Darwin International Airport Reviews 2017


The sights and sounds of the Australian city Darwin set it apart for tourism and embarking on a unique Australian adventure. Within a short drive from Darwin International Airport are the area’s best national parks, harbours, and natural and cultural attractions from Arnhem Land to Darwin National Park.

In terms of passenger movements, its Darwin International Airport is the country’s tenth-busiest while in the Northern Territory, DRW claims the title of busiest airport. Darwin International Airport serves as a low-cost way to enter Asia from Australia. Our Darwin International Airport reviews look into this airport’s main services, facilities, and establishments, location and how to get there, and what travellers think of them.

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Reviews – What People Are Saying

Out of 16 Darwin International Airport reviews on Airlinequality, DRW received 3 stars out of 10. The most recent Darwin International Airport reviews are a mix of positive and negative Darwin International Airport reviews, though one traveller said, “Darwin Airport is a small to mid-sized airport. It has limited food options during the off peak times of the day, but is sufficient enough. There are plenty of seats to wait on before boarding, and the maximum time taken through security is about 15 minutes.”

Meanwhile, there were negative Darwin International Airport reviews; in these, reviewers comment about the airport’s poor procedures and customer service, and note its lack of or inadequate facilities and other services.


Darwin International Airport’s comprised of a single terminal and two long runways. Its passenger terminal focuses on the airport’s domestic and international flights.

There are a total of eight food and beverage outlets throughout Darwin International Airport; 24-hour options are Dome and Giancarlo. Also, there are a number of bars, cafes, and restaurants at DRW. Aside from a Duty Free shop, there are convenience stores and stores selling souvenirs like Australian Way, fashion items, and accessories. Other services at Darwin International Airport are ATM and amusement machines, currency exchanges, car rental, shower rooms, and mobile charging areas.

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Read more about Darwin International Airport’s services here in this link from their official website.


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To get to Darwin International Airport, use the McMillans Road (airport exit) and Stuart Hwy via Bagot Road exit north to McMillans Road, according to Darwin International Airport reviews. If you would rather not sleep at the airport, the following hotels are nearby: Novotel Darwin Airport, Mercure Darwin Airport Resort, and Quality Hotel Darwin Airport all connected by a 24-hour airport shuttle.

Location – Traffic – Service

The most recent counts we have of Darwin International Airport’s passengers and movements are from 2012, with 1,925,039 passengers and 26,259 movements accommodated.

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Served by a number of low-cost and regular airlines, Darwin International Airport is a focus city for Qantas and a hub for Airnorth. The airport is located in Marrara, serving Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory.

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News and Awards

2016 marked the 25th year of Darwin International Airport’s sole passenger terminal. Meanwhile, the public had until June 6, 2017 to respond to Darwin International Airport’s draft public master plan, 60 days after it was released.

Contact info:

  • Airport Code: DRW
  • Phone number: +61 8 8920 1811
  • Website URL: http://www.darwinairport.com.au/
  • Email: information.drw@ntairports.com.au  
  • Fax: 1855
  • Address: 1 Fenton Court, Eaton, NT, 0820, AUS

Concluding Words

Darwin International Airport’s on the road to renewal. In the future, its services will improve and it can give people a better experience.

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