Whitsunday Coast Airport

Whitsunday Coast Airport is located just 30 minutes from Airlie Beach and only 12 kilometres south of Proserpine.  Our airport is the major aviation hub for the Whitsunday Region.

Whitsunday Coast Airport offers direct flights to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Rockhampton, currently being serviced by four commercial airlines: Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Skytrans. Bookings can be made direct via the airlines websites or through any booking office or accredited travel agent.  

Facilities are also available for private charter flights and light aircraft as well as freight operations. The Whitsunday Coast Airport also offer seamless transfers to the new Shute Harbour Marine Terminal.

For more information about the services at Whitsunday Coast Airport please call the Airport Reporting Officer on 0417 762 235

Arrivals and Departures

For flight information for arrivals and departures at the Whitsunday Coast Airport view the flight information on their website.

Flight Information


Time Parking Fee
0 - 45 minutes Free
45 minutes - 3 hours $6.00
3 - 7 hours $12.00
7 - 30 hours $23.00
Each 24 hours thereafter $21.00
Annual Corporate Parking Card $2,040.00

Disability Access Facilitation Plan

Whitsunday Coast Airport Disability Access Facilitation Plan - the primary purpose of the Disability Access Facilitation Plan is to advise passengers of the service measures taken to ensure access for passengers with disabilities.

Airfield Conditions of Entry Form for Pilots

Conditions for operation of ultralight and non VH registered aircraft at Whitsunday Coast Airport. 

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 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. 

Whitsunday Coast Airport Documents

Whitsunday Coast Airport Documents

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