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OOL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: OOL / YBCG
Airport Name: Gold Coast Airport
Location: Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 28°9'53"S by 153°30'17"E
Area Served: Gold Coast, Queensland
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 21 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Gold Coast Airport (OOL):

  • Gold Coast Airport handled 5,261,773 passengers last year.
  • On 30 March 2011 Gold Coast Airport was named the Best Regional Airport Asia/Pacific and was awarded the staff Service Excellence Australia/Pacific award at the Skytrax World Airport Awards in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Gold Coast Airport (OOL) has 2 runways.
  • On 1 January 1988 the airport ownership was transferred from the government to the Federal Airports Corporation.
  • The furthest airport from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is La Palma Airport (SPC), which is located 11,905 miles (19,159 kilometers) away in La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain.
  • In 1990 the airport welcomed its first international charter service from New Zealand, and by 1999 Air New Zealand low-cost subsidiary Freedom Air started scheduled no-frills service from Hamilton, New Zealand with Boeing 737s.
  • The closest airport to Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK), which is located 46 miles (75 kilometers) S of OOL.
  • Because of Gold Coast Airport's relatively low elevation of 21 feet, planes can take off or land at Gold Coast Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The final runway was confirmed as 2,492 m long in 2007, as says the plaque and photos of 2006 runway length of 2042m compared to the 2007 runway length of 2,492m on the left wall of the arrivals southern exit.

Map of Nearest Airports from Gold Coast Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Gold Coast Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
146.31 miles (74.52 km) SBallina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)Ballina, New South Wales, AustraliaView Ballina Byron Gateway Airport on a map Set BNK as destination Airport Get more information about Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
248.17 miles (77.52 km) SSWLismore Airport (LSY)Lismore, New South Wales, AustraliaView Lismore Airport on a map Set LSY as destination Airport Get more information about Lismore Airport
358.95 miles (94.88 km) NNWBrisbane Airport (BNE)Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaView Brisbane Airport on a map Set BNE as destination Airport Get more information about Brisbane Airport
464.35 miles (103.56 km) SEvans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH)Evans Head, New South Wales, AustraliaView Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome on a map Set EVH as destination Airport Get more information about Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome
597.34 miles (156.65 km) NNWCaloundra Airport (CUD)Caloundra, Queensland, AustraliaView Caloundra Airport on a map Set CUD as destination Airport Get more information about Caloundra Airport
6110.84 miles (178.38 km) NNWSunshine-Coast-Airport (MCY)Marcoola, Queensland, AustraliaView Sunshine-Coast-Airport on a map Set MCY as destination Airport Get more information about Sunshine-Coast-Airport
7113.88 miles (183.28 km) SSWClarence Valley Regional Airport (GFN)Grafton, New South Wales, AustraliaView Clarence Valley Regional Airport on a map Set GFN as destination Airport Get more information about Clarence Valley Regional Airport
8126.42 miles (203.45 km) WSWStanthorpe Airport (SNH)Stanthorpe, Queensland, AustraliaView Stanthorpe Airport on a map Set SNH as destination Airport Get more information about Stanthorpe Airport
9139.06 miles (223.80 km) NNWGympie Airport (GYP)Gympie, Queensland, AustraliaView Gympie Airport on a map Set GYP as destination Airport Get more information about Gympie Airport
10149.69 miles (240.90 km) NWKingaroy Airport (KGY)Kingaroy, Queensland, AustraliaView Kingaroy Airport on a map Set KGY as destination Airport Get more information about Kingaroy Airport
11150.73 miles (242.57 km) SCoffs Harbour Airport (CFS)Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, AustraliaView Coffs Harbour Airport on a map Set CFS as destination Airport Get more information about Coffs Harbour Airport
12151.43 miles (243.71 km) SWGlen Innes Airport (GLI)Glen Innes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Glen Innes Airport on a map Set GLI as destination Airport Get more information about Glen Innes Airport
13185.79 miles (299.00 km) SWInverell Airport (IVR)Inverell, New South Wales, AustraliaView Inverell Airport on a map Set IVR as destination Airport Get more information about Inverell Airport
14189.57 miles (305.09 km) NNWMaryborough Airport (MBH)Maryborough, Queensland, AustraliaView Maryborough Airport on a map Set MBH as destination Airport Get more information about Maryborough Airport
15195.22 miles (314.17 km) WGoondiwindi Airport (GOO)Goondiwindi, Queensland, AustraliaView Goondiwindi Airport on a map Set GOO as destination Airport Get more information about Goondiwindi Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Gold Coast Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Gold Coast Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,904.78 miles (19,158.83 km) WLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
211,871.22 miles (19,104.83 km) WLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
311,832.17 miles (19,041.98 km) WTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
411,823.32 miles (19,027.74 km) NSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
511,819.05 miles (19,020.87 km) WTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
611,779.16 miles (18,956.68 km) WNWMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
711,773.49 miles (18,947.55 km) NJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
811,759.48 miles (18,924.99 km) WGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport
911,745.36 miles (18,902.27 km) WNWPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1011,712.55 miles (18,849.48 km) WNWDakhla Airport (VIL)Dakhla, Western SaharaView Dakhla Airport on a map Set VIL as destination Airport Get more information about Dakhla Airport
1111,710.28 miles (18,845.82 km) NPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
1211,710.01 miles (18,845.39 km) NHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
1311,703.82 miles (18,835.43 km) NLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
1411,676.68 miles (18,791.75 km) NGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
1511,674.15 miles (18,787.68 km) NAgostinho Neto Airport (NTO)Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape VerdeView Agostinho Neto Airport on a map Set NTO as destination Airport Get more information about Agostinho Neto Airport