Sleeping in Airports

Emerald Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Emerald Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Emerald Airport.

What to Expect

  • The small airport has been renovated recently, and provides flights to a few regional domestic destinations.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport, and some provide airport shuttle service. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Emerald Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Mayfair Motel – (5 minutes from the airport) This is the closest hotel to the airport. No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Emerald Explorers Inn – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available. » Check Rates
  • Route 66 Motor Inn – (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Emerald Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Emerald Airport for a fee. At the time of this update, credit card is the accepted form of payment.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – Baby Change Facilities are located in the terminal.

Food & Drinks – The airport has a kiosk that provides light refreshments.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open Monday – Friday, from 5:30AM until last flight departure, usually around 8:00PM. On weekends, hours of operation are minimal due to limited flight service.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Emerald airport is served by the following airlines: Qantas • Virgin Australia.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available in the main terminal building. Companies represented here are: Avis • Budget • Hertz • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service to their guests either for a fee or as a courtesy. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Emerald Explorers Inn   •   Route 66 Motor Inn.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.