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 is the Whitsunday Coast Airport.
The airport is serviced by regular daily flights aboard wide-bodied jet aircraft including B737 & A320 type aircraft.
Jetstar and Virgin Australia provide a direct flight to & from Brisbane and connections to southern ports e.g. Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne) are also available through Brisbane to the Whitsundays. Tiger Airways will commence a direct flight service to Sydney from 1 April 2014.
Bookings can be made via the airlines' websites or through any booking office or accredited travel agent.
For up to the minute flight information for arrivals and departures at the Whitsunday Coast Airport, view the Flight Information Display.
The first half hour is free and there is a maximum of $15 up to 24 hours.
A full schedule of fees is as follows:
|First half hour free|
|31 Minutes to 1 hour||$2.00|
|1 - 2 hours||$4.00|
|2 - 3 hours||$6.00|
|3 - 4 hours||$9.00|
|7 - 24 hours||$16.00|
|2 - 30 days||$14.00 p/day|
**Charges recommence per 30 day period.
Whitsunday Coast Airport Disability Plan
Whitsunday Coast Airport Disability Plan - 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 - Conditions for operation of ultralight and non VH registered aircraft at Whitsunday Coast Airport.
The Bowen aerodrome is located on the outskirts of the town. 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 is located approximately 6km to the south of town and is mainly used to fly people in and out to the mines. There is a single gravel runway approximately 1400m long.