At the time of writing, it appears to be staying for at least the night.
UPDATE! On Friday 7 February, VH-NSQ departed Gladstone Airport and was noted returning to Ballina and then to Essendon.
Meanwhile, over the last couple of days, Vanderfield Pilatus PC-12/47 VH-WPH has been back in CQ calling into various Airports. On Wednesday 5 February, it was noted visiting Bundaberg, Emerald and Mackay Airports before returning to and spending the night at Emerald.
UPDATE! On Thursday 6 February, VH-WPH departed Emerald Airport and returned to Bundaberg Airport before flying South to Lismore and Casino. It then returned to its Toowoomba base.
Finally, on Tuesday 4 February, Sundown Pastoral Company (of Bonogin in the Gold Coast Hinterland) Raytheon B300 Super King Air VH-NSI was noted visiting Emerald Airport once again, continuing its pattern of almost weekly visits. On this occasion, it arrived from its Gold Coast base via Moree in New South Wales.
VH-NSI then departed Emerald Airport for Pinnarendi (YPNA). It later returned to Emerald Airport before heading back to the Gold Coast, again via Moree.
Photo taken by 'JM' ©