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|ICAO: YMLT – IATA: LST|
|Region||Asia and Pacific|
|Elevation||171.298 m <br />562 ft <br />562 ft171.298 m <br />|
|Coordinates||41° 32' 43.02" S, 147° 12' 37.24" E|
|Date/Time||16 October 2021 06:00:00|
|Wind speed||19 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||scattered clouds|
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 <br />15,000 m <br />49,212.598 ft <br /> 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.)