Police in the southeastern Australian city secured the store before wildlife workers tranquilized and captured the animal.
Given the name Cyrus, after one of his rescuers, the male eastern grey kangaroo was injured by a vehicle on a nearby road before making his way to the airport’s second level.
The terminal is near bushland frequented by groups of kangaroos, with some ending up stranded in the airport’s parking lot several times a month.
“We get calls,” Masson said. “There are a lot of ‘roos out there.”