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Emerald Airport

Council owns and operates Emerald Airport, located 6 km south of Emerald’s town centre. The airport is serviced by Qantas and Virgin Australia.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – there are changes to the parking and drop-off of passengers for the next few months from July through until early 2021. All short-term parking will be at the long-term carpark and a shuttle service is available to the terminal for people who are mobility impaired. Follow the directional signage on site.

Please allow about 15 minutes of extra time to your travel plans to ensure you make your flight on time.

  • Flights

    For the latest information on flights please visit the respective airline’s website and enter your flight number:

  • Short-term parking

    The short-term car park at the Emerald Airport is now closed while upgrades are being completed. All parking will be directed to the long-term car park and a shuttle service is available to take passengers to the terminal. Please see the frequently asked questions below for more information.

    Payment can be made by cash or credit card (Visa or Mastercard) at one of two automatic payment machines located on site.

    Please see council’s fees and charges schedule for current fees.

  • Long-term parking

    The long-term car park is located on the south eastern side of the airport.

    Payment can be made by cash or credit card (Visa or Mastercard) at the automatic payment machine located at the long term car park.

    Please see council’s fees and charges schedule for current fees.

  • General aviation

    A general aviation parking apron is available in Emerald with lighting and aircraft tie down facilities.

    Aviation fuel is available from Shell Aviation, they can be contacted on 4987 5576 or 0418 608 866.

    To contact the Airport Reporting Officer call 0408 194 913.

  • Contact is

    General enquiries

    P | 1300 242 686

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    For all information regarding flight times including arrivals, departures, delays, cancellations and lost onboard personal items please contact the relevant airline:

    Virgin Australia – 13 67 89

    Qantas Airways – 13 13 13


    For short and long term car parking enquires please contact Emerald Airport Administration Officer during office hours (Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 5.00 pm)

    P | 07 4980 4942


    For after-hours enquiries about general aviation parking or other aircraft matters please contact the Airport Reporting Officer on:

    M | 0408 194 913


    For business-only opportunities, property leases and rentals please contact Manager Airport on:

    P | 07 4980 4949

    M | 0419 933 597


    For all urgent after-hours enquiries please contact the Duty Airport Reporting Officer on;

    P | 0408 194 913

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