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Rockhampton Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Rockhampton 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 Rockhampton Airport.

What to Expect

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

Where to Sleep

  • The airport closes after the last flight. Sleeping here overnight is not possible.
  • 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. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

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Rockhampton 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 (ie. Qantas Club). 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: Ground Floor, beside Qantas check-in counter. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

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Airport Hotels

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

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

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Rockhampton Airport. Connect to the "Internode" network.

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

  • ATMs - 2 ATMs are located within the terminal.
  • Baggage Trolleys - Yes, at the front of the terminal at both the southern and northern ends and in all car parks. Rates: $1 or $2 dollar coin is accepted and refunded upon return of the trolley.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Children’s Area - Yes, at the northern end of the terminal adjacent to the Virgin check-in desk.
  • Conference Facilities – Three conference rooms are available for rent. The larger seats up to 60 people while the smaller rooms hold 14 or 16 people. Catering is available on request.
  • Disabled Services – There are dedicated handicap toilets in the arrivals and departures ends of the terminal. They are marked with brail and pictogram signs.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - The only shop is a RELAY newsagent store that sells newspapers, magazines, gift and some food and drink items. It is open from 5:30AM – 8:00PM daily.
  • Food & Drink - At the time of this writing, no 24-hour options are available. There is one café that is open daily from 5:30AM to 8:30PM. Vending machines (2 drinks only, 2 with snacks) can be found in the departures lounge and in the arrivals area (baggage claim).
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - 2 free charge bars are available, one opposite the Relay store and the other in the TV Quiet Area behind the Redi-ATM.
  • Nursing Room - Located at the northern end of the terminal adjacent to the children’s play area.
  • Post Office - Post box available near the short term car park.
  • Rest Zones - The airport advertises a TV Quiet Area.
  • Showers - Showers can be found at each end of the terminal near the toilet facilities. Rates are not known.
  • Smoking Area - Smoking is prohibited in the terminal or within 4 metres of the entrance 2 designated area are supplied, 1 in the departures end of the terminal in the garden area and the other in arrivals (baggage claim) before the taxi rank.

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Airport Hours

The airport is Open daily from 5:00AM to the last flight of the day.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Young Bus Service operates buses from the airport. Route no 20 connects the airport to the town centre as well as Capricorn coast. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the Young Bus Service website.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available at the airport. The following companies have offices in the airport terminal: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Redspot • Thrifty.


Taxis are available at the airport. There is a free taxi phone outside the terminal near the taxi rank. At the time of this January 2018 update, the 10 minute ride to the town centre will cost approximately $16.00.

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Last Updated: 10 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 .