Environment

Hobart Airport is committed to the environment and providing a sustainable operation in conjunction with our partners and passengers.

Hobart Airport has an Airport Environment Strategy that provides a long-term strategic vision for Hobart Airport and its interaction with the environment.

The key objectives of the Airport Environment Strategy are to summarise the Airport’s environmental approach to management of environmental values, the environmental values outlined within the Airport Environment Strategy are:

  • Heritage – Aboriginal and Historic;
  • Biodiversity – Vegetation communities and Threatened Species;
  • Air Quality;
  • Water Quality – Surface and Groundwater;
  • Soil Quality – Contamination;
  • Energy and Natural Resources – including Climate Change and Greenhouse gas emissions;
  • Waste Management; and
  • Noise – Ground based emissions.

Please see Chapter 13 Environment of the Master Plan.

Annual Environment Report

The Annual Environment Report summarises Hobart International Airport’s environmental performance over the 2013-2014 financial year and its environmental achievements to date. The report also highlights the key environmental objectives and actions for the following year. This document fulfils the statutory requirements of the Airports (Environment Protection) Regulations 1997 and has been prepared using information derived from scheduled monitoring, reporting, on site environmental management, and supplementary investigations.

The Annual Environment Report for 2013-2014 can be found below:

Annual Environment Report_2013_2014 (PDF)