Gold Coast Airport

Airport Location

  • 21km (13 miles) from Surfers Paradise.
  • 3km (1.8 miles) from Coolangatta.


Qantas Flights

  • Qantas Flights QF400 and above operate from Terminal 1.

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

Ticketing is available 2 hrs prior to each flight departure.


Check-in opens 2 hrs 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

Effective from 1 December 2012, full body scanning requirements will be progressively introduced at Gold Coast international airport.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival 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.

Lounge Information

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

Transport Information

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Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 15 minute drive from the town centre.
Short and Long term parking is available, visit the Gold Coast Airport website for rates.
Taxi Taxis are available directly outside the terminal.
Car Rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Chauffer Drive To travel to or from the airport via limousine, book a chauffeur transfer.

Book a flight to the Gold Coast or view our Gold Coast Destination Guide.

Information is correct as of March 2013.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.