Townsville Bulletin: Townsville alcohol to jet fuel: 1100 jobs to build and run refinery

Plans for a new Townsville refinery bringing 1100 jobs has the backing of the Premier.

A consortium of Qantas, Airbus, U.S.-based LanzaJet and Jet Zero Australia are the main drivers of an alcohol to jet fuel plant in development in Townsville.

The group has chosen a 20-hectare site at Cleveland Bay, and developers say production of more than 100 million litres of fuel could be running in 2026.

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