It then collected passengers and cargo before departing back to Brisbane on another Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) charter flight for Bechtel as QFA1369.
Meanwhile, Virgin Australia Embraer E-190 VH-ZPA also called into Gladstone Airport on Saturday 20 December, operating the VOZ1709/1712 scheduled service from and back to Brisbane.
Finally, the Queensland Police Service (Airwing) Cessna 208 VH-PSQ was also spotted resting on the Western apron. It looks to have arrived on Thursday 18 December.
It has since departed to parts unknown.
All photos taken by Col ©