** Updated Wednesday, 10 June 2020 2:40pm**
Tiger Tales have reopened their bar and will now be serving wine, spirits and bottled beer in the licensed area of our Departures Lounge. Until passenger numbers increase, Tiger Tales will be unable to offer on tap beverages as well as their food menu. Ground Up will continue to offer ready-made food options including pies, sandwiches and pastries.
From Thursday, 11 June both Runway News and Tas&Beyond will reopen with social distancing measures in line with government regulations in place.
Opening hours for Ground Up, Tiger Tales, Runway News and Tas&Beyond will be in line with our terminal opening hours on any given day and are subject to changes based on airport operations.
EXTENSION OF FREE PARKING AT HOBART AIRPORT Monday, 1 June 9am
We are extending our free parking offer until 30 June 2020.
Any cars already parked at Hobart Airport will not be charged for their stay if they exit prior to 30 June 2020.
For those unable to collect their car before the end of June or if you have made a booking for June, please contact email@example.com to discuss your situation.
CHANGES TO PARKING AT HOBART AIRPORT Friday, 10 April 9am
We will be waiving parking fees in our Premium, Terminal and Saver Car Parks from today (Friday, 10 April) until the end of May 2020.
Any cars already parked at Hobart Airport will not be charged for their stay if they exit prior to 31 May 2020.
For those unable to collect their car before the end of May or if you have made a booking for the remainder of April or May, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your situation.
Thank you again for your support and understanding during this time, we hope this will make a difference to those who still need to travel.
IMPORTANT FLIGHT UPDATE Thursday, 9 April 16:25pm
Given the fluid nature of the COVID-19 situation, we have been advised the daily Jetstar service will not be operating for the next two weekends (Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th April and Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April).
As there will be no flights operating on these weekends, the terminal at Hobart Airport will be closed to the public.
The Jetstar service will continue to operate Monday – Friday. Please note that there are differing flight times for each day.
These flights will operate until further notice.
The terminal at Hobart Airport will open approximately 3 hours prior to flight departure, and will close approximately 30 minutes after departure.
We recommend that you contact Jetstar directly on 131 538 for the most up to date information regarding changes to flight schedules or upcoming bookings.
** Updated Thursday, 2 April 2020 1:30pm**
We understand there are circumstances where travel remains essential for some Tasmanians and we want to assure you we are remaining open and operational for those who need to fly.
During this time, things are running a little differently at Hobart Airport;
For the most up to date information regarding flight schedules and services, please contact your airline directly.
If you are travelling, please remember to wash your hands, practice coughing etiquette and maintain social distancing of at least 1.5m from other airport users.
** Updated Monday, 30 March 2020 10:00am**
From midnight 29 March 2020, every person arriving in Tasmania, with the exception of essential travelers, are required to enter a 14-day period of self-isolation in government provided accommodation. Further information about food assistance and details of arrangements for self-isolation will be provided on arrival to Tasmania. The facilities will be overseen by Tasmania Police with assistance from the Australian Defence Force.
If you have applied to the state controller to be considered an essential traveler and your application has not been approved by the time you reach Tasmania, you must begin the 14 day mandatory self-isolation period until your application is approved.
Hobart Airport remains open and operational for both passenger and freight services. As a result of the reduced flight services operating in and out of Hobart Airport, operational hours will be restricted to accommodate the single Jetstar service to and from Melbourne each day. Opening hours will vary depending on the flight time, however we can assure travelers the airport will be open and operational for this service. Runway News, Tasmania & Beyond and Australian Way will be closed until further notice. The Kitchen, Ground Up, Red Square HBA and Market Place will remain open offering grab and go menu options and take away beverages during operational hours.
** Updated Saturday, 28 March 2020 4:02pm**
Due to no flights operating in or out of Hobart tomorrow (Sunday the 29th of March), the terminal will be closed.
For the latest information on flight schedules, we encourage you to contact your airline directly.
We anticipate the terminal will re-open on Monday in line with the resumption of the daily Jetstar service.
** Updated Tuesday, 24 March 2020 11:15am**
The safety and security of airport users is our number one priority at Hobart Airport. We continue to work closely with the Australian Government and Tasmanian Department of Health to monitor the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation and help prevent the spread of the virus.
The State Government has announced that from midnight Friday, 20 March all non-essential travelers arriving in Tasmania, from both domestic and international destinations, will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days.
The quarantine period will not apply to essential travellers. This includes health care workers, emergency workers, defence personnel, air and ship crew, specialists, and essential freight personnel (truck drivers/spirit freight). All passengers will be screened on arrival and must demonstrate they meet the essential travel criteria.
If passengers are deemed non-essential travellers, they will be directed to quarantine themselves at their stated place of address. Tasmania Police and Biosecurity Tasmania will ensure compliance with the quarantine measures, helping people to access support and follow up to ensure the process is adhered to.
Hobart Airport remains open and operational and is cooperating fully with authorities to assist in a smooth transition to the new measures.
I have coronavirus symptoms, what should I do?
If you develop coronavirus symptoms including fever, coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath or are concerned you may have been in close contact with a person who has coronavirus, you should contact the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 or the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.
What is the latest health advice?
The Department of Health advises that the best measures to prevent the spread of infection include regular hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes, avoiding touching your face, using alcohol-based hand sanitisers and practicing social distancing of at least 1.5 metres.
For the most up to date information, visit https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
What measures are being taken by Hobart Airport?
We have implemented increased cleaning measures throughout our terminal with a particular focus on key touch points. Hand sanitizer is available in high traffic areas and public health messaging is on display in our terminal. We continue to follow the latest advice from the Australian Government and the Tasmanian Department of Health.
In line with advice from the State Government, all passengers arriving into Tasmania from 11:59pm Friday, 20 March 2020 will be required to complete and Arrivals Card and self-isolate for a period of 14 days. Biosecurity Tasmania Officers will meet arriving passengers and issue the cards which will collect contact information to allow authorities to keep in touch with those arriving in the state in regard to relevant coronavirus updates.
Some exemptions apply, please see http://health.tas.gov.au/news/2020/Important_information_about_new_COVID-19_response_measures for details.
How do I get from the airport to my house/accommodation?
At this stage (Monday, 23 March 2020) taxis, Uber and SkyBus are all continuing to operate to and from Hobart Airport. For the most up to date advice regarding the use of public transport, please contact the Tasmanian Public Health hotline on 1800 671 738. For changes to hours of operation, frequency or schedules, please contact the transport provider directly.
Are all services and stores at Hobart Airport still open?
Hobart Airport is an essential service and will remain open and operational to those travelling on regular passenger transport services while airlines continue to operate these services. There have however been some changes to the operation of our food and beverage and retail outlets with Tiger Tales and Australian Way now closed until further notice.
In line with the most recent advice from State and Federal Government, operational food and beverage outlets will only be offering grab and go options from today. We will continue to do our best to ensure there are options available for those with dietary requirements.
At this stage, all car rental services at Hobart Airport remain open for booking and drop off.
Due to the reduction in flight services to and from Hobart Airport, we will be closing our Gate 6 area until further notice. This includes the bathroom facilities, kids play area and the seating area.
We will also be closing one baggage carousel until further notice. If you are arriving with checked baggage, please proceed to the baggage collection area and collect your bag from the operating carousel.
Where can I find flight updates?
For the latest information on flight schedules, we encourage you to contact your airline. Contact details for all airlines operating at Hobart Airport can be found here: https://hobartairport.com.au/flights/
My travel plans have changed, can I change/cancel my parking booking?
If you would like to change your booking or if your booking has commenced and your travel plans have changed, please contact Secure Parking on 03 6216 4646 or email email@example.com
Tasmanian Department of Health latest advice: https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/communicable_diseases_prevention_unit/infectious_diseases/coronavirus
Coronavirus FAQs: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-frequently-asked-questions
Isolation guidance: https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-isolation-guidance_2.pdf