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Melbourne Airport (IATA: MEL, ICAO: YMML), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the primary airport serving the city of Melbourne, and the second busiest airport in Australia. It was opened in 1970 to replace the nearby Essendon Airport. Melbourne Airport is the sole international airport of the four airports serving the Melbourne metropolitan area. The airport is 23 km (14 mi) from the city centre. The airport has its own postcode—Melbourne Airport, Victoria (postcode 3045). This is adjacent to the suburb of Tullamarine. The Melbourne–Sydney air route is the fourth most-travelled passenger air route in the world.The airport features direct flights to 33 domestic destinations of Australia in addition to destinations in the Pacific, London, Asia and North America. Melbourne Airport is the number one arrival/departure point for the airports of four of Australia's seven other capital cities. Melbourne serves as a major hub for Qantas and Virgin Australia, while Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways Australia utilise the airport as home base. There is no rail link from the airport to the city centre, a regular coach service provides public transport to and from the city. Melbourne is the busiest airport for international export freight as of August 2011, while second busiest for import freight. Domestically, Melbourne serves as headquarters for Australian air Express and Toll Priority and handles more domestic freight than any other airport in the nation. In 2003, Melbourne received the International Air Transport Association Eagle Award for service and two National Tourism Awards for tourism services. The airport comprises four terminals: one international terminal, two domestic terminals and one budget domestic terminal. Most recently Melbourne Airport was awarded by Skytrax for having the best Airport hotel in the Australia/Pacific in the World Airport Awards. Melbourne Airport was also ranked the 43rd best airport for 2012. Melbourne reached 30 million passengers for the first time in the 12 months ending July 2013. This increased to 33.1 million passengers per annum by July 2015.

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Facts and Stats for Melbourne Airport*

  • Pollution Statistics in Melbourne Airport

    Know the pollution level of Melbourne Airport before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.06 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.68 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.76 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.9 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.48 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.42 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.48 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.57 (Very Low)
  • Melbourne Airport: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Melbourne Airport for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Melbourne Airport.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.71 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.53 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.13 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.01 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.73 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.2 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.78 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.25 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.12 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.12 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.41 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.94 (Moderate)
  • Living in Melbourne Airport - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Melbourne Airport is 183.53 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.61 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.3 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.81 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.27 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.35 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 123.37 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Melbourne Airport

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Melbourne Airport

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.64 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.02 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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