🎉 Today we celebrated the launch of our GC2018 Airport Lounge. Themed to reflect the Gold Coast’s iconic beaches and relaxed lifestyle, the space offers Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes, officials, sponsors and accredited media a space to unwind and be entertained by local musicians, as they arrive and depart the Gold Coast. 🎉

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✈️⚠️ Don’t be late to your gate! There will be impacts to local roads and traffic around the Coolangatta region for the Queen’s Baton Relay and GC2018 Beach Volleyball events. The M1 will also be busier than usual. If you are heading to the airport around Games time, be sure to take a look at or and start your journey preparation now. ⚠️✈️

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GC2018 Airport Lounge Fly-through
🏆 To celebrate 200 days to go until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games we're throwing back to when we first joined the #GC2018 sponsor family! #SHARETHEDREAM 🏆

Have you always wanted to explore the Great Barrier Reef? Take a trip to Cairns from Gold Coast Airport and enjoy some snorkelling and scuba diving where you'll be able to witness the spectacular marine life. Fly direct from Gold Coast Airport to Cairns with Jetstar and start experiencing the Great Barrier Reef: #goldcoastairport

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Time for a holiday? The JETGO Gold Coast sale is on now! Fly from Gold Coast Airport to Townsville with JETGO from $210*: *Conditions apply. #goldcoastairport

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No Easter plans as yet? Why not fly to Bali from Gold Coast Airport with AirAsia? Your four-day weekend just got a whole lot more fun! Get booking: #goldcoastairport

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School holidays are fast approaching! Have you booked your family getaway? Fly direct from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney with Virgin Australia and enjoy all that the city has to offer: #goldcoastairport

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Are you planning on escaping winter on the Gold Coast? Why not plan a trip to L.A. in June and enjoy summer on the West Coast? Fly from Gold Coast Airport to Los Angeles with Air New Zealand and enjoy summer all year long: #goldcoastairport

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Virgin Australia Happy Hour Sale. Don't miss out! Fly from Gold Coast Airport to destinations across Australia. Find out more:
*Terms and Conditions apply. See Virgin Australia for selected travel dates. Sale ends 11:00pm AEDT 8 March, 2018. #goldcoastairport

Be quick - our Happy Hour sale ends at 11pm AEST! Find great deals and save with flight specials, holiday packages, car hire and much more.

Famous for a vibrant creative culture fuelled by great food, wine, craft beer, coffee and events, Wellington is a cosmopolitan city with an energetic personality. Fly from Gold Coast Airport to Wellington with Jetstar from only $169* and find out why Wellington is so unique: *One-way, excludes checked baggage. Not available on all flights or days, conditions apply. #goldcoastairport

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Did you catch a glimpse of the Alpha Jets which were based out of the Gold Coast for a few weeks recently? 🚀 Share your pics in the comments below! 📸:

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AirAsia's Mega Sale is back! With over 130 destinations to choose from, you'll be set for your next holiday! Get in quick and start booking: #goldcoastairport

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That's nuts! The below items helped fuel the airport’s 6.5 million-plus passengers last year... Did you contribute to these whopping figures?

🥜 2.2 tonnes of macadamia nuts
🍟 95,000 kilograms of hot chips
🍬 81,000 packets of chewing gum...
💧 25,000 litres of bottled water
15,000 kilograms of coffee beans

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🎶 Somewhereee over the runway... ✈️🌈

📷 Courtesy of our Workplace Safety Officer Jenna, from earlier this month.

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Get set for the Games and plan your journey now! 🚗✈️

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Get Set for the Games

Going to the Commonwealth Games? The dedicated GC2018 Journey Planner has launched! It includes all the Games time info you need such as access to the GC2018 Pa...rk 'n' Ride booking system, and multiple transport mode options including Games shuttle buses, public transport, self-drive to Park 'n' Ride locations, plus walking and cycling routes. Download GC2018 App or visit

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#ThrowbackThursday to last week's airside view ☁️👌🏽! Captured by one of our Workplace Safety Officers 📸✈️

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