Melbourne Airport

Intro

Melbourne Airport is located around 20km north east of the central business district. The majority of operations at Melbourne Airport are international and domestic regular passenger services, mostly medium to large jets.

Melbourne Airport is curfew-free and operates 24 hours a day, however noise abatement procedures apply.

The airport manages up to 65 movements per hour. In 2015 Melbourne Airport averaged 645 movements a day.

Our easy-to-understand booklet, Guide to our operations, provides explanation about how air traffic control works and insights into everyday occurrences at airports.

Use the menu above to explore information about movements, flight paths, runway use, complaints and more.