Fresh milestone for Queensland’s Recovery

New record at Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport has today experienced its busiest day since before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with 65,000 passengers passing through the Domestic and International terminals.

“This is great news for Queensland and the recovery of tourism across the State.  Right now, the terminals are buzzing with Queensland a key destination for Australians seeking a dose of winter sun, and this is driving tourism and jobs across the state,” according to Gert-Jan de Graaff, Chief Executive Office of Brisbane Airport Corporation.

“Despite the record numbers, our terminals have been calm and we have to thank the travelling public who are arriving 90-minutes prior to domestic flight and three-hours before international travel.”


·           57,000 traveling through the domestic terminal today

·           8,000 travelling through international terminal today

·           A combined record total of 65,000 passengers across Brisbane Airport

·           5 of the top 10 days this year so far have been in the past 11 days, all during July

·           Top International destinations include Bali, Fiji and Europe

·           Popular domestic destinations include Cairns, Townsville and the Whitsundays

Events continue to drive interstate travel to Brisbane with Wednesday’s State of Origin decider attracting NRL fans.  This Sunday will see visitors again pack Suncorp Stadium to see Aston Villa v Leeds United.