Emergency Services to be put through paces in Gold Coast Airport exercise

Airline passengers and residents living near Gold Coast Airport are being urged not to be alarmed when an emergency field exercise is held today.

It will take place between 9am and 12pm at the southern end of the terminal and apron.

It’s part of Gold Coast Airport’s Emergency Plan with these field exercises undertaken every two years.


Officials haven’t revealed what the exercise will involve or what scenario will be played out.

Airport staff, stakeholders and emergency services will all take part.

Gold Coast Airport insists there will be no disruption to passengers or flights and the airport will continue to operate as normal during the exercise.