Airports and Aerodromes

Whitsunday Coast Airport
 

Located ten minutes drive from the rural centre of Proserpine and thirty minutes drive from the popular mainland beach resort town of Airlie Beach. 
 
Whitsunday Coast Airport is currently serviced by three commercial airlines Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Tiger Air.
 
Jetstar provides direct daily flights to and from Brisbane and direct flights to and from Melbourne three days a week. Virgin Australia provides two direct daily flights to and from Brisbane on weekdays and one direct flight on weekends. Tiger Air provides direct flights to and from Sydney on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 

Commencing in March 2017, Tiger Air will be flying four weekly return services between Whitsunday Coast and Brisbane and adding two extra services to their direct Sydney route to fly six weekly return services.
 
Bookings can be made via the airlines' websites or through any booking office or accredited travel agent. 

Whitsunday Coast Airport offers free Wi-Fi to visitors to the terminal and you can keep up to date with the  Airport news on our Facebook page.  Don't forget to check-in on our Facebook page while you are at the airport! 
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ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES
For up to the minute flight information for arrivals and departures at the Whitsunday Coast Airport, view the flight information here.
   
Short Term and Long Term Car Parking
Time Parking Fee
First 60 mins Free
1 - 2 hours $ 5.00
2 - 3 hours $ 7.00
3 - 4 hours $ 9.00
5 hours $10.00
6 hours $11.00
7 - 24 hours $17.00
2 - 30 days $15.00 per day
Disability access facilitation Plan 
Whitsunday Coast Airport Disability Access Facilitation Plan [PDF 199KB] - the primary purpose of the Disability Access Facilitation Plans is to advise passengers with disabilities of the service measures an airport will take to ensure access for passengers with disabilities.

Airfield Conditions of Entry form for Pilots
Airfield Conditions of Entry form for Pilots [PDF 420KB] - Conditions for operation of ultralight and non VH registered aircraft at Whitsunday Coast Airport.
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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. The main runway is sealed and the cross strip is gravel. All aircraft are most welcome.

Collinsville Aerodrome
Collinsville Aerodrome is located approximately 6km to the south of the town of Collinsville and is mainly used to fly people in and out to the mines. There is a single gravel runway approximately 1400m long. 
 
Information for pilots on Collinsville Aerodrome can be found in En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA). For operational enquiries please call the reporting number on 0417 762 235.

Mount Coolon Aerodrome
Mount Coolon Aerodrome is a landing area for local traffic and emergency services located just west of the Mount Coolon Hotel.

For more information please contact Customer Service.
  1. P  07 4945 0200
    Email  info@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

    CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES
    67 Herbert Street, Bowen
    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
    52 Main Street, Proserpine
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