airlines - 13 17 77

Vietnam Airlines - 1300 888 028

Virgin Atlantic (Code-Share) - +61 2 9244 2747

Terminal 2

Aeropelican Air Services -13 13 00

Air Link - 13 12 23

Eastern Australia Airlines - 13 13 13

Qantas - Flight Information -13 12 23

Rex - Regional Express - 13 17 13

Virgin Blue - 13 67 89

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Car Rental

Introduction

Sydney Airport is served by the car rental firms listed below.

Car Rental Companies

Avis Rent-A-Car
HERTZ Corporation
Budget Rent A Car
Thrifty Car Rental
Europcar

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Car Parking

Introduction

Sydney Airport offers short-term parking adjacent to all three terminals. Lower rate long-term parking is available at a separate car park, with a courtesy bus to the terminals.

In addition to standard parking areas, drivers of cars with disabled permits may use the marked parking spaces in front of the main terminal, and are permitted limited drop-off privileges on the departures road.

Passengers arriving at the parking area should allow plenty of time to comply with the security procedures, which may include a full vehicle inspection.

International Terminal Car Park - Short Term

Sydney Airport International Terminal Car Park offers 1900 short-term parking spaces, of which some are designated as 'Quickpark' spaces. Payment for all spaces are to be made on exit. Payment machines accept both cash and credit cards.

Domestic Multi Storey Car Park - Short Term

Many short-term spaces are available in this recently upgraded car park, including some 'Quickpark' spaces.

Payment for all spaces must be made on exit. Payment machines process cash and credit cards.

Long Term Car Park

Sydney Airport also provides travellers the option of a long-term car park with lower charges than at the short-term parking areas. Courtesy buses are on hand to ferry passengers to and from the airport.

Parking for disabled passengers

Dedicated handicapped parking spaces are avaiable in front of the terminal building. These dedicated spaces are for those passengers with cars displaying a 'disability card.'

Dropping off Passengers

Located on the departures road, adjacent to the main terminal, these parking spaces are reserved for cars displaying a 'disability card', and may be used solely for the purpose of droppig passengers for a maximum time limit of two minutes. Cars parked in breach of these rules will be towed and / or their owners fined.

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Ground Transportation

Introduction

Sydney Airport is served directly by train, shuttle bus, piblic bus and taxi.

Trains

T1 International Terminal and the Domestic Terminals (T2 and T3) both offer fast train services to and from Sydney city centre, with convenient connections to Sydney suburban stations.

Travllers have a choice of two stations - one directly underneath the T1 International Terminal and one underneath the Domestic Terminals (T2 and T3). Signage is good; lifts are available.


Shuttle Services

From the international terminal the Kingsford Smith Transport / Sydney Airporter service runs shuttle buses to various accommodation options in the Kings Cross, City and Darling Harbour areas. Some hotels provide shuttle services. A host of operators also provide shuttle services to and from the center and suburbs of Sydney. Pre-booking may be necessary. Travellers are requested to contact their local travel agent for further details.

Taxis

Each terminal has its own sheltered taxi rank with supervisors on hand during peak hours. At the T1 International Terminal taxis are available, or may be booked, to provide services for passengers with special needs (wheelchair access, baby capsules, maxi taxis etc.); and these services are also available from the taxi ranks at the Domestic Terminals.

Buses

The green and gold Airport Express bus offers services along several fixed routes between the Domestic and International Terminals and the City and Kings Cross area, and some suburbs. Services run daily, usually between 5am and11pm.

Route 300 goes to and from Sydney City; Routes 300 and 350 link to Central Station; Route 350 goes to and from Kings Cross, Potts Point and Elizabeth Bay.

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Airport Security

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Extra Facilities

Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney Maps and Directions

Sydney Airport Map
Sydney Airport Map

Sydney Area Map
Sydney Area Map

Driving Directions

Sydney airport is about 6 miles (9 km) south of the city center. Travellers are requested to follow the appropriate signs directing them to the required destinations.

Major routes that provide access to the airport include the Eastern Distributor, while minor roads include Marsh Street and O'Riordan Street.

Authorities advise those driving to the airport for the first time, carry the appropriate street directory to avoid delays.

Longitude:151° 10' 0" E
Latitude:33° 56' 0" S

ADDRESS
Sydney Airports Corporation Limited
PO Box 63
Mascot
NSW 1460
Australia
Number of Terminals: 3
Telephone: (0)2 9667 9111
Fax: (0)2 9667 1592
E-mail: webmaster@syd.com.au or via the airport’s website
Website: www.sydneyairport.com.au
Time Zone: GMT + 10 (GMT + 11 from the last Sunday in October to the last Sunday in March)
Location: The airport is located 9km (6 miles) south of Sydney
Country code:61

TRANSFER BETWEEN TERMINALS
An underground Airport Link connects the International and Domestic terminals. Kingsford Smith Transport buses operate frequent services between the terminals. Travellers changing between domestic and international flights (either way) may be eligible for the Qantas Seamless Transfer (tel: 13133) service.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Most routes to the airport are signposted; these signs indicate the most direct route to the airport. Travellers should visit the airport’s website for detailed driving directions from specific areas in Sydney.

CAR PARKING
The airport has three car parks. The T1 International Terminal Car Park is located on the Arrivals level of the T1 International Terminal. Domestic Multi-Storey and Long-Term car parks are also available. The Long-Term Car Park can be accessed via Ross Smith Avenue from General Holmes Drive or Sir Reginald Ansett Drive; follow the signs to the car park located near the heliport; there are regular courtesy shuttles to the terminals. Valet parking is also available (tel: (0)2 9667 6010).

CAR HIRE
Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Red Spot and Thrifty are all represented. Offices are located in the Domestic Multi-Storey Car Park, between T2 Domestic Terminal and T3 Qantas Terminal.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Rail: An Airport Link (tel: (02) 8337 8417 or 131 500; website: www. airportlink.com.au) rail service connects T1 International Terminal, T2 Domestic Terminal, T3 Qantas Terminal, central Sydney and the Sydney suburbs. Airport Link stations are located at all terminals. Trains run to the Sydney Town Hall (journey time 13 minutes). Tickets can be purchased on-line. Road: Taxi: Each terminal has its own sheltered taxi rank. A taxi rank is located outside the mid-point of the Arrivals hall in T1 International Terminal (journey time to city centre: 30 minutes). Limousine: Pre-booked limousines are available with pick-up and drop-off directly outside each terminal. Bus: The Kingsford Smith Transport Sydney Airporter hotel bus service (tel: (0)2 9666 9988) operates services to all hotels, B&Bs and hostels in the Kings Cross, city centre and Darling areas. Many shuttle bus companies provide a service between the airport and most Sydney suburbs and regional areas; these need to be booked in advance. The Tourism NSW Information Desk in T1 can provide information (see below). Many hotels provide a transfer service for their guests.

INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS
The Tourism NSW Information Desk is located in the centre of the T1 International Terminal Arrivals level 1 and is open 0600-2300, providing information and help with accommodation, tours and dining in Sydney. Gold Ambassadors, who can provide information and answer queries on the airport, are stationed throughout the airport, particularly near counters D and H on the Departures level and opposite exit A and B in Arrivals.

AIRPORT FACILITIES
Money and communications: Bureaux de change are located on the Arrivals level 1 of the T1 International Terminal. ATMs are located in all terminals. Postal and photocopying facilities can be found at Australia Post Shop, located in the centre of Departures level 2. Internet access terminals are located throughout the terminal. Eating and drinking: There are many restaurants, cafés and bars at the airport offering a wide variety of international and Australian cuisine. Shopping: There are over 150 retail and service outlets, including duty-free, beauty and hair salons, a wine store, an Australian produce shop, international and Australian fashion stores, and a host of speciality stores. Luggage: Tempo Services (tel: (02) 9667 0926) offers a left-luggage service on Arrivals level 1 of T1 International Terminal; there is also a baggage storage facility on the Arrivals level of T2 Domestic Terminal. Trolleys are available troughout the airport. There is a lost property office on level 3 of the T1 International Terminal (tel: (0)2 9667 9583). Other facilities: There is a medical centre in T1 International Terminal on the administration level 3. There is also a pharmacy in the Departures area. Free showers are available in both the Departures and Arrivals area of the T1 International Terminal. A prayer room is located on level 3 of the T1 International Terminal. There are child activity centres in T1 International Terminal and Kid’s Cinemas are located after immigration, near Gate 33. Child-sized toilets are installed in all female toilets and baby changing rooms are located at convenient locations throughout the terminals.

CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES
Sydney Airport Executive Services (tel: (02) 9667 6534; website: www.execservices. com.au) hires out a number of business and conference venues in both T1 International Terminal and T2 Domestic Terminal. There are two meeting/function rooms (the Kingsford Smith Suite holds up to 400 delegates) and two VIP suites in T1, while T2 has meeting rooms, conference space and a function area catering for up to 1,000 people. A catering service is also available. Overhead projectors, screens, flipcharts and whiteboards come as standard, while AV equipment and sound systems are available on request. There are seven airline lounges in T1 and one in T2. Mobile telephone hire is available from Vodafone Rental stores in T1 Arrivals.

DISABLED FACILITIES
Facilities for disabled passengers include showers, toilets, ramps and lowered telephones, text telephones, telephones fitted with induction loops, and drinking fountains. Passengers with special needs should advise their airline at least 72 hours before departure. Wheelchairs are available from the Tourism New South Wales desk. Disabled parking spaces are located at the front of the T1 International Terminal, for valid badge holders.

AIRPORT HOTELS
Nearby hotels include the Airport Sydney International Inn, 35 Levey Street, Arncliffe (tel: (02) 9556 1555), with meeting facilities; Holiday Inn Sydney Airport, corner of Bourke Road and O’Riordan Street (tel: (02) 9330 0600), with meeting and banquet facilities; Ibis Hotel Sydney Airport, 205-213 O’Riordan Street (tel: (02) 8339 8500); and Stamford Sydney Airport Hotel, corner of O’Riordan Street and Robey Street (tel: (02) 9317 2200), with a business centre, secretarial services and conference facilities. The Tourism New South Wales Travel Centre can help arrange accommodation in Sydney.


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