Media releases

Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd Purchase Airport Central Building

 Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) owned Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd (GCAPL) this week finalised the successful purchase of the Airport Central precinct at Gold Coast Airport.

Queensland Airports Limited Announces New Chairman

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has announced the appointment of Annabelle Chaplain as the Chairman of its Board of Directors.

Queensland Airports Limited Chairman Bows Out After 15 Years

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has announced that its Chairman Mr Jim Tolhurst will conclude his fifteen year role with QAL and the QAL Group of companies on 31 December 2013. Mr Tolhurst is the inaugural Chairman of the QAL Group having held the position since its formation with the privatisation of Gold Coast Airport in 1998.

Queensland Airports Proudly Presents Queensland Tourism Awards

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is proud to support the state’s tourism industry¬†as the official presenting partner for the 2013 Queensland Tourism Awards.

The 2013 Queensland Tourism Awards, coordinated by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ), will be held at the Royal International Convention Centre Brisbane on Friday evening 22 November.

Passenger Numbers Growth Continues at Queensland Airports Limited’s Airports in FY2013

Passenger numbers through the four airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) grew by 6.8% over the 2013 financial year.

Queensland Airports Limited Records Strong Passenger Growth for January 2013

The four airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) at Townsville, Mount Isa, Longreach and Gold Coast recorded an aggregate growth of 6.9% for the month of January compared to January 2012.

Queensland Airports Finishes 2012 On a Positive Note

Passenger numbers through the four airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL), in aggregated, grew by 10.2% for the month of December 2012 over December 2011.

Solid Growth Continues at Queensland Airports Limited’s (QAL) Airports

Overall growth through the four airports operated by QAL Group in November 2012 was 10.3%. Gold Coast, Townsville and Mount Isa Airports all experienced growth over November 2011 whilst there was a decline at recently acquired Longreach Airport.

Passenger Growth Continues at Queensland Airports Limited’s Ports

The four airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) at Gold Coast, Townsville, Mount Isa and Longreach continued to record strong passenger movement during the month of October.

Gold Coast Airport Growth Accelerates

The three airports operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL), Gold Coast, Townsville and Mount Isa recorded growth in passenger movements of 13.1% for September over September 2011. This growth was driven primarily by the 19.0% increase achieved by Gold Coast Airport.

Longreach Airport Ownership Change

Today marks a milestone in the control and management of Longreach Regional Airport.

Longreach Airport Pty Ltd (LAPL) has acquired a 99 year lease over the airport from Longreach Regional Council (LRC). The lease was acquired for an up-front payment of $2.5 million.

LAPL is a 100% owned subsidiary of Queensland Airports Limited (QAL). QAL is a 100% Australian-owned and Queensland based company.

Passenger movements August 2012

The three airports owned and operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) at Gold Coast, Townsville and Mount Isa recorded just over 633,000 passenger movements collectively for the month of August. This was an increase of 7.6% for the QAL Group over the same period last year.

Passenger Movements July 2012

The three airports owned and operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) at Gold Coast, Townsville and Mount Isa recorded just over 661,000 passenger movements collectively for the month of July. This was an increase of 7.2% for the QAL Group over the same period last year.

Passenger Movements June 2012 and FY2011/2012

The three airports owned and operated by Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) at Gold Coast, Townsville and Mount Isa recorded just over 570,000 passenger movements collectively for the month of June. This was an increase of 8% for the QAL Group over the same period last year.