Airports and Aerodromes


Whitsunday Coast Airport


The gateway to the Whitsundays, the Whitsunday Coast Airport is  located just 30 minutes from Airlie Beach and is only 12 kilometres south of Proserpine.

Whitsunday Coast Airport offers direct flights to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne currently being serviced by three commercial airlines; Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Tiger Air. Bookings can be made via the airlines' websites or through any booking office or accredited travel agent. 

Facilities are available for Private Charter Flights and light aircraft. Pilot information for Whitsunday Coast Airport please call the Reporting Officer number on 0417 762 235.

Whitsunday Coast Airport offers free Wi-Fi to visitors to the terminal and you can keep up to date with the  Airport news on our Facebook page.  Don't forget to check-in on our Facebook page while you are at the airport! 


Short Term and Long Term Parking

Time Parking Fee
First 60 mins Free
1 - 2 hours $5.00
2 - 3 hours $7.00
3 - 4 hours $9.00
5 hours $10.00
6 hours $11.00
7 - 30 hours $20.00
30hrs - 30 days $18.00 per 24hr period thereafter

Arrivals and Departures

For up to the minute flight information for arrivals and departures at the Whitsunday Coast Airport, view the flight information here.


Disability Access Facilitation Plan
Whitsunday Coast Airport Disability Access Facilitation Plan [PDF 199KB] - the primary purpose of the Disability Access Facilitation Plans is to advise passengers with disabilities of the service measures an airport will take to ensure access for passengers with disabilities.


Airfield Conditions of Entry Form for Pilots
Airfield Conditions of Entry form for Pilots [PDF 420KB] - Conditions for operation of ultralight and non VH registered aircraft at Whitsunday Coast Airport.


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Bowen Aerodrome
The Bowen aerodrome is located on the outskirts of the town of Bowen. The airstrip is mostly used as the base for Agricultural operations and other speciality aviation companies as well as a staging point for the Royal Flying Doctors Service. The main runway is sealed and the cross strip is gravel. All aircraft are most welcome.

Collinsville Aerodrome
Collinsville Aerodrome is located 6km from Collinsville. The aerodrome is available for Royal Flying Doctor Service evacuations and for mining charters to support operations within the region. There is a single gravel runway approximately 1400m long. 
 
Mount Coolon Aerodrome
Mount Coolon Aerodrome is a landing area for local traffic and emergency services located just west of the Mount Coolon Hotel.

Pilot information for Bowen, Collinsville and Mt Coolon Aerodromes and all operational enquiries please call the reporting number on
0407 672 404.

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