Stay OnTrack – Flying the Gold Coast region

The cover of Stay OnTrack Gold Coast
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This guide is an aid for VFR pilots to use when flying into, out of and around the Gold Coast region. It is designed to help you in planning and conducting your flight.

You can get a better understanding of what to expect including:

  • military procedures
  • airspace infringement hotspots
  • ground operations
  • tracking and reporting point information 
  • weather

Explore all the titles in the Stay OnTrack series.


Get some great tips and familiarise yourself with a firsthand view of a VFR flight around the Gold Coast region. This video will provide you with information on common VFR approach and reporting points, radio calls along with visual cues and some helpful local advice.

Close call

While flying in the Gold Coast region take a listen as a pilot flying at an incorrect level in a busy lane making garbled radio calls creates a wake of confusion and danger. Listen to the Close Call audio recording at Flight Safety Australia.

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