Ownership of Operations

Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC), in conjunction with the Launceston City Council, acquired the lease for Launceston Airport in May 1998.

The Airport is majority Australian owned and is managed locally for the benefit of the region. We are committed to the long-term safe and secure operation of the Airport. Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Limited (APAC) operates two Australian airports – Melbourne (Tullamarine) and Launceston.


Hugh McKenzie was appointed Chairman of Australia Pacific Airports (Launceston) in March 2021.


Australia Pacific Airports (Launceston) Pty. Ltd.
A.C.N. 081 578 903, A.B.N. 79 081 578 903
P.O. Box 1220 Launceston Tasmania 7250 Australia

2015 Launceston Airport Master Plan

The 2015 Launceston Airport Master Plan was approved on the 13 May 2015 by the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development in accordance to Section 81 of the Airports Act 1996.

Copies of the Launceston Airport Master Plan 2015 are available to download at the link below:

Australia Pacific Airports (Launceston) acknowledges the First Nations people and Traditional Owners of Tasmania including the Land that Launceston Airport operates on. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all other First Nations People.