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New Record – 50,000 Passengers in December 2016

Friday, January 13th, 2017

In December 2016, Ballina Byron Gateway Airport achieved over 50,000 passengers in a single month for the first time ever. Finishing off another strong year of growth for 2016 with 487,957 passengers travelling through the airport, a 7% increase on the previous 12 months. This result has been fuelled by ever increasing demand for the […]

Record Passenger Numbers for Ballina Byron Gateway Airport

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport has just completed an exciting year of ongoing achievements with record passenger numbers and more improvements on the drawing board. The twelve months from 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016 saw 481,150 passengers through the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, a 7% increase year on year, with the month of October […]

Extra Flights for the Summer Holiday Period

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport has just secured an unprecedented 12,500 extra seats from its airline partners for the upcoming summer holiday period (December 2016 and January 2017) which is fantastic news for visitors and locals alike. These additional seats include approximately 7,500 more seats to and from Melbourne, 4,500 to and from Sydney and 500 […]

Art at the Airport – Damien O’Mara @ Ballina Byron Gateway Airport

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Visitors to the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport will be taken on a journey through the complex structure and industrial designs of the Boeing, 787 Dreamliner Series in the latest showcase of Northern Rivers Community Gallery’s (NRCG) Art at the Airport program featuring the dynamic works of artist, Damien O’Mara. Damien O’Mara’s Dreamliner Series seeks to […]

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport ready to take off after major funding announcement

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Early Friday morning the Minister for Regional Development, Skills and Small Business John Barilaro and North Coast Nationals MLC Ben Franklin announced major funding to upgrade the terminal building at the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport. The $5.4 million Terminal Precinct Expansion Project, with $4.5 million from Regional Tourism Infrastructure Funding will allow Ballina Shire Council […]

Ms Brown’s Lounge at the Airport

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Visitors to the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport are invited to enjoy the Northern Rivers Community Gallery’s next installation of Art at the Airport. The latest Art at the Airport instalment showcases the artistic collaboration of Joanna Kambourian and Darren Bryant. Ms Brown’s Lounge, on show from 5 March until 5 May 2016, aims to challenge […]

You Are Here – Duke Albada

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Visitors to the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport are set for an interactive art experience during the next two months. The latest showcase of the Art at the Airport series features works by local multi-media artist, You Are Here is an artistic video chronicle of a road trip researching the artist’s connection to country. Commenced with […]

Great news for Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport has secured a funding grant from Restart NSW Regional Tourism  Infrastructure funds. They have approved funding for the Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport airside works for the amount of $2,207,360. “Council is delighted to receive this funding from Restart NSW. This will create future growth for the airport and is great news for Ballina […]

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport sets an October record

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport has just experienced the busiest October in its history, with more than 44,000 passengers flying into and out of the North Coast, continuing the airport’s positive start to the 2015/16 financial year. The October total of 44,076 passengers was the second-highest month on record, finishing just behind the January 2015 […]

New air services connecting Ballina and Newcastle

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport has announced that FlyPelican will commence flights connecting the Northern Rivers region to the Newcastle region in December 2015 (subject to regulatory approval). The new service provides the two regional communities with a daily Ballina to Newcastle return air service. FlyPelican, an independent regional airline, is excited to be adding […]

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