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TSV Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TSV / YBTL
Airport Names:
  1. Townsville Airport
  2. Garbutt Airport
  3. Townsville International Airport
Location: Townsville, Queensland, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 19°15'11"S by 146°45'53"E
Area Served: Townsville, Queensland
Operator/Owner: Department of Defence
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 18 feet (5 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Townsville Airport (TSV):

  • Because of Townsville Airport's relatively low elevation of 18 feet, planes can take off or land at Townsville Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Townsville Airport handled 1,644,089 passengers last year.
  • Townsville International Airport is a common-use civilian and defence facility, sharing access with RAAF Base Townsville.
  • Townsville International Airport has an integrated terminal building, with the Southern concourse the international terminal, and the Northern concourse the domestic terminal.
  • The furthest airport from Townsville Airport (TSV) is Agostinho Neto Airport (NTO), which is located 11,884 miles (19,125 kilometers) away in Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape Verde.
  • NAACEX or the Northern Australian Aerospace Centre of Excellence is an Aviation business park, located at Townsville Airport, that was announced by Queensland Airports Ltd is February 2007.
  • The closest airport to Townsville Airport (TSV) is Charters Towers Airport (CXT), which is located 63 miles (102 kilometers) SSW of TSV.
  • With the new demand for international services, Townsville became the first regional Australian airport to offer direct long-distance international flights.
  • The Department of Defence was looking for military airfield sites in northern Australia at the time, and almost immediately Townsville Airport was planned for expansion as a Royal Australian Air Force base for three fighter squadrons.
  • In addition to being known as "Townsville Airport", other names for TSV include "Garbutt Airport" and "Townsville International Airport".
  • Townsville Airport (TSV) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Townsville Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Townsville Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
163.27 miles (101.82 km) SSWCharters Towers Airport (CXT)Charters Towers, Queensland, AustraliaView Charters Towers Airport on a map Set CXT as destination Airport Get more information about Charters Towers Airport
299.44 miles (160.03 km) NNWDunk Island Airport (DKI)Dunk Island, Queensland, AustraliaView Dunk Island Airport on a map Set DKI as destination Airport Get more information about Dunk Island Airport
3108.15 miles (174.05 km) ESEBowen Airport (ZBO)Bowen, Queensland, AustraliaView Bowen Airport on a map Set ZBO as destination Airport Get more information about Bowen Airport
4144.35 miles (232.31 km) SEWhitsunday Coast Airport (PPP)Proserpine, Queensland, AustraliaView Whitsunday Coast Airport on a map Set PPP as destination Airport Get more information about Whitsunday Coast Airport
5147.47 miles (237.32 km) ESEWhitsunday Airport (WSY)Airlie Beach, AustraliaView Whitsunday Airport on a map Set WSY as destination Airport Get more information about Whitsunday Airport
6161.34 miles (259.65 km) ESEGreat Barrier Reef Airport (HTI)Hamilton Island, Queensland, AustraliaView Great Barrier Reef Airport on a map Set HTI as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Reef Airport
7174.87 miles (281.43 km) NNWMareeba Airfield (MRG)Mareeba, Queensland, AustraliaView Mareeba Airfield on a map Set MRG as destination Airport Get more information about Mareeba Airfield
8176.46 miles (283.99 km) NNWCairns Airport (CNS)Cairns, Queensland, AustraliaView Cairns Airport on a map Set CNS as destination Airport Get more information about Cairns Airport
9197.04 miles (317.10 km) WSWHughenden Airport (HGD)Hughenden, Queensland, AustraliaView Hughenden Airport on a map Set HGD as destination Airport Get more information about Hughenden Airport
10205.13 miles (330.12 km) SEMackay Airport (MKY)Mackay, Queensland, AustraliaView Mackay Airport on a map Set MKY as destination Airport Get more information about Mackay Airport
11206.89 miles (332.96 km) NWChillagoe Airport (LLG)Chillagoe, Queensland, AustraliaView Chillagoe Airport on a map Set LLG as destination Airport Get more information about Chillagoe Airport
12211.53 miles (340.42 km) SSEMoranbah Airport (MOV)Moranbah, Queensland, AustraliaView Moranbah Airport on a map Set MOV as destination Airport Get more information about Moranbah Airport
13249.38 miles (401.34 km) SSEClermont Airport (CMQ)Clermont, Queensland, AustraliaView Clermont Airport on a map Set CMQ as destination Airport Get more information about Clermont Airport
14254.60 miles (409.74 km) SSEDysart Airport (DYA)Dysart, Queensland, AustraliaView Dysart Airport on a map Set DYA as destination Airport Get more information about Dysart Airport
15257.29 miles (414.06 km) WSWRichmond Airport (RCM)Richmond, Queensland, AustraliaView Richmond Airport on a map Set RCM as destination Airport Get more information about Richmond Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Townsville Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Townsville Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,883.96 miles (19,125.32 km) WNWAgostinho Neto Airport (NTO)Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape VerdeView Agostinho Neto Airport on a map Set NTO as destination Airport Get more information about Agostinho Neto Airport
211,874.20 miles (19,109.63 km) WNWCesária Évora International Airport (VXE)São Vicente, Cape VerdeView Cesária Évora International Airport on a map Set VXE as destination Airport Get more information about Cesária Évora International Airport
311,820.32 miles (19,022.91 km) WNWPreguiça Airport (SNE)São Nicolau, Cape VerdeView Preguiça Airport on a map Set SNE as destination Airport Get more information about Preguiça Airport
411,784.64 miles (18,965.49 km) WNWSão Filipe Airport (SFL)Fogo, Cape VerdeView São Filipe Airport on a map Set SFL as destination Airport Get more information about São Filipe Airport
511,781.70 miles (18,960.76 km) WNWMosteiros Airport (MTI)Mosteiros, Cape VerdeView Mosteiros Airport on a map Set MTI as destination Airport Get more information about Mosteiros Airport
611,739.07 miles (18,892.15 km) WNWAmílcar Cabral International Airport (SID)Sal Island, Cape VerdeView Amílcar Cabral International Airport on a map Set SID as destination Airport Get more information about Amílcar Cabral International Airport
711,727.57 miles (18,873.65 km) WNWPraia International Airport (RAI)Praia, Cape VerdeView Praia International Airport on a map Set RAI as destination Airport Get more information about Praia International Airport
811,722.77 miles (18,865.93 km) WNWAristides Pereira International Airport (BVC)Boa Vista, Cape VerdeView Aristides Pereira International Airport on a map Set BVC as destination Airport Get more information about Aristides Pereira International Airport
911,717.57 miles (18,857.56 km) WNWMaio Airport (MMO)Maio, Cape VerdeView Maio Airport on a map Set MMO as destination Airport Get more information about Maio Airport
1011,382.60 miles (18,318.47 km) WLa Güera Airport (ZLG)La Güera, Western SaharaView La Güera Airport on a map Set ZLG as destination Airport Get more information about La Güera Airport
1111,379.35 miles (18,313.25 km) WNouadhibou International Airport (NDB)Nouadhibou, MauritaniaView Nouadhibou International Airport on a map Set NDB as destination Airport Get more information about Nouadhibou International Airport
1211,351.30 miles (18,268.10 km) WNWLéopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (DKR)Dakar, SenegalView Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport on a map Set DKR as destination Airport Get more information about Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport
1311,311.12 miles (18,203.44 km) WSaint-Louis Airport (XLS)Saint-Louis, SenegalView Saint-Louis Airport on a map Set XLS as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Louis Airport
1411,302.91 miles (18,190.23 km) WNouakchott International Airport (NKC)Nouakchott, MauritaniaView Nouakchott International Airport on a map Set NKC as destination Airport Get more information about Nouakchott International Airport
1511,283.32 miles (18,158.70 km) WNWDakhla Airport (VIL)Dakhla, Western SaharaView Dakhla Airport on a map Set VIL as destination Airport Get more information about Dakhla Airport