Sydney Airport Information

Sydney Airport

Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (also known as Kingsford-Smith Airport and Sydney Airport) (IATA: SYD, ICAO: YSSY) is located in the suburb of Mascot in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is the only airport serving Sydney, and is a major hub for Qantas. Situated next to Botany Bay, the airport has three runways, colloquially known as the "East-West", "North-South" and "Third" runways.

Sydney Airport is one of the oldest continually operated airports in the world, and the busiest airport in Australia, handling 33.4 million passengers and 289,741 aircraft movements in 2009. It was the 28th busiest airport in the world in 2009. The airport is managed by Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (SACL) and the current CEO is Russell Balding. Flights from Sydney link with all states and territories of Australia. Currently 47 domestic destinations are served to Sydney direct.