Simple Flying - Andrew Curran
The owner-operator of four Queensland airports handled a record number of passengers across its airports last month.
The lion's share of the passengers moved through Gold Coast Airport. OOL handled 483,649 passengers in June compared to 252,415 passengers in June 2021 and 474,644 passengers in June 2019. In May 2022, Australian Government statistics ranked Gold Coast Airport the country's sixth busiest in terms of passenger numbers. It is the only one of QAL's airports to make the top ten list.
The second-busiest airport in QAL's portfolio is Townsville. The thriving northern Queensland coastal city saw 142,138 passengers moved through its airport in June. This compares to 109,121 passengers in June 2021 and 137,933 passengers in June 2019. In May 2022, TSV ranked as Australia's 11th busiest airport measured by passenger numbers.