The Sunshine Coast Airport is located in Marcoola on the Queensland Sunshine Coast, just over an hour north of the state capital Brisbane. Just 10km north of Maroochydore, the Sunshine Coast Airport was formally known as the Maroochydore Airport and is renowned as the gateway to Caloundra, Mooloolaba and Noosa. The Sunshine Coast Airport is the region's principal airport and the only airport in the region with the ability to service jet aircraft. The airport is serviced by Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, SEAIR Pacific and Skytrans. Flights from Mackay Airport include Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Lady Elliot Island, Clermont and Moranbah.
Sunshine Coast Airport is home to a wide range of public amenities for your travelling convenience including ATMs, postal services, baggage trolleys, internet access, public toilets and parents rooms, public phones, a visitor information centre, designated smoking areas and disability access. The airport is also home to a number of shopping and dining options including News Travels, a news agency come convenience store stocking everything from newspapers, magazines and books to cold drinks, snacks, gifts, souvenirs and apparel. Ripcurl offers surfwear and accessories including swimwear, watches, bags, footwear and eyewear while The Jewellery Lounge offers a first class range of accessories, watches, fashion handbags and of course jewellery.
Houston Espresso offers coffee and cake on the go while Velluto Café serves award-winning freshly brewed coffee, focaccias, sandwiches, sweets and hearty breakfasts. SumoSalad is ideal for healthy food on the go and offers a fresh and delicious range of juices, yoghurt, soups, toasties, salads, wraps and rolls. The Glass House Bar offers something a little more substantial including pub-style meals, cold beer and wine by the glass. The Sunshine Coast Airport is also home to a convenient range of car hire companies, taxis, public transport and parking options.