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General Aviation

Below is detailed information regarding Sunshine Coast Airport operations. Should you require further information contact our Airport Management office on +61 1300 993 543 or the Airport Safety Officer on 0419 658 272. Further contact details regarding airport operations are detailed in  the Airservices Australia publication, En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA).

Runways

The existing Runway 18/36 is 1797m long and 30m wide and is suitable for aircraft up to B737/A320 size.

The new Runway 13/31, due to commence operation 21 May 2020, will be 2450m long and 45m wide and able to accommodate wide-body A330 and B787 aircraft.

Navigational Aids

The airport has a Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) visual navigational aid, plus Airservices Australia provide Non Directional Beacon (NDB) and VHF Omni Range (VOR) radio aids to pilots.

Air Traffic Control

The airport has a Control Tower which is owned and operated by Airservices Australia.  The tower operating hours are published in NOTAM.

Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting

A rescue and fire fighting service is provided for all airline flights by Airservices Australia.

Pilot Facilities

Further details of the facilities for pilots are contained in Airservices Australia publications;

  • En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA), and
  • Departure and Approach Paths-East (DAP-East).

Pilots should access this information through the Airservices Australia website and their Pilot Centre.

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