Townsville Airport records 10.4% increase in pax for Aug-2017

    Townsville Airport reported (13-Sep-2017) passenger traffic increased 10.4% year-on-year to 150,700 passengers in Aug-2017. COO Kevin Gill stated: “We had strong performance in the domestic market” with “majority” of traffic being inbound visitors “which is having a positive impact on the local economy” and “a positive flow on effect for local tourism providers”.  Mr Gill added international services were consistent with Bali service producing “encouraging passenger numbers”. The airport recorded its third consecutive month of growth in Aug-2017. [more – original PR]