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Launceston Airport

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YMLT
Airport
ICAO: YMLT – IATA: LST
Summary
Name Launceston Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Australia AU.gif
Location Launceston, Tasmania
Serving Launceston
Elevation 171.298 m
562 ft
562 ft171.298 m
Coordinates 41° 32' 43.02" S, 147° 12' 37.24" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
14L/32R 700 m2,296.588 ft
18 m59.055 ft
GRS /
14R/32L 1981 m6,499.344 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
18/36 690 m2,263.78 ft
18 m59.055 ft
GRS /


METAR
Observation YMLT 171700Z AUTO 35007KT 8000 // NCD 05/04 Q1008
Station Launceston Airport
Date/Time 17 October 2019 17:00:00
Wind direction 350°
Wind speed 07 kts
Lowest cloud amount no clouds detected
Temperature 5°C
Dew point 4°C
Humidity 93%
QNH 1008 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Launceston Airport is a regional airport on the outskirts of Launceston, Tasmania. The airport is located in the rural area of Western Junction 15 km8.099 nm
15,000 m
49,212.598 ft
from Launceston city centre.

Climatology

Mild temperate oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb).

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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of YMLT

  • A320 / B738, vicinity Launceston Australia, 2008 (On 1 May 2008 an Airbus A320-200 being operated by JetStar on a scheduled passenger flight from Melbourne to Launceston, Tasmania was making a missed approach from runway 32L when it came into close proximity in night VMC with a Boeing 737-800 being operated by Virgin Blue and also inbound to Launceston from Melbourne which was manoeuvring about 5nm north west of the airport after carrying out a similar missed approach. Minimum separation was 3 nm at the same altitude and the situation was fully resolved by the A320 climbing to 4000 feet.)