Townsville Airport in Townsville, Australia


Townsville Airport, also known as the Townsville International Airport, is located in Australia and services the city of Townsville. The airport serves over a million passengers annually, which makes it the 11th busiest airport in Australia. Airlines connecting passengers to their destinations include both regional and domestic airlines.

Virgin Australia, Skytrans Airlines, Regional Express, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, JetGo Australia, Brindabella Airlines, Alliance Airlines and Airnorth all fly in and out of the airport connecting passengers to various destinations including Sydney, Mount Isa, Julia Creek, Cairns, Brisbane Phosphate Hill Mine as well as other destinations. Cargo airlines that serve the airport include HeavyLift Cargo Airlines, and Australian Air Express.

Townsville International Airport has an integrated terminal building. The Northern concourse building serves as the domestic terminal and the Southern concourse serves as the International Terminal. The airport offers travellers a variety of services which include two ATM machines located in the terminal and the airport’s café, restrooms, check in areas, baggage collection, privileges and services for special needs individuals, baby care facilities, trolley, and recycling facilities. The airport also features an arrival and departure lounge that is located in the central part of the terminal. Townsville Airport is a comfortable and friendly airport that strives to make the travel experience of their passengers a pleasant experience through quality flights, and airport services and amenities.

The airport also features Aromas Café which is situated airside and offers comfortable couches for patrons to enjoy a variety of gourmet foods and drinks. Breakfast Lunch Dinner (BLD) is another restaurant that is located on the ground floor of the terminal and features various menu items and beverages, a pool table and television. Newslink offers travellers a selection of gift items and news.

The closest hotels to the airport are the Mercure Townsville, Seagulls Resort and the Gulls Apartments. Accommodation is cheap and the hotels are rated between 3 and 4 stars.


Airport Parking and Transfers

Short term, long term and premium long term vehicle parking is offered at the airport and each operates on an automated system. Long term parking rates begin at $14 per 24 hours. Short term parking rates are determined by the length of time the vehicle is parked. Disabled parking is also available and is located at the front of the short term car parking. The airport features a new drop off area for passengers that are being dropped off with their baggage.

Airport transfers include taxis which can be hired at the arrivals end of the terminal. Airport shuttles are also available as well as bus charters and transport from Ingham Travel.