Kalgoorlie Airport, also known as the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport, is an airport located in the town of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. A major hub for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) services, the airport is the gateway to the region's booming mining industry. Located approximately 6km from the Kalgoorlie city centre, the airport is Australia's 21st busiest, handling around 259,958 passengers annually. The Kalgoorlie Airport caters for aircrafts of all sizes and features two runways. The main Runway 11/29 measures 2000m x 45m while the second Runway 18/36 measures just 1200m x 18m.
Aside from commercial airlines, the Kalgoorlie Airport is also used by Goldfields Air Services to conduct flight lessons and charters as well as the Royal Flying Doctors Service which provides medical assistance residents of the region, flying patients with major injuries to Perth for treatment. A number of Australian air carriers also operate commercial flights from the airport including Alliance Airlines who offer flights to Perth, Qantas who also offer flights to Perth, QantasLink who operates flights to Adelaide and Perth with Cobham, Virgin Australia Regional Airlines who operate flights to Perth and Melbourne and Skywest who also operate flights to Melbourne and Perth.
Kalgoorlie Airport's main terminal is home to a variety of services, facilities and public amenities including toilets and parent's rooms, ATMs, public phones, check-in counters, complimentary WiFi internet access within the terminal and Angie's Bar and Kiosk, offering tea, coffee, cold drinks and light refreshments for passengers and staff. The kiosk opens 45 minutes prior to the arrival of each scheduled flight and remains open until 30 minutes after each scheduled departure. The airport is also home to a number of car hire companies including Hertz, Thrifty, Alamo, Europcar, Budget, Avis, Honk and Auto Europe for a fast and easy way to get around Kalgoorlie.
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