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Cairns to Papua New Guinea

Located just 844 kilometres away from Cairns, Port Moresby is your gateway to an exotic, tropical holiday full of adventure.  The Cairns to Port Moresby flights take just an hour and a half and transport you into another world. Whether you’re interested in a relaxing beach holiday, tackling the Kokoda Trail or experiencing a new culture, a flight to Port Moresby will take you there.

Air Niugini conveniently flies from Cairns to Port Moresby daily. Even more conveniently, Air Niugini has cheap flights to Port Moresby from around AUD$100 for a flight to and from Cairns (not including taxes).

Air Niugini is a premium Port Moresby airline and all flights to Port Moresby are either on a Boeing B767, Boeing 757, Fokker F100, or a Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft.

Port Moresby Airport is the only international airport in Papua New Guinea, which is also commonly known as Jacksons International Airport. Located just 9 kilometres outside of Port Moresby, getting into town couldn’t be easier. Furthermore, as the air transport hub of Papua New Guinea, Jacksons International Airport provides you will all flights from Port Moresby to other destinations in Papua New Guinea.

Did you know?

  • Air Niugini flies daily from Cairns to Port Moresby
  • It takes around 1.5 hours to fly from Cairns to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • The Port Moresby airport code is POM
  • The Cairns airport code is CNS
  • There is no time difference between Cairns and Port Moresby
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