May 5, 2015

Gold Coast Airport Welcomes Direct China Flights

Gold Coast Airport is thrilled to confirm the commencement of direct services between Gold Coast and Wuhan in China, set to commence 29 September this year.


April 21, 2015

Instrument Landing System Development Plan

Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd and Airservices Australia are seeking feedback on the proposal to install an instrument landing system (ILS) to assist aircraft landing in low visibility conditions. This will reduce the number of flights that are unable to land at Gold Coast Airport in poor weather.

The ILS is subject to the approval of a Major Development Plan under the Airports Act 1996 and a draft plan is currently out for public consultation.

Please click here to download a copy of the draft Major Development Plan in its entirety.

Click here to download an information booklet about the ILS, its intended usage, flight paths and noise impact.

Click here to view a video created by Airservices Australia regarding an ILS at Gold Coast Airport.

The 60 business day public comment period for the ILS concludes 5pm 13th July 2015 and we welcome all feedback during this period. Comments must be received in writing by either of the following ways:

  • Using the online submission form. Click here to be directed to the submission form
  • Writing to the Chief Operating Officer, Gold Coast Airport, Locked Bag 5, Coolangatta QLD 4225

Please note that any submissions received after the closure of the public comment period cannot be taken into consideration.

Copies of the Major Development Plan will also be on display for viewing at the following libraries:

  • Broadbeach
  • Burleigh Heads
  • Burleigh Waters
  • Coolangatta
  • Elanora
  • Palm Beach
  • Southport
  • Kingscliff
  • Tweed Heads

As part of our stakeholder and community consultation process, Gold Coast Airport and Airservices invite the community to attend a community drop-in information session to talk to our staff and find out more information. Please note these sessions are to provide further information to the community who may be affected, they are not feedback sessions. All comments must be provided in writing. Sessions will be held at:

Miami Surf Life Saving Club
Tuesday 21, Thursday 23, Tuesday 28 April 2015

Fradgley Hall Burleigh Heads
Wednesday 22, Friday 24, Wednesday 29 April 2015

Mermaid Beach Surf Life Saving Club
Sunday 26 April 2015

Tugun Surf Life Saving Club
Monday 27 April 2015

Information is also available at or via 1800 760 466.

April 20, 2015

Gold Coast ILS Major Development Plan released for public comment

Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd has today released for public comment, its preliminary draft Major Development Plan (MDP) proposing the installation of an instrument landing system (ILS) at the airport.

Through the MDP, Gold Coast Airport and Airservices Australia are seeking feedback on the proposal to install an ILS for aircraft landing at the northern end of the main runway (Runway 14).



March 16, 2015

Gold Coast Airport Celebrates World Industry Award win

Gold Coast Airport is thrilled to announce an award win after being named the Best Regional Airport Australia/Pacific at the Skytrax World Airport Awards held in Paris on 11 April 2015.

The Skytrax World Airport Awards is held annually in conjunction with the World Airline Awards, and is a customer survey and airport awards process that is independent, impartial and global.


March 12, 2015

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