Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Kingsford Smith International Airport
Summary
Airport Type Commercial
Operator Sydney Airports Corporation Limited
Owner Australian Government
Opened 20 January, 1920
City Sydney, NSW, Australia
Coordinates Template:Coor dms
IATA SYD ICAO YSSY
Runways
Direction Length Surface
Feet Metres
16R/34L 13,018 3,968 Paved
16L/34R 7,998 2,438 Paved
07/25 8,297 2,529 Paved
Statistics (2004)
Number of Passengers 26,400,000
Number of Takeoffs 266,745
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Sydney (Kingsford Smith) International Airport, or Sydney Airport Template:Airport codes, is located in Mascot, New South Wales, and is the major airport serving Sydney, Australia. It is a major hub for Qantas. Originally declared an aerodrome in 1920, and known as Sydney Airport, in 1953 it was renamed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) International Airport, after Charles Kingsford Smith, a pioneering Australian aviator. Most locals refer to the airport as "Mascot".

Situated next to Botany Bay, it is accessible by road and train (on the Airport line, and this line continues to the central business district through Central station and the City Circle).

Kingsford Smith has three runways, colloquially the "East-West", and two "North-South" runways.

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Terminals

Kingsford Smith International Airport has three main terminals, referred to as T1, T2, and T3.

International Terminal 1

Domestic Terminal 2

Qantas Terminal 3

See also

External links


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