Located approximately 12kms from the town centre via the Riddoch Highway, the Mount Gambier Airport (code MGB) is the sole airport offering flights to most of the south-eastern towns & cities in SA and VIC.
Currently, Regional Express (REX) is the only airline servicing this airport, which offers multiple daily flights to both Adelaide and Melbourne, with Saab 340 turboprop aircraft.
Mount Gambier Airport Parking & Taxis, Car Hire, South Australia
Virgin Australia has also shown interest in operating its services to the airport. However, a start date has not been specified. Currently, the airport amenities include all basic facilities such as a cafe, business/conference facilities and ample car parking.
The availability of secure and affordable parking at Mount Gambier Airport allows travellers great convenience. Parking services are categorised into three options: four-hour parking, 3-day parking and long-term parking. The first two options are available free of charge, whilst long term parking is charged at $5.00 daily. Short term parking arrangements are also available to cater to travellers’ diverse needs.
Mount Gambier Airport has a well-developed airport transportation system with a number of car hire and taxi options. Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz & Thrifty.
These car rental companies offer a wide range of vehicles; including small economical cars, family wagons, 4WDs, minibuses and commercial vehicles for rental.