The carpark upgrade provides 100 additional spaces. Avoid a fine - don't park on Airport Boulevard or sections of Southern Cross Drive.  
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General and Premium carparking at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is conveniently located at the front of the terminal building.

The Airport carpark upgrade is nearing completion and provides an additional 100 carparking spaces.

Two tiers of parking, General and Premium, are available.

Premium parking provides shaded spaces and partial fencing.

During the final phase of this upgrade the following arrangements will be in place:

  • one-way traffic flow into and out of the main airport precinct
  • enter the airport via the new slip road entrance turning left off Southern Cross Drive or turn left at the new Airport Boulevard roundabout
  • exit the airport via the new roundabout on Airport Boulevard
  • set down and pickup areas in front of the terminal (maximum 2 minutes, vehicles not to be left unattended, fines apply).


2 hours = $2.00

Day = $8.00 (day of issue only)

Overnight = $14.00 (per night, expiring midnight the next eve. For example, park at 7am on Friday and return at 5pm on Sunday, 2 nights x $14 = $28).

The Parking Machines will calculate the amount due. Please follow the instructions on the machine.

If you require assistance with parking whilst at the airport or if you require an extension of stay, please contact the Car Parking Hotline on 0400 313 360.

Bookings cannot be taken for either the Short or Long Stay Car Parks.

Accessible parking for mobility impaired persons is available in the Short Stay Car Park. The spaces have been located to ensure easy access to pathways leading to the terminal building.

The airport has dedicated areas for passenger pick-ups and drop-offs directly in front of the terminal.

Attended vehicles are able to remain in the drop off area for up to two minutes whilst unloading passengers. Due to aviation security requirements vehicles must not be left unattended at any time. Any vehicle left unattended will be subject to an immediate fine.

You may collect passengers waiting for you at the front of the terminal building but only if all passengers are kerbside and ready to depart with all their baggage. Parking is not permitted outside the terminal at any time.

Convenient parking facilities are located directly opposite the terminal with stays of up to two hours for only $2.00. 
Flight arrival and departure times can be checked online before leaving home should you wish to avoid unnecessary waiting.

Parking machines accept credit cards and coins but do not accept notes. 

Please purchase a ticket and display it on your dashboard. The ticket must be visible whilst vehicle is parked.

You use the car park and the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport site at your own risk and you are responsible for any damage to yourself, any damage you cause to anybody else, and any damage you cause to your property or someone else’s property. To the extent permitted by law, you also release the Airport Operator (Ballina Shire Council and its employees, officers, agents and contractors) from any liability, action or demand for any damage, loss, injury or death occurring in connection with your use of the car park or the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport site, however caused.

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