Piling works prepare airport site for aerobridges
Preparation work for aerobridges at Gold Coast Airport is underway, with a low impact piling system working hard to prepare the ground for the new infrastructure
Airport funding puts eyes in the sky
Surf lifesavers patrolling the incident-prone NSW far north coast will now have eyes in the sky after two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were put on duty.
The UAVs were purchased through a new partnership between Cudgen Headland Surf Life Saving Club and Gold Coast Airport.
Queensland X-Ray takes off with new airport practice
State-of-the-art medical imaging – including MRI, CT, ultrasound and mammography services – are now available on the southern Gold Coast following the opening of a new Queensland X-Ray practice at Airport Central.
Queensland X-Ray has taken out a long-term lease in part of the newly refurbished Airport Central building fronting the Gold Coast Highway and Terminal Drive, officially opening the practice on July 31.
Sustainability-linked loans first of kind for Australian airport
Accomplished airport operator Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has secured financing for the Gold Coast Airport redevelopment, with $100 million of the funds in the form of sustainability-linked loans.
The loans from Commonwealth Bank and Westpac – based on carbon accreditation through the Airports Council International program and a reduction in carbon emissions – are the first of their kind to be taken out by an Australian airport.
Southern terminal expansion takes off
Foundation works for the southern terminal expansion will begin this week, representing the next exciting step in the delivery of the Gold Coast Airport redevelopment.
The landmark project will double the footprint of the existing terminal, delivering aerobridges, additional retail space and new departure lounge, baggage handling and border control facilities.
All aboard with Tweed Seagulls Women's team
Tweed Seagulls Women’s Rugby League team will close out the season on a high, with naming rights sponsor Gold Coast Airport extending its partnership with the club by two years.
Ambling turtle brings some excitement to airport operations
The recent wet weather has brought out more than just the brollies and gumboots, with a turtle bringing extra excitement to operations at Gold Coast Airport.
Airport ambassadors embrace the race
Gold Coast Airport’s volunteer ambassadors have jumped behind the company’s longest-standing partnership, with a 30-strong group gearing up to compete in the 5.7km Gold Coast Airport Fun Run at this year's Gold Coast Marathon.
Airport hotel ready for take-off
More than 330 trucks delivered about 2,050 cubic metres of concrete – or enough to fill 200,000 suitcases – on the first two Saturdays of June.
Completion of the 3,000sq m concrete slab marked an important milestone for the project and paves the way for the hotel to come out of the ground.
Cooly Rocks On descends on Coast
Parking spaces usually reserved for A320s and 737s were taken up by a vintage car and hot rod this week, to mark Australia’s favourite rock ’n’ roll festival arriving on the Gold Coast.