The Gold Coast Airport is a domestic and international airport located in the southern Gold Coast. Also known as Coolangatta Airport, the Gold Coast Airport is situated in Coolangatta just 25km from famous Surfers Paradise and approximately one hour from Queensland's capital city Brisbane. The only airport in Australia to be in two different time zones at once, the runway of the Gold Coast airport begins in Coolangatta but actually stretched over the border and into New South Wales as well. Australia's sixth busiest passenger airport and eighth busiest in aircraft movements, the Gold Coast Airport is also Australia's third fastest growing airport.
After extensive redevelopment on its terminals, the Gold Coast Airport is home to a wide range of shopping and dining options including duty free shopping, currency exchange services, fashion and convenience retailers as well as a number of bars, cafes, restaurants and takeaways including beachculture, French Connection, Smiggle, Sunglass Hut, Travelex, Aromas, Blackstone Bar & Lounge, Hungry Jacks, Noodle Box, NRG Express, Rainbow Bay Ale House, Red Rooster, Sumo Salad, Velluto Espresso & Bar and many more. The Gold Coast Airport is also home to a convenient range of onsite parking with Australia's closest terminal parking. There are a total of 2,000 parking spaces spread across three car parks and short and long term stay options available with prices starting from just $15 a day.
There is also great range of accommodation near the Gold Coast Airport conveniently located just minutes from the terminals, including Oaks Calypso Plaza, Outrigger Twin Towns Resort, Points North Apartments, Mantra Coolangatta Beach and many more. The airport is just minutes from Coolangatta meaning you're just a short drive from a wide range of accommodation, shopping and dining options and are surrounded by the beautiful beach.