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Cairns International Airport



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CNS Airport Location

16-53-08.8779S (-16.885799)
145-45-18.0176E (145.755005)
10 feet MSL (3 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
6.7 E (as of April 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC +10.0 (Standard Time)
UTC +10.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
0 N.M. of Cairns, Queensland

CNS Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 15/33 is 10512 ft (3204 m) long
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CNS Airport General Information

Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1010 feet (308 m)

CNS Airport Services

CNS Airport Contact Information


CNS Airport Flight Service Stations

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Where to Stay Near CNS Airport: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

Hotels Near CNS Airport

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from CNS Airport Price
no The Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa 1.3 134.10 AUD
no Edge Apartments Cairns 1.3 350.00 AUD
no Nomads Cairns Backpackers (Serpent) 1.3 17.00 AUD
no North Cove Waterfront Suites 1.4 150.00 AUD
no Cairns Sheridan Hotel 1.6 98.10 AUD
no Tropic Towers Apartments 1.6 138.00 AUD
no Coral Towers Holiday Suites 1.6 149.00 AUD
no Skinny Dips Resort 1.6 120.00 AUD
no Reef Palms 1.6 98.10 AUD
no Tropical Queenslander 1.7 89.00 AUD
no City Plaza Apartments 1.7 50.00 AUD
no Bohemia Resort Cairns 1.7 20.00 AUD
no Waterfront Terraces 1.7 105.00 AUD
no Oasis Inn Apartments 1.7 85.00 AUD
no Comfort Hotel Acacia Court 1.7 79.00 AUD
no Cairns Holiday Lodge 1.7 78.00 AUD
no Comfort Hotel Acacia Court 1.8 84.00 AUD
no Mercure Hotel Harbourside Cairns 1.8 114.00 AUD
no ibis Styles Cairns Colonial Club (formerly All Seasons) 1.8 76.00 AUD
no Cairns Queenslander 1.8 80.00 AUD
no Tradewinds McLeod Holiday Apartments 1.9 179.00 AUD
yes Cairns Beach House 1.9 16.00 AUD
no Floriana Guest House 1.9 69.00 AUD
no Best Western Central Plaza Apartments Cairns 1.9 135.00 AUD
no 181 The Esplanade 1.9 175.00 AUD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.

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