RAAF Base Townsville
RAAF Base Townsville
Royal Australian Air Force's Base Townsville is an important forward operating base located north-west of Townsville.
RAAF Base Townsville

The Royal Australian Air Force's RAAF Base Townsville is an important forward operating base located north-west of Townsville. It is home to:

  • No 323 Expeditionary Combat Support Squadron
  • No 452 Squadron Townsville Flight - air traffic control
  • No 27 (City of Townsville) Squadron
  • No 38 Squadron (38SQN)
  • No 1 Airfield Operations Support Squadron - airfield engineering
  • Combat Survival Training School - evasion and escape training
  • Army's No 5 Aviation Regiment - Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters
  • 1 Expeditionary Health Squadron Detachment Townsville

Australia’s Department of Defence has commenced the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for its F-35A Lightning II aircraft (commonly known as the Joint Strike Fighter). More information about how to be involved and have your say is available at www.f35evolution.com.au or contact 1800 830 205.