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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):

  • Townsville Airport was the first Australian regional city airport to be granted international airport status commencing in 1980.
  • 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 (TSV) has 2 runways.
  • Townsville Airport experienced a progressive increase in passenger numbers and aircraftmovements after World War II, with services operated by Qantas, Trans Australia Airlines, Australian National Airways and Ansett Australia to Brisbane, however it wasn't until the mid-1960s that airport growth really accelerated.
  • Townsville Airport is a major Australian regional airport that services the city of Townsville.
  • The airport was expanded again in 1987 when a redevelopment of the international terminal opened to cater for domestic traffic.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Townsville Airport (TSV) is Charters Towers Airport (CXT), which is located 63 miles (102 kilometers) SSW of TSV.
  • In August 2002, Qantas ceased the services to Singapore, which had been at times circuitously routed via southern airports such as Brisbane, due to lack of demand.
  • In 2008 another upgrade project was completed, with an improvement of the check-in desks of the current airlines and an extra two desks built for Virgin Australia.
  • In addition to being known as "Townsville Airport", other names for TSV include "Garbutt Airport" and "Townsville International Airport".
  • Townsville Airport handled 1,644,089 passengers last year.

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