Cairns Airport (IATA: CNS, ICAO: YBCS) is the international airport of the city of Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The airport is offers flights to all major destinations in Australia, but some international flights to destinations in Asia too. Almost 5 Mio passengers used the airport in 2019.
|Terminal||There are two passengers terminals|
|Runway||There is one runway 15/33 with a length of 3.156 m|
|WHERE||From the airport, exit it by taking the “Airport Ave” road. Then, turn on the right onto “Captain Cook Hwy”. You will cross a river and you will have to turn on the left onto “Aeroglen Dr” to finally take the first again on your left which is a small path where you can park your car under a tree. (That was the easiest part to reached the spot :D)
Second step is, to climb the mountain under a humid and hot weather condition. Please refer to the map, the trek has been mentioned for you by the BLUE line.
|WHAT||Arrivals runway 33 and departures runway 33 + 15.|
|TIME||From 1300 to sunset.|
|MISC.||Heat haze can be a problem on hot days and theirs nothing around this spot so bring with you what you need. (the first shop is pretty far away as well from the spot). Be careful of snakes during hot seasons !!|
|FOCAL LENGTH||18mm (overview picture of the airport) until a 500mm as you are pretty far away from the aircraft.|