6 Reasons why we love the Sunshine Coast Airport
Noosa is renowned as one of Australia’s top tourist destinations. With over 2.1 million visitors each year (and rising) getting to and from your resort is an important part of ensuring your visit runs smoothly. And it couldn’t be easier with the Sunshine Coast airport.
Whether you are heading to Noosa for business or pleasure, we love the Sunshine Coast airport and think you will too.
WHY FLY INTO MAROOCHYDORE AIRPORT
Banish the Bruce
It doesn’t take Einstein to see the Sunshine Coast Airport is closer to Noosa than Brisbane Airport. Not only does flying directly to the coast save you precious time but you will bypass motorway traffic makes for less stress and a more relaxed arrival at your destination. Where would you rather be? Admiring the view from the Bruce Highway, or ordering your first cocktail by the pool?
Keep it easy
Using the Sunshine Coast Airport is a pleasure. Tucked away in the beautiful beach town of Marcoola, just a few minor roads lead effortlessly to the one terminal building. With a sleek drop-off area, plenty of parking and one simple security check you’ll be chilling in the transit lounge with plenty of time to spare. Especially convenient for the less mobile, families with young children and the business person looking for ease of travel.
When tossing up Brisbane Airport and the Sunshine Coast Airport for your visit to the coast, don’t only check-out the flight prices. Brisbane Airport flights may come in marginally cheaper, but consider transit times and costs, or parking and fuel. Some simple number crunching may reveal it is not only valuable time you are saving by choosing Maroochydore airport.
By utilizing the Sunshine Coast Airport there will be more business growth i.e. more flights. For the traveller, this will offer a larger range of times and more competitive prices. Whether you are a Sunshine Coast local or a visitor, choosing local supports the district economy and allows expansion to ensure the facilities are ready and waiting to meet the needs of the community.
If you feel a twinge of guilt from your carbon footprint when you fly, you will be pleased to know that the Sunshine Coast Airport has been named Australia’s most sustainable airport. In fact, it was the first carbon neutral airport in Australia and has recently retained its position at the very top level of the Airport Carbon Accreditation. It is a great achievement and a big tick for the environmentally conscious traveller.
Watch it grow
It is the popularity of this cool little airport, along with the region’s growth, that has prompted plans for expansion. The Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project is already underway with exciting plans which include a new longer, wider runway allowing for bigger jets and direct flights to and from Asia.
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