Australia's Gold Coast

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Getting to Australia's Gold Coast


Most flights from the U.S. depart from Los Angeles (LAX) and arrive into Coolangatta/Gold Coast International Airport (OOL) via Auckland (AKL). Many flights also connect through Brisbane International Airport (BNE) and Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport (SYD) from where domestic connections are available.


Qantas Airways is Australia’s major international airline, but Air New Zealand, Delta, US Airways, and United also offer connecting flights to the Gold Coast. Domestic carriers include QantasLink, Jetstar, Virgin Blue, and Tiger Airways.

Flight Times

18-21 hours from Los Angeles to the Gold Coast (including at least one stop); 25-28 hours from New York to the Gold Coast (including at least one stop).

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