Launceston Airport Information

Launceston Airport (IATA: LST) is a regional airport on the outskirts of Launceston, Tasmania. Situated in the rural area of Western Junction, the airport is located 15 km (9.3 mi) from the Launceston City Centre. The airport is the second busiest in the state, after Hobart, and also has the ability to run as a curfew free airport.

In the 2007/2008 Financial Year, Launceston Airport recorded a record 1.1 million passengers, up 10% on the previous year; 255,000 passengers passed through the Airport during the three months to September 30, up 7% on the previous year.It is currently Australia's 13th busiest airport, handling over 1.1 million passengers in 2008.

Here are some of the major Airlines that service Launceston Airport:

  • Airlines of Tasmania
  • Australian air Express
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Qantas operated by QantasLink
  • Tiger Airways Australia
  • Virgin Blue

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