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Frequently Asked Questions about Cairns Intl. - CNS

Which airport is CNS? CNS is officially named Cairns Intl., and is located in the city of Cairns. Over 32 airline carriers fly approximately 10 flights per week.

Which airline flies the most flights to CNS? The top airline carrier flying out of Cairns Intl. is Qantas and they fly over 449 flights every month.

What are the best days to fly from CNS? If you are trying to save money, flying out on weekdays like Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday is when you’ll get the best deals on flights from Cairns Intl.. Here are some great weekday CNS flight deals:
  • Etihad Airways - Cairns (CNS) to London (LHR) on 5/29 leaving at 7:40 pm and returning on 6/2 at 7:20 pm for only $1,000 per person.*
  • Virgin Australia - Cairns (CNS) to Los Angeles (LAX) on 5/31 leaving at 12:50 pm and returning on 6/5 at 5:10 am for only $1,013 per person.*
  • Etihad Airways - Cairns (CNS) to Frankfurt (FRA) on 6/5 leaving at 8:00 pm and returning on 6/9 at 10:55 pm for only $1,095 per person.*
How busy is the CNS airport? Cairns Intl. (CNS) has 90 flights every month.

*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current flight availability results. Deals displayed here are based on flight pricing and availability as of 05/19/2018 and may change as you get closer to the actual flight date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.

General CNS Airport Information

No matter if you're itching for new experiences, have an important meeting in town, or simply want to get away, Cairns is the perfect place to visit. Request that paid time off, pack your luggage, and get to know this fascinating town up close and personal.

Your flight landed, now it is time to loosen up. Whether you need somewhere to reside for a stopover or you are looking to stay next to the airport during your holiday, you can count on plenty of hotels in Cairns, and we can help you locate the best one for your ideal holiday.

Find the Perfect Accommodation for You

You can depend on accommodations to complement all of your wants and needs.

  • If you are exploring the city with your spouse or partner, you can find a wealth of deluxe suites.
  • If you are traveling with your kids, you will find a ton of affordable hotels.
  • If you are vacationing on your own, you can find a hotel in the heart of town.
  • With excellent locations and quick access to the hot spots in town, think of your Cairns hotel as home base during your jaunt. One of the best parts of stopping into Cairns is that you can't leave without a pile of tales to bring back with you. You just never know what you're going to hear, see, and experience--and that's what makes this place so special!

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    CNS Flight Status & Terminal Information

    When flying from Cairns Intl. (CNS), give yourself plenty of time to make your flight because nothing’s worse than running to catch your plane. Getting to the airport early lets you check into your flight, drop off your luggage, pass through the TSA checkpoint, and leisurely arrive at your terminal gate with time to spare.

    Before you head to the airport though, check your flight time. Check your flight status at CNS to determine if there are any changes in your itinerary. Once you’ve confirmed your CNS flight status, many airlines recommend you arrive at the airport at least two hours early for domestic flights and three hours prior to international flights.

    Cairns Airport Parking & Transportation Information

    When you have a flight from Cairns Intl. (CNS), take advantage of the various transportation options available. If you’ve bribed your friend to drive you the airport, use the convenient curbside drop-off or the short-term parking at CNS. Alternatively, if you prefer to drive yourself, the airport provides safe and secure long-term parking for your vehicle during your trip. Furthermore, you’ll find rental car and taxi services at the airport offering easy and reliable transportation.

    Cairns Intl. Flight Information

    Airport Name: Cairns Intl.
    Airport Location: Cairns, AU
    Latitude / Longitude: -16.885799 / 145.755005
    Altitude: 10ft
    Airport Code: IATA: CNS ICAO: YBCS GPS: YBCS

    Cairns Intl., also known by IATA (International Air Transport Association) code CNS and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) code YBCS, offers flights from multiple airline carriers to many popular global destinations. Above you'll find some useful information about Cairns's airport that can help you in planning your next trip. Expedia offers flights from CNS airport on multiple airline carriers, and makes it easy and affordable for you to book low cost Cairns flights.

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