Coronavirus (COVID-19) Airport Update

For the latest information on COVID-19 from Queensland Health, including travel requirements for entering Queensland, please click here.


For any updates regarding flights in and out of Sunshine Coast Airport, please contact your airline directly. A full list of airline contacts can be found on our website here.


For information relating to how Sunshine Coast Airport is operating a COVID Safe environment, and for FAQs, please refer to the information outlined toward the bottom of this page.


All passengers travelling to or from our airport in a taxi, limousine or ride share mode of transport are required to use the Check In Qld app.

Our priority is the health and wellbeing of our people and passengers. While masks are no longer required to be worn inside our terminal, masks are still required to be worn on flights. Please ensure you bring one with you.

We’re also taking extra precautions to protect against the spread of COVID-19, such as additional cleaning, hand sanitising stations and ensuring social distancing measures are in place.

For information regarding flights, bookings and onboard travel safe information please contact your airline directly.

We recommend staying up to date with the latest information about the spread of COVID-19 as well as what you can do to protect yourself. If you suspect you may have Coronavirus or may have had close contact with a person who has, contact the Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 or go to


Frequently Asked Questions

You will notice some changes next time you fly.

Airlines and airports have worked together on a set of protocols to minimise the risks of COVID-19 at each stage of your journey. We want you to travel with confidence, and we all have a role to play in that. Here’s how you can Travel COVID Safe.


Do I need to complete an online travel declaration before arriving?

Interstate arrivals no longer need to complete a travel declaration to enter Queensland. The latest information for people travelling into Queensland can be found on the Queensland Government website here: Travelling to Queensland | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (

What travel safe measures are in place at the airport?

Sunshine Coast Airport is following strict industry-approved guidelines to ensure you travel safe. These measures include the encouragement to wear masks, additional cleaning and hygiene stations throughout the terminal. There is additional signage in place and regular announcements to remind passengers to practice social distancing. 

What's the latest advice for overseas travellers?

You can find the latest Australian government health advice for travellers here.

What COVID-safe procedures can I take to prepare for my flight?

There are measures you can take before you arrive at the airport to ensure you travel safe:

– Make sure you have your own face mask to wear on your flight. Masks are no longer mandatory in the terminal, but are still required to be worn on flights.
– Don’t travel if unwell
– Book your parking online and in advance
– Allow extra time for arriving and processing at the airport.

What distancing measures will be in place while I'm flying?

Individual airlines have onboard health and safety measures in place to ensure you travel safe. You can find more information for each airline here:



Virgin Australia

Alliance Airlines


Air New Zealand

Do I need to wear a face mask?

It is mandatory to wear a face mask on all domestic flights. It is no longer mandatory to wear a mask inside our terminal. Please ensure you have your own mask on arrival at the airport.

What if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 following my flight?

States and territories are publishing details of flights if a person diagnosed with COVID-19 was on board. You can find this information at

How will you advise passengers about social distancing?

We have signage in place across the terminal and on digital screens to remind passengers to practice social distancing . We will also be making regular announcements over our public address system.

Are any shops open in the terminal?

All retailers at Sunshine Coast Airport are open for business. In departures, these include Swell Café, Sumo Salad, The Glasshouse Bar, Sushi Sushi, News Travels and Rip Curl.

Where can I find information about Queensland border restrictions?

You can find information on current Queensland border restrictions at

Travel Information and Advice

You can find more travel information on border restrictions at Queensland Health.

You can find the latest COVID-19 information at Queensland Health including support information and resources.

Please note you must avoid air travel if you are unwell.

For information on international travel, find out more at Australian Border Force or Smart Traveller

For up to date flight and booking information contact your airline directly. Contact details are here

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