Townsville International Airport

Airport Location

  • 6km (3.7 miles) from the city centre on the Cnr of Halifax St & Stinson Ave, Garbutt.


Qantas Flights

  • Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

Domestic ticketing facilities are available only on the day of departure.

Open from 4.15am to 12.00pm and 2.00pm to 7.00pm Monday to Thursday and Saturday and 4.15am to 7.00pm Friday and Sunday.


Check-in is located on the ground floor.

Open 4.15am to 12.00pm and 2.00pm to 7.00pm Monday to Thursday and Saturday, 4.15 am to 7.00pm Friday and 6.30am to 7.00pm on Sunday.

Economy check-in is available from counters 2 to 6.

Check-in for Business, Chairmans Lounge, Qantas Club and oneworld Emerald passengers is available at counters 7 and 8.

Online Check-in is available for Qantas and QantasLink Australian domestic bookings between 24 hours and 30 minutes before your flight departure.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals hall (ground floor).

Baggage Services has a counter located opposite the baggage carousels.

Open from 6.30am until the last arrival.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Lounge Information

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Townsville Qantas Club.

Transport Information

Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 15 minute drive from the city.
Visit the Townsville Airport website for current car parking rates.
Taxis Approximately A$14 one way to the city plus a $2.00 Airport toll.
Buses Airport Shuttle buses operate between Townsville city and the airport. Bookings are essential. Phone: +61 (7) 4775 5544
Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Qantas Drive To travel to or from the airport via limousine, contact Qantas Drive to make a booking.

Airport Services & Facilities

Facilities Details
Toilets Located throughout the airport.
Disabled toilet facilities are also available.
Baby change rooms Located throughout the airport.
Post box Letter boxes are located at the front of the terminal.
Internet Located in the Departures Lounge on the ground floor.
Public telephones Located throughout the airport.
ATMs Located on the ground floor near security.
Tourism Information A brochure stand is located on the ground floor near security.
Baggage trolleys Located throughout the airport. This is free service.
Meet and Assist Passengers requiring assistance can be escorted to the departure gate upon request. Ask a Customer Service Agent for assistance.
Lost property Contact lost property.

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Information correct as of November 2015.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.