Gold Coast airport

Gold Coast Airport (OOL)Opens external site in a new window is in southern Queensland and is located 21km (13 miles) from Surfers Paradise and 3km (1.8 miles) from Coolangatta.

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Qantas Flights QF400 and above operate from Terminal 1.



Ticketing is available two hours prior to each flight departure.


Check-in opens two hours before departure at counters 11, 12 and 13.

Online check-in is available for Qantas and QantasLink Australian domestic bookings between 24 hours and 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Body Scanners

Body scanners are now in place in the departure area. Passengers or others seeking access to the departure area are selected on a 'random continuous’ basis to undergo this process.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.



Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall.

Baggage Services has a counter located in the arrivals hall.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.


Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Gold Coast Qantas Club.


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Transport options from the Gold Coast airport
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately 15 minutes drive from the town centre. Short and long term parking is available. Visit Gold Coast AirportOpens external site in a new window for rates.
Taxis Taxis are available directly outside the terminal.
Car hire
Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Chauffer Drive To travel to or from the airport via limousine, book a chauffeur transfer.

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Important information

Information correct as of July 2016. Times and prices are a guide only.