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|ICAO: YMLT – IATA: LST|
|Region||Asia and Pacific|
|Elevation||171.298 m |
562 ft171.298 m
|Coordinates||41° 32' 43.02" S, 147° 12' 37.24" E|
|Date/Time||17 October 2019 17:00:00|
|Wind speed||07 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||no clouds detected|
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
from Launceston city centre.
Mild temperate oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb).
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.)