Travelling to Tasmania by Air
Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and King Island are all gateways for domestic air traffic from the mainland to Tasmania. The majority of flights are from Melbourne and Sydney and go to Launceston or Hobart. The latter is still classified as an International Airport with full customs and immigration facilities, but the airport has not had a regular scheduled international passenger service since the 1990s (from Christchurch, New Zealand). Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Tasair, REx and Tiger Airways provided regular services to the mainland.
Hobart is one of the few cities in Australia to enjoy curfew-free air services. Launceston Airport is also widely used, particularly for travellers from the mainland seeking access to the north of the state. Launceston is the airport to use if visiting Tasmania's North West by air from the mainland. Hire cars are availble at Launceston Airport. Devonport is around an hour's drive away from Launceston Airport.
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