Cairns Airport

Investigations & Consultation

Airservices proactively works with the airport and the community to investigate, trial and implement changes to improve aircraft noise outcomes.

Investigations at Cairns Airport include:

Runway 15 departure turns
Alternative helicopter route to/from airport and reef
Late turns off Runway 15
Helicopter movements over Palm Cove
Departures over Yarrabah
Smart Tracking arrivals to Runway 15

Community Aviation Consultation Groups

Airservices attends Community Aviation Consultation Group meetings at Cairns Airport to provide information to the community and assist in discussions on aviation matters. The Cairns Airport group is the Airport Environmental Consultative Committee.