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Sunshine Coast Airport

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Sunshine Coast Airport is just north of Maroochydore and about 25 minutes drive along the coast to Noosa in the north and about the same to Caloundra at the southern end of the coast. Sunshine Coast airport is located at Friendship Avenue, Marcoola (07 5453 1500)

Sunshine Coast Airport

Sunshine Coast Airlines
Jetstar fly direct daily to both Sydney and Melbourne. Virgin Blue fly from both Melbourne and Sydney and use a Boeing 737. The journey time form Sydney to the Sunshine Coast is about 1.5 hours and from Melbourne 2.5 hours. Tiger Airways is a low cost airline that flys to the Sunshine Coast.


Check in
Check in is easy and the desks are at the left hand side of the terminal and open two hours before departure. Dropping off is allowed at the terminal and a limit of two minutes given. Paid car parking is available in the car park that is very close to the terminal. The departure lounge is open 50 minutes prior to departure.


Sunshine Coast airport terminal facilities
There is an ATM near the security screening area. A kiosk sells refreshments and newspapers and some gifts. The arrivals and departure lounge has large screen TVs and an outdoor setting area. It is all very relaxed and comfortable. A post box is located in the Piazza area. Shopping is possible at the Gift Hangar with souvenirs, jewellery and other interesting items. A Telstra public phone is available.


Tourist information
Maroochy Tourism run a tourist information desk in the arrival hall near the luggage carousel.


Sunshine Coast airport car hire
Car hire desks are available and can all be pre booked at the best rates and paid for at the desk. Click here for the best car hire rates for Sunshine Coast airport. Just choose Maroochydore APO on the drop down menu.


Sunshine Coast taxis
Taxis are available and operated by Suncoast cabs (07 5451 7500)


Sunshine Coast airport transfers
Henry's and Sun-air operate a transfer service to all locations on the Sunshine Coast.


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