Perth Airport is a domestic and international airport serving Perth, the capital and largest city of Western Australia. It is the country’s fourth busiest airport and services destinations in Australia and Indian Ocean, as well as Johannesburg, Auckland, Dubai, Guangzhou, and Doha. Perth Airport is currently being served by 30 scheduled airlines and 14 codeshare partners flying to over 50 destinations, with a total of 1258 scheduled domestic and regional flights, and a total of 276 scheduled international flights arriving and departing from the airport every week. Perth Airport also operates two cargo airlines at present, as well as regular charter flights for mining companies in Western Australia. All of the flights are serviced by two runways.
Perth Airport has four main terminals and one minor terminal that operate international and domestic services, including interstate and intrastate, as well as several smaller operations that provide charter services and services to specific regional areas in Western Australia. Terminal 1 (T1) serves as the international terminal and also currently supports upstart domestic airlines such as Virgin Australia and Compass Airlines, while Tiger Airways Australia, Virgin Australia Regional, and Alliance operates in Terminal 2 (T2). Both T1 and T2 are located on the eastern side of the airport. On the western side of Perth Airport is the domestic terminal building, which is divided into two terminals. Terminal 3 (T3) is currently being utilised by Virgin Australia, Qantas, and Jetstar The Qantas Group-operated Terminal 4 (T4) is dedicated to the domestic operations of Qantas, QantasLink, and their budget subsidiary Jetstar. The domestic terminals are both connected as part of the same building, and it is just a short walk between them. Perth Airport also has a northern general aviation terminal which is used primarily by charter aircraft for mining companies as fly-in fly-out services to remote operations. There is a free transfer bus service that operates between T1/T2 and T3/T4 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The buses depart in 20- and 30-minute intervals. The ride usually takes approximately 10 minutes.
Services and Facilities
Perth Airport makes sure that your travel experience through the airport is hassle-free and convenient. In addition, a variety of public observation areas are open to travellers and visitors to view aircraft arriving and departing. There are luggage lockers located outside Terminal 1 and at the Terminals 3 and 4 located opposite Terminal 3 and 4 where you can store your luggage for a period of time. The airport also provides free Wi-Fi Internet access at T1, T2, and T3. There are also several free Internet booths located at several areas throughout T1 and T3. For passenger assistance, there are ACROD car bays located within all car parks at Perth Airport near the terminals within the Short Term car parks and to the courtesy shuttle bus in all Long Term car parks. For visitors and passengers with special needs, the airport also provides access to all terminal facilities. The airport also has a lost property service or items lost within Terminal 1 (International Terminal), Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. A lost property service also exists for items lost within Terminal 4. Parenting rooms are available in every terminal, equipped with soft furnishings, baby change tables and nappy disposal bins. T1, T2, and T3 have a wide range of shopping outlets, including Duty-Free stores, restaurants, cafes, and bars.