Brisbane BNE Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Brisbane BNE Airport

Brisbane Airport Development Updates, New Pickup/Dropoff Regulations, Terminal Complex Layout & connecting between terminals; Terminal Details, Current Amenities & Services, and Airline Lounges:

Brisbane Airport Development Updates:  With an investment of $3.8B the Airport is upgrading its infrastructure within the next 10 years - adding new parallel runway, redeveloping International Terminal, upgrading domestic terminal, airfield, access road & other facilities (includingVirgin Australia's facilities). For 2015, over 100 projects are either ongoing or in planning stages.  Listed below are projects at Domestic & International terminals, done during 2015 - up to 2017:
   A.  Domestic Terminal upgrades:
   June 2015 - Domestic Common User Terminal upgrades completed with new airline service desks, 8 new & 11 relocated self-service check-in kiosks, 8 new automatic baggage drops, added baggage reclaim facilities, new screening areas, new offices & queuing space, new visitor info counter & new floor finishes.
   July 2014 - Virgin Australia completee (a) expansion & upgrade of the VA Business Lounge & upgrade of VA Valet service. (b) redeveloped & expanded VA Satellite Terminal with 7 new airbridges.
    By Dec. 2015 the Domestic Common User Terminal will have new airline service desks, 8 new & 12 relocated self-service check-in kiosks, 8 automatic baggage drops, more baggage reclaim- & new screening facilities & new queuing space,  new visitor information counter & new floor finishes..
   Mid 2015 to mid-2016 - Qantas Business Lounge will be expanded and new Qantas Valet Service added.
   Mid-2015 to mid-2017 - A Regional Satelite Terminal with 16 gtes will built at northern end (300 meters from current Domestic Terminal (DT) with initial bus transfer.
   B.  International Terminal upgrades:
   July 2015:  Already completed are: JR/Duty-free Departure store, upgradedeparture & arrivals area, added world-class shopping & dining, artwork.
   By Dec. 2015: International Terminal will have 80 common-user new self-serve check-in kiosks & 16 automatic baggage drop kiosks.
   Late 2015:  comletion of 'Skygate' - the commercial & lifestyle precinct includes 30new stores, mlti-level carpark, a connector building with outdoor dining; children's play area.
   Late 2015 - July 2017 - International Terminal's northerrn apron project is to result in expansion of the concourse with new boarding zones, holding lounges, aerobridges & walk-out gates (and new parking facilities).

New Pickup/Dropoff Regulations (a) Passenger pickup at Domestic Terminal: park for free up to 20 mins in the 'Public Pick-up Waiting Area' in front of the terminal, connected by covered Skywalk.  (b) Passenger dropoff - the road in front of the Terminal is now used for drop-off only!

The passenger terminal complex at Brisbane Airport consists of two terminals – the Domestic (DT) and the International Terminal (IT).  However, as they are located 2 km apart, transportation between the two terminals is necessary - either via Airtrain, TBus, or taxi:
    by Airtrain - connection between terminals costs US$ 5 (children are free).
    by TBus - connection between terminals costs US$ 5 (children under 4 are free) Bus stops are outside Qantas & Virgin Blue Arrivals at Domestic terminal, and outside Arrivals at International terminal.
    by Taxi - connection between terminals costs US$ 9; taxis depart every 15 mins at peak hrs; every 30 mins thereafter.


The Domestic Terminal at Brisbane Airport is a curved building with three new extending satellites, housing additional airline passenger lounges. This terminal was completely overhauled recently.  The terminal has two levels and is divided into three separate areas serving Qantas & Qantaslink at north end; Virgin Australia at south end, & a common user section in the center: 
    Level 1 has, at the left end of the building, the entrance to Qantas Valet via Dryandra Road/Erica Court. Adjacent to it is the entry to Qantas check-in and baggage claim areas, in the center check-in & baggage claim for common use (currently JetStar, Tiger, Brindabella & Skytrans airlines) and the Virgin Australia check-in and baggage claim.  The Center has a Skywalk to carparks, rental cars & Airtrain. (Its 9-level carpark offers over 5,000 covered spaces.)
    Level 2 houses an  assortment of shops and restaurants, currency exchange, ATMs, internet, news stands, prayer room, and access to transportation outside.
       the left side is the Qantas & QantasLink area with a Travelex, Qantas Club and access to Gates 16 to 21 (in Satellite) and 22 to 24 (at terminal);
       the center is for 'Common User' airlines, with gates 26 to 32 (in satellite) and 25 & 38 (at  terminal);
       the right side is for Virgin Australia, with 2 ATM machines, and gates 43 to 48 (in satellite) and gates  38 to 41(at terminal). The Virgin Lounge is near gate 50.

The International Terminal at Brisbane Airport has four levels: 
NOTE:  On October 28, 2015 the newly redeveloped International Terminal opened. It includes a themed departures lounge, walkthrough duty free stores for departures and arrivals, some specialty retail and food & drink concessions.
Construction of three new airline lounges and a day spa are scheduled for completion by early 2016.

    Level 1 is housing the Airline offices, Australian Customs & Qarantine & Inspection Services and various other offices.
    Level 2 is the Arrivals level, housing an information Desk, baggage check-in, currency exchange, ATM, net kiosk, meeting point, BAC Welcome desk, rental car desks, Tourist & Transport desk, VIP Lounge, Vodafone, food & drink, newsstand,duty- & tax-free shop, and offices of Attorney General, Australian Federal Police, Quarantine & Inspection & Department of Immigration.
    Level 3 houses the Departure Lounge, with specialty retail shops,  food & drink establishments, Duty-Free, foreign currency exchange, ATM machines, First Aid station, Net kiosk, coffee vending machine, and airline & Airport offices, and Travelex.
    Level 4  is the  Departure/ Check-in level, with 5 check-in areas,  Information desks, currency exchange booths,  ATM machines,  food & drink and retail outlets, adurty-free shop;  Airline services (Air New Zealand, Qantas & Flight Center Ltd.), a Qantas Lounge, oversized baggage kiosk & baggage wrapping, & Airport Village Bus pick-up; and access to Departure gates 75 to 86.
NOTE :  The JR/Duty Free departure store, along with some new retailers, are now fully operational.

Current Amenities and Services inside both Terminals include, aside from food & drink, retail & duty-free concessions, other services include:
conference rooms in the International Terminal (IT), level 3, pre-security (tel. +61 7 3406 3066 /fax 3070);
ATM machines are on all levels of both terminals;
Currency exchange by Travelex is available in IT at levels 2, 3 & 4.
Airline ticket desks for Qantas & Air New Zealand are on IT level 4, or at the Flight Center on level 4, and in DT on level 1.
Baggage lockers are in IT, ground level at carpark entrance.
Internet kiosks are in IT’s Levels 2, 3 & 4;
a prayer room is on IT’s Level 4.
Free shower facilities are in IT’s Levels 2, 3 & 4 and in DT’s levels 1 & 2.  
Airline Lounges:
Qantas Club at  at Internatinal Terminal  (tel. +61 7 3307 9212);  and Qantas Club at Domestic Terminal (tel. +61 73867 3670);
Virgin Australia Lounge at DT (+61 73114 7122);
Air New Zealand, Emirates, & Singapore lounges (at International Terminal.

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