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LST Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LST / YMLT
Airport Name: Launceston Airport
Location: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 41°32'42"S by 147°12'54"E
Area Served: Launceston
Operator/Owner: Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 562 feet (171 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Launceston Airport (LST):

  • Because of Launceston Airport's relatively low elevation of 562 feet, planes can take off or land at Launceston Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • On 29 May 2003, Qantas Flight 1737 – en route from Melbourne Airport – was hijacked shortly after takeoff.
  • Launceston Airport (LST) has 3 runways.
  • Virgin Australia currently has up to four daily flights from Melbourne and one from Sydney.
  • Launceston Airport terminal has recently undergone a A$20 million redevelopment, the largest expansion in its history.
  • The closest airport to Launceston Airport (LST) is George Town Aerodrome (GEE), which is located 38 miles (60 kilometers) NNW of LST.
  • The furthest airport from Launceston Airport (LST) is Corvo Airport (CVU), which is nearly antipodal to Launceston Airport (meaning Launceston Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Corvo Airport), and is located 12,280 miles (19,763 kilometers) away in Corvo Island, Azores, Portugal.

Map of Nearest Airports from Launceston Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Launceston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
137.56 miles (60.45 km) NNWGeorge Town Aerodrome (GEE)George Town, Tasmania, AustraliaView George Town Aerodrome on a map Set GEE as destination Airport Get more information about George Town Aerodrome
248.25 miles (77.66 km) WNWDevonport Airport (DPO)Devonport, Tasmania, AustraliaView Devonport Airport on a map Set DPO as destination Airport Get more information about Devonport Airport
357.09 miles (91.88 km) ENESt Helens Airport (HLS)St. Helens, Tasmania, AustraliaView St Helens Airport on a map Set HLS as destination Airport Get more information about St Helens Airport
485.80 miles (138.08 km) WNWBurnie Airport (BWT)Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaView Burnie Airport on a map Set BWT as destination Airport Get more information about Burnie Airport
590.51 miles (145.67 km) SHobart International Airport (HBA)Hobart, Tasmania, AustraliaView Hobart International Airport on a map Set HBA as destination Airport Get more information about Hobart International Airport
6108.36 miles (174.38 km) NNEFlinders Island Airport (FLS)Flinders Island, Tasmania, AustraliaView Flinders Island Airport on a map Set FLS as destination Airport Get more information about Flinders Island Airport
7121.20 miles (195.06 km) WNWSmithton Airport (SIO)Smithton, Tasmania, AustraliaView Smithton Airport on a map Set SIO as destination Airport Get more information about Smithton Airport
8209.29 miles (336.82 km) WNWKing Island Airport (KNS)Currie, Tasmania, AustraliaView King Island Airport on a map Set KNS as destination Airport Get more information about King Island Airport
9253.40 miles (407.81 km) NBairnsdale Aerodrome (BSJ)Bairnsdale, Victoria, AustraliaView Bairnsdale Aerodrome on a map Set BSJ as destination Airport Get more information about Bairnsdale Aerodrome
10270.91 miles (435.99 km) NNWMoorabbin Harry Hawker Airport (MBW)Moorabbin, Victoria, AustraliaView Moorabbin Harry Hawker Airport on a map Set MBW as destination Airport Get more information about Moorabbin Harry Hawker Airport
11275.56 miles (443.47 km) NWGeelong Airport (GEX)Grovedale, Victoria, AustraliaView Geelong Airport on a map Set GEX as destination Airport Get more information about Geelong Airport
12291.00 miles (468.32 km) NNWEssendon Airport (MEB)Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaView Essendon Airport on a map Set MEB as destination Airport Get more information about Essendon Airport
13291.22 miles (468.67 km) NWAvalon Airport (AVV)Avalon, Victoria, AustraliaView Avalon Airport on a map Set AVV as destination Airport Get more information about Avalon Airport
14295.77 miles (475.99 km) NNWMelbourne Airport (MEL)Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaView Melbourne Airport on a map Set MEL as destination Airport Get more information about Melbourne Airport
15310.81 miles (500.20 km) NMount Hotham Airport (MHU)Mount Hotham, Victoria, AustraliaView Mount Hotham Airport on a map Set MHU as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Hotham Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Launceston Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Launceston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,280.40 miles (19,763.34 km) NWCorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
212,268.49 miles (19,744.17 km) NNWFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
312,136.84 miles (19,532.31 km) NWHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
412,134.39 miles (19,528.35 km) WNWGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
512,127.89 miles (19,517.90 km) NWPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
612,079.99 miles (19,440.81 km) WNWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
711,977.46 miles (19,275.80 km) WNWJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
811,921.72 miles (19,186.10 km) NWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
911,372.23 miles (18,301.79 km) ENESt. John's International Airport (YYT)St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView St. John's International Airport on a map Set YYT as destination Airport Get more information about St. John's International Airport
1011,366.46 miles (18,292.50 km) WNWMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
1111,363.26 miles (18,287.35 km) WNWPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1211,266.00 miles (18,130.82 km) ENEGander International Airport (YQX)Gander, Newfoundland, CanadaView Gander International Airport on a map Set YQX as destination Airport Get more information about Gander International Airport
1311,227.81 miles (18,069.36 km) ENESaint-Pierre Airport (FSP)Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, FranceView Saint-Pierre Airport on a map Set FSP as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Pierre Airport
1411,214.33 miles (18,047.66 km) ENEMiquelon Airport (MQC)Miquelon, Saint Pierre and MiquelonView Miquelon Airport on a map Set MQC as destination Airport Get more information about Miquelon Airport
1511,208.06 miles (18,037.58 km) NWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport