The Central Highlands Regional Council owns and operates the Emerald Airport which is located 6km south of the Emerald town centre.
The region is serviced by two commercial airlines:
These services fly in and out of Emerald regularly, with over 50 services per week.
For flight information, please phone Qantas on 13 12 23, or Virgin Australia on 13 67 89,
or visit their websites via the links above
Fees and charges for the Emerald airport.
Council also operates airstrips in the following towns:
EMERALD AIRPORT SECURITY
Since 1 May 2012 Airline passengers departing from the Emerald Airport undergo security screening. The implementation of Security Screening at Emerald Airport requires that all passengers arrive at the Emerald Airport in sufficient time to undergo the procedures and ensure their flights depart on time.
To view full details on the Emerald Airport Security Implementation, please contact Council on 1300 242 686.
EMERALD AIRPORT FACILITIES
Short Term Car Park
Located directly in front of the terminal building, the public car park provides quick easy access to the terminal, with disabled car parking available.
There is no charge for the first 1 hour use of the short term car park. Payment can be made by cash or credit card (visa or mastercard) at one of the two automatic payment machines located on site. Spaces cannot be booked for the public car park.
|Short Term Car Park Fees|
|Each Additional Hour||$2.00|
|24 Hour Charge (Maximum)||$10.00|
Long Term Car Park
Council recently opened a long-term car park on a temporary basis at Emerald Airport. This temporary car park added an additional 104 spaces to the existing car park, while planning and construction continues on a permanent long-term car parking area for the airport.
The long term car park is located on the South Eastern side of the airport, go past the short term and the boom gate is on your left hand side.
|Long Term Car Park Fees|
|Each additional day||$5-|
The Emerald Airport has a kiosk facility that provides light refreshments for passengers and visitors.
The following rental car companies currently operate from the Emerald Airport:
|Avis Rent A Car||Ph 4982 2333||www.avis.com.au|
|Budget||Ph 4982 1767||www.budget.com.au|
|Thrifty||Ph 4982 4744||www.thrifty.com.au|
|Hertz||Ph 4982 0693||www.hertz.com.au|
|Europcar||Ph 4987 7744||Europcar Emerald Airport|
|OAQ||Ph 4987 4414||www.oaqhire.com.au|
Aviation fuel is available from Shell Aviation Ph 4987 5576 or 0418 608 866.
A General Aviation parking apron is available with lighting and aircraft tie down facilities.
There are also a number of airstrips in the Central Highlands Region that Council also operates for light aircraft landings - all officially classified as ALA "Aeroplane Landing Areas" - which are located in the following towns:
Capella - The Capella airstrip is located approx 2km west south west from the town centre.
Dingo - The Dingo airstrip is located 1.0 km south south east from the township.
Duaringa - The Duaringa airstrip is located 1km south of the township.
Rolleston - The Rolleston aerodrome is located approx .5 km south west from the town centre.
Springsure - The Springsure aerodrome is located approx 1km south from the town centre.
**The suitability of these airstrips is not guaranteed. Pilot use at own risk.
Your feedback is important to us, for comments on our airport please complete and return the Customer Feedback Form.
Shoaib Kazmi, Airport Operations Controller
Phone 4980 4941 / 0407 331 542 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Airport Reporting Officer - Phone 0408 194 913
John Hooper, Manager Business Unit - Phone 4982 8303