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Gladstone Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Gladstone Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

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 Gladstone Airport.

What to Expect

  • The small airport provides flights to Brisbane.

Where to Sleep

  • The airport is closes at night, so spending the night here is not possible. See Hours in the airport guide below.
  • 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 though none provide airport shuttle service. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Gladstone Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Gladstone Airport Information

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!

  • Qantas Club - Location: Airside, At the end of the terminal past Gate 3. Lounge Access: Qantas Club Membership.

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Gladstone Palms Motor Inn (formerly “Sundowner Motor Inn”) - 7 minutes from the airport. No airport shuttle available. » Check Rates
  • Gladstone Camelot Motel - (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle available. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotel deals in Gladstone on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available throughout the airport terminal.

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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: in both Departures and Arrivals. Note: All machines in the airport limit cash withdrawal to $300.
  • Baggage Trolleys - Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available. Rate: refundable deposit of AU$2.00.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - The airport services only domestic locations, meaning there is no duty-free. Unknown about additional shopping opportunities.
  • Food & Drink - The airport has two dining options: The Coffee Club (located in Departures) • Cafe Espresso (located in Arrivals).
  • Information Desk – Located in the arrivals terminals and open during the day.
  • 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 guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Smoking Area - Location: At the western end of the terminal.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open from 5:00AM - 8:30PM, or until last flight. (Mon-Sat). On Sunday, the airport does not open until 8:00AM. Airside does not open until 5:30AM (Mon-Sat) or 8:30AM (Sun).

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

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Buslink Route 502 links the airport to Stockland Shopping Centre in Kin Kora, along with Seaview Heights and Clinton Park. Buses stop outside of Departures.

Car Rentals

Car rental kiosks are found in the main terminal building. The following companies are located at the airport: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Thrifty.


Metered taxis are available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. A one-way trip between the airport and city center takes about 10 minutes.

Shared-Ride Shuttles

Shared-ride door-to-door shuttle service is available in the ground transportation area of the airport. Reservations are highly recommended.

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Last Updated: 02 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. 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/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .