The Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project has today taken an important step forward with Council agreeing to submit the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to State and Federal agencies for review. Mayor Mark Jamieson said the Queensland Coordinator-General and the Commonwealth Department of Environment would now undertake adequacy checks against the Terms of Reference for […]
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Sunshine Coast Airport finished 2013 on a high with an increase in December traffic of 16%, and healthy increases of 9% in passengers and 10% in seat capacity for the year. Sunshine Coast Council’s Aviation Portfolio Councillor Stephen Robinson said the growth in passenger numbers shows a strong recovery for the airport and the destination […]
Sunshine Coast Council, in partnership with Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast, recently engaged KPMG Demographics led by Bernard Salt to explore the Long Distance Commuter Workforce (LDC) based at the Sunshine Coast. “Sunshine Coast Airport has previously undertaken a number of surveys that indicated there was strong demand for flights north from the Sunshine Coast,” […]
The Sunshine Coast Airport’s new aerospace precinct has launched with Machjet International cementing its tenancy today and new economic opportunities taking off in a way not previously possible. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney turned the first sod at the Marcoola airport site today and said the airport expansion […]
Sunshine Coast Airport has become the third major airport in Australia – and the first in Queensland – to be internationally recognised for mapping its carbon footprint and committing to reduce its carbon emissions. Our airport now ranks alongside the likes of London City Airport, Singapore Changi Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport, Barcelona-El Prat Airport […]
Sunshine Coast Airport, along with Queensland Police, Airservices Australia and other emergency services participated in a multi-agency training Exercise ‘Duck Dive’ at Marcoola today (27 August). The Queensland Police Service lead the exercise which was held offshore from the Marcoola Surf Club. The scenario around which Exercise ‘Duck Dive’ is constructed is where an aircraft, carrying around 30 […]
Tiger Airways Flight TT252 touched down on the Sunshine Coast today, beginning a regular route from Melbourne bringing Victorian visitors to the region over the next 12 months. Marketing and Brand Director of Sunshine Coast Destination Ltd (SCDL), Veronica Rainbird warmly welcomed the four weekly flights. “Victoria and Melbourne are key interstate markets for the […]
It is becoming increasingly clear that Sunshine Coast Airport is impressing its passengers and industry colleagues alike.
Steve Padgett, Managing Director of the Aeromil Group of Companies, announced a local pilot scholarship program during the official opening of the new Flight Options Flight Training Centre on Tuesday.