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Launceston Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Launceston Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

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To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Launceston Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Launceston airport has a single terminal with two levels.
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Where to Sleep

  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers flying on Qantas can find comfort in the lounge which is accessible with an airline membership. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Launceston Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Launceston Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • Qantas Club - Location: Next to check-in. Lounge Access: Qantas Club Membership.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout Launceston Airport.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Launceston Airport does not appeal to you, there are several tiny bed & breakfast accommodations throughout the area but your best bet may be to go into Launceston city center (about 14 minutes from the airport). Here are some of those hotels:

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Launceston Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs - Located in the departures and arrivals halls (landside).
  • Disabled Services – The airport is equipped with a number of disability services, including lifts, wheelchairs, handicap parking and a special pickup/drop off zone. A full disability access facilitation plan is available through the airport website.
  • Family Services - Parent’s rooms are located on Level 1 (landside) and the Ground Floor (airside).
  • Food & Drink - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Boags Upper Deck • Hudsons Coffee (landside and airside) • Wilderness Espresso. Vending machines are also available.
  • Luggage Carts - Located outside the terminal at the arrivals and departures doors.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers – There is no luggage storage available at the airport.
  • Mailbox – Located outside the airport, between the arrivals and departures doors.
  • Mobile Charging - Mobile charging stations and USB points have been installed throughout the new retail area.
  • Shopping - A wide variety of merchandise, including newspapers, magazines, travel goods, and local wines, is available for purchase at The Launceston Store.
  • Showers - If you need to freshen up, there is a coin-operated public shower facility. Location: Landside, adjacent to the check-in area.  Towels and toiletries are not provided, so bring your own!

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Airport Hours

The airport is open from 5:00AM - 10:30PM.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals offices are available in the arrivals hall, beside the baggage carousels. Companies include: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Thrifty • Redspot.

Shuttle Bus

Shuttle Bus: The Airporter Launceston City Hotels Shuttle connects the airport with Launceston hotels and accommodation. Flat rates are charged, and group rates are available.


Taxis can be picked up outside the Arrivals hall.

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Last Updated: 12 February 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.

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