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Gold Coast Airport (OOL)
Gold Coast Airport, otherwise known as the Coolangatta airport, is the conveniently placed airport on Australia's most popular holiday destination in the sunny state of Queensland. The Gold Coast Airport is a small, domestic Australian airport and handles around 3,500,000 passengers per year mostly travelling to and from airports within Australia. Airlines such as Virgin Blue, Jetstar, Qantas, Freedom Air and Pacific Blue fly to and from the Gold Coast Airport. The Gold Coast Airport sits conveniently on the edge of the town of Coolangatta on the southern end of the Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Airport
Gold Coast Airport, Level 1 Airport Central, 1 Eastern Avenue, Bilinga QLD 4225
At a Glance
Surfers Paradise: 20km
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Flights to the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast Airport is mainly a domestic Australian airport taking flights from Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Adelaide plus Perth and Canberra via connection at Sydney. Gold Coast Airport also takes flight from New Zealand; Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton and Wellington.
Gold Coast Airport Terminals
Gold Coast Airport has 2 terminals, the very busy domestic terminal and the International Terminal. Getting from the domestic terminal and international terminal is served primarily by the Airtrain shuttle which runs every 15 mins between 6 a.m. - 7 p.m and the taxi ranks outside. All information on all these terminals is covered in the pages below.
Gold Coast Airport Car Rental
Pick up car hire from Gold Coast Airport on arrival. The main car car hire companies operating at Gold Coast Airport are Gold Coast Airport Avis, Gold Coast Airport Hertz, Gold Coast Airport Budget, Gold Coast Airport Thrifty and Europcar at Gold Coast Airport. If you shop around you can obtain some very competitive quotes especially from some of the smaller local car hire companies outside the airport terminal.
Gold Coast Airport Buses
The public buses have frequent services around the Gold Coast and you can get on the board from the airport. Our Gold Coast buses page provides information on Gold Coast Airport Buses.
Gold Coast Airport Trains
Gold Coast Airport trains provide fast and cheap fares in and out of the Brisbane CBD and beyond. We also have a page covering the Brisbane trains system.
Gold Coast Weather
The weather in the Gold Coast area is sub tropical and is much warmer and sunnier than the likes of Sydney. Have a read of the Gold Coast weather page for weather advice throughout the year and tips on what to wear!
Gold Coast Airport Maps
The Gold Coast Airport is only 20km away from Surfer's Paradise and the famed Cavil Avenue, which translates into a short 25 minute drive. The Gold Coast Airport is also only 5km from the centre of Coolangatta town and is only a 5 minute drive away. We have provided our visitors with a helpful section on Gold Coast Airport Maps to show the location of the Gold Coast Airport on the Gold Coast.
Free Things to Do on the Gold Coast
You won't be stuck for things to do on the Gold Coast, but if a tight budget is your concern check out this list of free things to do on the Gold Coast.