Emerald airport

Emerald is located in the Central Highlands district of Queensland. The airport is 6km (4 miles) from the town centre on Springsure Road, Emerald.

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Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.



Ensure you check-in for your flight before you arrive at the airport. Check-in for domestic flights opens 24 hours before departure and closes 30 minutes before departure. 

There are four easy options to complete check-in:  ​

Download your digital boarding pass after checking in online and you’re ready to go.  

Customers who require special assistance, unaccompanied minors or large groups, please make yourself known to our friendly customer service agents who will be able to assist you with the check-in process.

Our domestic airports have gone cashless. The purchase of tickets, additional baggage and other Qantas flight related products can be made at qantas.com. Excess baggage payments can still be made by credit card at our self-serve bag tag kiosks.

Seat selection

Complimentary seat selection is available online for all domestic flights from the moment you book your flight. If you haven’t selected a seat before you complete your online check-in, you will be assigned a seat. You can change your seat online up to 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Checked baggage

Don’t forget, if you’re travelling with checked bags, you need to drop them off at least 30 minutes before departure for domestic flights. Use your digital boarding pass at our self-serve bag tag kiosks to print your baggage tags before proceeding to the self-serve bag drop.

Need to bring a bit extra? Pre-purchase an additional baggage allowance online and save on airport prices.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for departure information.



Baggage can be collected in the arrivals hall.

Baggage services has a counter located at check-in.

Phone: +61 (7) 4983 8500

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for arrival information.


Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Emerald Qantas Club


Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 10 minute drive from the town centre. Visit Emerald airportOpens in a new tab or window for current car parking rates.
Taxis Approximately A$16 to town centre.
Transport options at Emerald airport

Services and facilities

Facility Details
Toilets Located in the terminal. Disabled toilet facilities are also available.
Baby change rooms Located in the disabled toilet facilities.
Showers Located in the disabled toilet facilities.
Public telephones  Located in the arrivals hall.
Tourism information A brochure stand is located in the arrivals hall.
Meet and assist Passengers requiring assistance can be escorted to the departure gate upon request. Ask a Customer Service Agent for assistance.
Facilites available at Emerald airport

Important information

Times and prices are a guide only.