Mackay Airport is proud to support a range of organisations, initiatives, programs and events that benefit our region and the tourism and aviation industries: 

  • Australian Airports Association
  • Airports Council International
  • Bowen Basin Mining Club
  • GW3
  • Mackay Chamber of Commerce
  • Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation
  • Mackay Stadium 
  • Mackay Tourism 
  • Queensland Resources Council
  • Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Resource Industry Network 
  • Tourism and Events Queensland
  • Tourism Australia
  • Tourism & Transport Forum
GBR Marathon

City Run/Run for the Reef 

Run for the Reef is a series of fundraising running events to support our national treasure of the Great Barrier Reef. From 2017 they will be held simultaneously throughout far north Queensland and across the Pacific Ocean to Singapore. They are a precursor to the Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival which attracts around 4,000 people.

Smith Family

The Smith Family

Mackay Airport supports national independent charity, The Smith Family, in their Learning for Life program to help disadvantaged children in Mackay to gain an education. 

 Special Childrens

Mackay Special Children’s Christmas Party

This is a very special event aimed at bringing a smile to the faces of children aged from babies up to 12 years who may be suffering from life threatening illnesses, physical or intellectual impairments, domestic violence, or living in underprivileged circumstances.