Gold Coast airport (OOL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Gold Coast Airport, also known as Coolangatta Airport and opened in 1939, has been one of Australia's fastest-growing airports in terms of passenger movements in recent years. It serves the Queensland and New South Wales regions, and operates domestic and international flights to New Zealand, Southeast Asia and Japan.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Annual passenger traffic: 5.7 million passengers went through it during 2022.

Tel: +61 755 891 100 - FACEBOOK

Information and tourism desk in the Domestic Arrivals area, next to passenger screening.


The airport is located in the suburb of Bilinga, adjacent to the town of Coolangatta, 25 km (16 miles) south of Surfers Paradise and 100 km (62 miles) south of Brisbane.

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Accommodation near Gold Coast airport (OOL)

Some of the nearby accommodations have free shuttle bus services for their guests.

Rydges Gold Coast Airport (0.3 km/0.2 miles)
La Costa Beachside Motel (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Pacific Place Apartments (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Gold Coast Airport Motel (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Coolangatta YHA Backpackers (0.6 km/0.4 miles)


  Booking accommodation

Car rental agencies

The car rental offices are located in front of the Arrivals Hall.

  1. Avis (Tel +61 136 333 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  2. Budget (Tel +61 132 727 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  3. Enterprise (Tel +61 1300 035 807 - 7:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  4. Europcar (Tel +61 1300 131 390 - 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)
  5. Hertz (Tel +61 755 996 590 - 6:00 am to 10:30 pm)
  6. Sixt (Tel +61 137 498 - 6:00 am to 10:30 pm)

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Parking services at Gold Coast airport (OOL)

There are several fully automated car parks available 24 hours a day, plus a passenger drop-off and pick-up area in front of the terminal. More information: Tel +61 755 369 573. Tariffs

Premium Covered Parking - Indoor parking, connected to the terminal by a covered walkway.
Terminal Parking - Short and long stay spaces in front of the main building. 10 minutes of complimentary parking.
Budget Parking - Economy area with covered and open-air spaces, 5-10 min. from the terminal.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include reserved spaces in the short-stay car park, adapted toilets, Braille signage and wheelchairs. Should you require special assistance, contact your airline in advance of your arrival.

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Latest updates: September 18, 2023