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Townsville Airport, also known as Townsville International Airport, or Garbutt Airport is the main airport serving the Townsville regional area. It has both domestic and international services, and is host to many airlines. If you’re wanting to pick up a hire car from Townsville Airport, you’ll be happy to realise that most major car hire operators such as: Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Thrifty are available and have depots located at the airport for your convenience.

Getting In and Out

The airport is located in Garbutt, which is about 4 kilometres out of the Townsville central business district, so you’ll have no troubles getting from the car hire depot to your hotel.

Airlines That Fly Into Townsville

The following airlines conduct services into and out of Townsville Airport: Airnorth, Alliance Airlines, Brindabella Airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, QantasLink, Regional Express, Skytrans Airlines, Virgin Australia and Skywest Airlines

Plenty of Routes

You can fly into or out of Townsville airport from the following destinations: Darwin, Cloncurry, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Gladstone, Mackay, Moranbah, Mount Isa, Rockhampton, Hughenden, Julia Creek, Longreach, Richmond, Winton and Palm Island.

There is also a large number of additional routes that are for mining charters.

The Bottom Line

If you are considering a visit to Townsville, it’s best to check in with us first so we can get you the car that is right for your needs. We will also do our best to ensure you get the best deal, dollar wise. A car is very vital to exploring the city and we’re more than happy to take your needs into account.