Brisbane Airport (suburb)

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Brisbane Airport
Skygate bus, Brisbane Airport.jpg
Skygate Village and bus
Brisbane Airport is located in Queensland
Brisbane Airport
Brisbane Airport
Coordinates27°23′36″S 153°06′48″E / 27.3933°S 153.1133°E / -27.3933; 153.1133 (Brisbane Airport (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°23′36″S 153°06′48″E / 27.3933°S 153.1133°E / -27.3933; 153.1133 (Brisbane Airport (centre of suburb))
Population0 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density0.000/km2 (0.00/sq mi)
Area33.4 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location14 km (9 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s)City of Brisbane (Hamilton Ward)[2]
State electorate(s)Clayfield
Federal Division(s)Lilley
Suburbs around Brisbane Airport:
Nudgee Beach Port of Brisbane
Brisbane Airport Pinkenba
Eagle Farm Pinkenba

Brisbane Airport is a coastal suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[3] In the 2016 census, Brisbane Airport had a population of 0 people.[1]

Brisbane Airport is located approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) north-east from the Brisbane central business district. The majority of the land is occupied by the Brisbane Airport. Airport Drive and Moreton Drive link the airport with the Gateway Motorway.


Brisbane Airport is situated in the Yugarabul traditional Aboriginal country.[4]

The land occupied by the Brisbane airport was originally part of the suburbs of Eagle Farm and Pinkenba. In 2011, Rachel Nolan, the former Queensland minister for Finance, Natural Resources, and the Arts, published an official notice amending the boundaries of Eagle Farm, Pinkenba, and Hamilton, and establishing the new suburb of Brisbane Airport.[5][3]

In the 2016 census Brisbane Airport had a population of 0 people.[1]


Novotel Hotel

The Skygate Airport Village consists of an 80-hectare precinct that is designated for retail and commercial usage including: a GP Clinic available to the public,[6] the warehouse retail factory outlet DFO[7] and Novotel airport hotel.[8]

The Airport Industrial Park is a proposed precinct which includes 100 hectares of land designated for light and general industry. Development had commenced in 2019. The Airport Industrial Park is located next to the Export Park precinct.[9][10]

The Domestic Terminal railway station and International Terminal railway station provide access to commuter railway services. The Airport line services are operated by Airtrain Citylink, but are integrated with the Queensland Rail commuter rail network. Government-subsidised TransLink fares are exempted for Airtrain services. There is also an inter-terminal bus connecting the two terminals, and the Skygate Shopping Precinct including DFO and Novotel hotel.


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Brisbane Airport (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Hamilton Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Brisbane Airport – suburb in City of Brisbane (entry 47581)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 December 2020.
  4. ^ "AIATSIS code E66: Yugarabul". Federal government. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  5. ^ Publication - Place Name Decision Notice (No. 08) 2011 and Place Name Decision Notice (No. 09) 2011 - Queensland Government Gazette. 5 August 2011. p. 799.
  6. ^, accessed 14 December 2014
  7. ^ "Brisbane Airport - Airport Village". Archived from the original on 3 August 2008. Retrieved 19 August 2008.
  8. ^ "Win a sneak peek at Novotel airport hotel". City News. 19 November 2009. Archived from the original on 20 November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^