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Operator:
Australia Pacific Airports ( Launceston ) Pty. Ltd.
A.C.N. 081 578 903, A.B.N. 79 081 578 903  
P.O. Box 1220 Launceston Tasmania 7250 Australia

Location: Latitude 41o 32´ 48” s. Longitude 147o 12´ 46” E
16 Kilometres south of Launceston CBD

Elevation: 562 feet above sea level

Aerodrome Reference

Total Area: 180 hectares

Site Acquired: July 1929

Main Runway: 14R/32L, asphalt and concrete, 1981 metres in length x 45 metres in width.
Grass Runways: Closed
Taxiways: Parallel 23 metre wide taxiway runs the length of the main runway.

Aircraft Stands: Domestic Passenger 6, Freight 3, General Aviation 25.

Terminal: Comprises of a 2 storey complex with 2 dedicated gateways and security lounge.

Navaids: Instrument Landing System (ILS) Cat 1 with co-located LP DME for RWY 32L; VHF Omni directional Radio Range (VOR) 14/32L; Distance Measuring Equipment (DME).

Lighting: CAT 1 High intensity runway and approach lighting, Precision Approach Position Indicator (PAPI) 14R/32L; Pilot Activated Lighting (PAL) system 14R/32L.

ATS: Air Traffic Control (Tower) 16 hours per day.

Emergency Services: Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Category 7 (16 hours per day).

Fuelling: Fuelling tanker for Jet A-1 AND AvGas.  Bowser AvGas at Aero Club.

Airline Operators: 3 domestic jet services, 2 smaller regional RPT services, regular jet air freight and GA operations.

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Launceston Airport

PO Box 1220, Launceston

TAS Australia, 7250

P (03) 6391 6222 F (03) 6391 8580

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