Located 13km away from the city center, Darwin airport has two runways and three terminals. One of them is for international passenger traffic and there is another that handles domestic flights. The third is a dedicated cargo terminal. Darwin is the largest airport in Northern Australia.
In case you arrive in Darwin airport on an international flight, you need to stay in a queue for passport control as the first step. Then it is the security check after which you will arrive at the baggage carousals. Once you get your baggage cleared you need to pass through customs desks in order to reach the arrival hall. There are free baggage carts in this airport.
When you are in the arrival hall you have access to ATMs and currency exchange facilities. There is free Wi-Fi as well. In case you need to leave your baggage in the airport it is possible for you to use luggage lockers. They are located close to the domestic baggage carousals. It is also possible to buy a snack in a café. If you want to visit the city there are taxis, car hire, shuttle bus and public transport busses or book Darwin airport transfers here.
If your need is to take an international flight at Darwin airport, the first thing you need to do is to arrive at the right terminal and find the relevant check-in counters. Once the check-in procedure is completed you could pass through the security check and the passport control in order to arrive at the departure area.
Once you are in the departure area there are facilities for you to do your shopping and dining. There are also cafes to buy food and drinks. Free Wi-Fi facilities are there to keep you occupied with your laptop. In case you need to do some shopping there are plenty of opportunities with many shops being available. There are some duty free shops as well. Before you start shopping it is always better to locate your gate. Display screens will keep you updated on the status of your flight. As soon as your gate opens, try to be there as you only have just half an hour to board your flight.