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The airport is also known as Townsville International Airport, and Garbutt Airport, a reference to its location in the Townsville suburb of Garbutt. Townsville Airport is serviced by major Australian domestic and regional airlines, and in 2011/12 handled 1.7 million passengers making it the 11th busiest airport in Australia.When was the first international flight from Townsville to Singapore?
In April 1980, Sir Rupert Murdoch and Sir Peter Abeles, the new owners of Ansett, were petitioning the Federal Government for international flights to begin in some regional centres of Australia. On 18 April 1980, the inaugural Townsville-Singapore flight departed, operated by Ansett, one of the first international flights Ansett had ever operated.When did the international gate at Townsville open?
Townsville's International Aerobridge and gate, which was opened in 1981. In the mid-1990s domestic flights started to decrease, with some services being cut back by Qantas and Ansett.Where can I find list of airports in Australia?
Aerodromes here are listed with their 4-letter ICAO code, and 3-letter IATA code (where available). A more extensive list can be found in the En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA), available online from the Airservices Australia web site and in the individual lists for each state or territory.