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Perth Airport (PER)
Address2 George Wiencke Drive, Perth , Western Australia 6105, Australia
Telephone(08) 9478 8888.
Number of terminals3
Time zoneGMT Australian Western Standard Time: GMT/UTC +8
MapPerth Airport
LocationPerth Airport is located 12km (7.5 miles) northeast of Perth.
Airport codePER
Airport newsRefurbishments to both the international and domestic terminals were completed in late 2011, including improvements to the baggage claim and waiting areas. Upgrades are also being made to the car parks, along with further improvements to the terminal infrastructure. The airport access road has also recently been improved.
Transfer between terminalsThe international terminal and the two domestic terminals are located 12km (7 miles) apart. Transfers between the international and domestic terminals are by free shuttle bus or by taxi.
Driving directionsFor the international terminal, travel east along the Great Eastern Highway from Perth city centre, turn right onto Tonkin Highway and head southeast, turning left at Horrie-Miller Drive. For the domestic terminals, travel east along the Great Eastern Highway from Perth city centre and turn right at Brearley Avenue.
Car rentalAvis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty are represented at Perth Airport. Desks for these car hire operators are located on the ground floor of all three terminals.
Public transport and taxisBus: Bus 37 (tel: (08) 9428 1900; www.transperth.wa.gov.au) operates between the domestic terminals and the city centre.
Shuttle: The Perth Airport Connect Shuttle (tel: 1300 666 806; www.perthairportconnect.com.au) meets every arrival within 30 to 45 minutes and operates between both domestic and international terminals and the city centre (journey time: 45 to 60 minutes; fare: A$15). The Fremantle Airport Shuttle service (tel: 1300 666 806), which runs to Fremantle – a suburb of Perth – is also available.
Taxi: Taxi ranks are situated outside the domestic and international terminals; travellers may be required to pay their fare in advance. The same fare applies for either a single person or a group, and is around A$40 to the city centre.
Car parkingThere are large parking areas at the domestic and international terminals, directly in front of the terminal buildings. Short- and long-term parking is available in these areas. Secure, undercover car parking can be found at the domestic terminal's 'fast track' facility in car parks 1 and 2 – short-term and long-term rates are offered here. Complimentary buses serve the long-term parking areas.
Information and help desksThere is a self-help information centre on the ground floor of the international terminal. Volunteer customer service officers, who are recognisable by their distinctive gold jackets, are also available to provide information and answer enquiries.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: There are several bureaux de change; some of which also offer travel insurance. ATMs are also available in the terminal buildings.
Communications: There is a postal service at Perth Airport. Mobile phone hire is available. Internet access kiosks are located in all terminals, and paid-for wireless internet access is offered on-site.
Food: There are several restaurants, bars and cafés before and after security screening in all three terminals. Among these outlets is a pub and wine bar.
Shopping: An extensive range of duty-free goods is available in the international Terminal 1. Numerous other shops offer a wide choice of items, including local specialities, designer clothing, newspapers and magazines.
Luggage: Perth Airport has lost property offices in the international Terminal 1 (tel: (08) 9478 8503) and domestic Terminals 2 (tel: (08) 9270 9504) and 3 (tel: (08) 9478 8703). Left-luggage lockers are located outside both the international and domestic terminals.
Other facilities: Baby changing rooms are available in all terminals. Showers are also available. A non-denominational quiet room for prayer or quiet contemplation is located on the ground floor of the international Terminal 1 – an outdoor playground for kids is also located just outside this terminal. A first aid service (tel: (08) 9478 8572 or 8573) is also on hand to deal with medical emergencies.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are no conference facilities at Perth Airport. The Comfort Inn Bel Eyre (tel: (08) 9259 3888; www.comfortinn.com), 4km (2.3 miles) from Perth Airport, can provide meeting and conference facilities for up to 100 delegates with audiovisual equipment for hire and catering available.
Disabled facilitiesPerth Airport is fully accessible to disabled passengers. Wheelchairs are available on request for passengers to use within the terminals, subject to availability.
Airport hotelsThere are no on-site hotels at Perth Airport but a number of options are located nearby. Information on accommodation is available from the self-help information centre on the ground floor of the international terminal, which has a direct telephone link to a hotel booking centre. Our Perth Airport guide includes the following options:

Comfort Inn Bel Eyre
Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, the Comfort Inn Bel Eyre motel is located 4km (2.3 miles) from Perth Airport. The hotel has more than 100 rooms and its services include courtesy transfers to and from the terminals.
Belmont, 285 Great Eastern Highway
Western Australia 6104, Australia
Tel: (08) 9259 3888.
Web: www.comfortinn.com

Ibis Budget Perth Airport
This economy hotel is situated 10 minutes' drive from the domestic terminals. Along with its 73 ‘no frills’ rooms, it offers a breakfast buffet and guest parking.
Redcliffe, 317-319 Great Eastern Highway
Perth WA6104, Australia
Tel: (08) 9478 2158.
Web: www.accorhotels.com
Full airport namePerth Airport
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