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Cairns Airport is the main international entry to Cairns and Tropical North Queensland. It's served by both an international and domestic terminal. Cairns is served by direct flights from New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Guam and Papua New Guinea as well as Singapore via Darwin (handy for European visitors.
The distance to Cairns by the most practicable direct route is 1700 km. From Brisbane, 2700 km from Sydney, 2800 km from Darwin, 3100 km from Melbourne.
Cairns has marinas for the boating enthusiast. Cruise ships also call at the Cairns Seaport.