Brand new names for two Gold Coast Airport cranes
The names ‘McCranium’ and ‘Straighty McStrong’ will adorn the Gold Coast Airport construction site for the next 18 months after two local primary school students won the chance to name the cranes at the airport’s southern terminal expansion.
Name the crane and win for your school
Gold Coast Airport and Lendlease are putting the call out to Year 3 students on the Gold Coast and Tweed to name the cranes at the airport’s southern terminal expansion.
Airport hotel reaches for the sky as bathrooms are craned in
Queensland builder Condev Construction is streamlining development of the Gold Coast Airport hotel by craning in pre-built bathroom pods.
Designed and constructed off site at Molendinar, the pre-fitted bathrooms are trucked down to the airport, arriving with plumbing, lighting and joinery completed.
Crane index on the rise as airport construction ramps up
The crane index has cranked up three places at the Gold Coast’s southern end this year thanks to development projects rolling out at Gold Coast Airport. Two nine-tonne tower cranes have been installed by leading construction company Lendlease over the past two weekends, as foundation works near completion and preparation for the next phase of construction gets underway.
Safety comes in all shapes and sizes at airport
From mental health workshops and yoga classes, to spot checks for speeding baggage tugs and debris on the airfield, a wide range of safety initiatives will be highlighted at Gold Coast Airport this week.
Air New Zealand goes for gold as GC-Auckland services grow
Travel between the Gold Coast and the Land of the Long White Cloud is set to become easier, with Air New Zealand adding more than 22,000 seats between Gold Coast Airport and Auckland.
From March 2020, Air New Zealand’s schedule between the Gold Coast and Auckland will increase to daily, and up to nine services per week during peak school holiday periods in April, July and October. The change equates to almost 100 additional flights, or an approximately 15 per cent increase in capacity compared to last year.
Introducing Ranji, our new therapy dog
Gold Coast Airport’s successful therapy dog program is expanding, with the adorable French Bulldog Ranji on site from this week.
Fun and games as airport gears up for holiday season
From circus activations to live music and special guest appearances by Goldie, our mascot, Gold Coast Airport is gearing up for a bumper school holiday period in the next few weeks.
Community groups benefit from airport grant
From breakfasts at Benowa to tennis at Terranora, community groups from across the Gold Coast and northern NSW have secured funding from the airport’s Community Benefit Fund.
Dishing up healthy options for discerning travellers
Keto pods and gluten-free vegan wraps are flying off the shelves of Gold Coast Airport food outlets, as more passengers opt for healthier dining options.