Media Releases

Hobart Airport Media Statement 7 Dec 2016

At 10.30 this morning there was a minor incident between two Virgin Australia Aircraft on the Hobart Airport passenger apron.

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Hobart Airport welcomes new Freight Services

Hobart Airport welcomed today the announcement that Qantas Freight has been named as the exclusive air freight partner to carry VAN Milk’s fresh Tasmanian dairy exports to Ningbo, China.

The operation which will operate from Hobart Airport is a significant project, and we congratulate VAN and Qantas on their partnership.
 
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25 Nov 2016 Hobart Airport welcomes new Freight Services

 

Runway extension project underway at Hobart Airport

 

Construction of Grueber Avenue has commenced, paving the way for the extension of the Hobart Airport runway. Enabling works commenced in July following final approval of the Hobart Airport Runway Major Development Plan earlier this year. Phase two, the construction of the runway extension itself is planned for commencement over the summer period, with all works on the $40 million project set for completion by March 2018.

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9 Sept 2016 Hobart Airport media release runway extension underway (PDF)

 

Hobart Airport has welcomed the approval of the Hobart Airport Runway Major Development Plan.

 

Hobart Airport CEO, Rod Parry said with formal approval of the Major Development Plan now granted, construction of this important infrastructure project can now commence.

“The extension of the runway will open up new and exciting opportunities for the Tasmanian economy and will provide the state with the ability to better participate in Asian markets and to be a stronger Antarctic Gateway for Australia and other Nations,” Mr Parry said.

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22 April 2016 Hobart Airport media release runway extension approval (PDF)

 

 

Hobart Airport welcomes Master Plan approval

 

Hobart Airport has welcomed the approval of its 2015 Master Plan by Deputy Prime Minster and Commonwealth Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Hon Warren Truss.

CEO Rod Parry said the 2015 Master Plan is an important document that outlines the Airports future plans and underscores the important role this essential piece of infrastructure continues to have in supporting economic growth and social connectivity for Tasmania.

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23 December 2015 Hobart Airport welcomes Master Plan approval (PDF)

 

 

Hobart Airport finishes one of its busiest years with travel tips for the holidays

 

It’s going to be a busy holiday season at Hobart Airport, at the end of the busiest year in our history.  To get your holiday off on the right foot we have put together some pointers that will help make sure your holiday starts on time and without unnecessary stress.

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21 December 2015 Hobart Airport finishes one of its busiest years with travel tips for the holidays (PDF)

 

 

New Capability for Antarctic Aviation from Hobart Airport

 

Exciting new developments in Antarctic aviation are taking place at Hobart Airport this summer. On 5 November 2015 the first of a series of proof-of-concept flights to Antarctica took place with a C-17A Globemaster III aircraft, operated by the Royal Australian Airforce.

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24 November 2015_New Capability for Antarctic Aviation from Hobart Airport (PDF)

 

 

Runway extension plans released for public consultation

 

The $100 million redevelopment of the Hobart Airport has passed another significant milestone with the release of the draft Major Development Plan for public consultation for the 500 metre runway extension, which is on track to be completed by summer 2018.

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30 October 2015_Runway extension plans released for public consultation (PDF)

 

 

QantasLink announces new services from Hobart commencing March 8 2016

 

Today Rod Parry, CEO Hobart Airport welcomed QantasLink CEO John Gissing to Hobart Airport.  Mr Gissing was in town to announce new QantasLink services between Hobart, Melbourne and Sydney.

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16 September 2015_QantasLink announces new services from Hobart commencing March 8 2016 (PDF)

 

Flights: Hobart - SydneyDepArrFrequencyAircraft
QF1582 Hobart – Sydney06350820Monday – SaturdayB717
QF1584 Hobart – Sydney15301715DailyB717
QF1583 Sydney – Hobart09251120DailyB717
QF1585 Sydney – Hobart18202015Sunday – FridayB717

 

Flights: Hobart - MelbourneDepArrFrequencyAircraft
QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne06050720DailyB717
QF1502 Hobart – Melbourne10101125DailyB717
QF1504 Hobart – Melbourne12001315DailyB717
QF1506 Hobart – Melbourne15501705Monday – SaturdayB717
QF1556 Hobart – Melbourne17101825Sunday – FridayB717
QF1501 Melbourne – Hobart08150930DailyB717
QF1503 Melbourne – Hobart12301345DailyB717
QF1505 Melbourne – Hobart13551510Monday – SaturdayB717
QF1507 Melbourne – Hobart15151630Sunday – FridayB717
QF1557 Melbourne – Hobart19152030DailyB717