News Listings for Hobart International Airport

  • Hobart airport plans for runway extension

    News | 14 May 2014 03:48 | Mavis Toh

    Hobart International Airport has received a A$38 million ($35.6 million) funding commitment from the Australian government to extend its runway.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hobart-airport-plans-for-runway-extension-399232/
  • Hobart airport to begin second phase of runway upgrade

    News | 11 Jan 2012 04:25

    <p>The second phase of the upgrade to the runway at Hobart international airport in Tasmania will begin shortly in 2012, the airport operator said in a statement.</p><p>The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hobart-airport-to-begin-second-phase-of-runway-upgrade-366764/
  • Hobart Airport receives approval for runway upgrade

    News | 22 Sep 2011 11:27

    <p>Australia's Hobart International Airport has received permission from the Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hobart-Airport-receives-approval-for-runway-upgrade-362415/
  • Australia's Hobart airport being sold to Macquarie and others

    News | 13 Dec 2007 06:49 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><st1:State w:st="on">Tasmania</st1:State>’s state government is selling the state’s number one airport to a consortium that includes <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Australia</st1:place></st1:country-region>’s Macquarie Group and the state government’s public sector superannuation fund.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Tasmanian Gateway Consortium says in a statement it has signed an agreement with Tasmanian Ports Corporation to buy <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Hobart</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> for A$350.5 million ($309 million). Tasmanian Ports is the state government body responsible for the airport and the state’s sea ports.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The consortium says once it takes over the airport it is looking to expand the terminal and add morhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-Hobart-airport-being-sold-to-Macquarie-and-others-307671/
  • Australia's Hobart airport being sold to Macquarie and others

    News | 13 Dec 2007 06:49 | Leithen Francis

    <P>Tasmania’s state government is selling the state’s number one airport to a consortium that includes Australia’s Macquarie Group and the state government’s public sector superannuation fund.</P> <P>Tasmanian Gateway Consortium says in a statement it has signed an agreement with Tasmanian Ports Corporation to buy Hobart International Airport for A$350.5 million ($309 million). Tasmanian Ports is the state government body responsible for the airport and the state’s sea ports.</P> <P>The consortium says once it takes over the airport it is looking to expand the terminal and add more retail space.</P> <P>Those in the consortium are: Macquarie Global Infrastructure Fund III, Macquarie Capital Group and the Retirement Benefits Fund Board (RBFB).</P> <P>RBFB is the state government’s superannuation fund for its public sector employees.</P> <P>Macquarie Group says in a separate statement Macquarie has a 20% stake in the consortium. </P> <P>Hobart is the main airport on Australia’s southttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-Hobart-airport-being-sold-to-Macquarie-and-others-220424/
  • Australia's Hobart airport to get terminal upgrade

    News | 14 Nov 2003 04:49 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Australia’s Hobart International Airport (HIA) has unveiled a A$3.5 million ($2.5 million) upgrade of its domestic passenger terminal that mostly involves an internal reconfiguration and refurbishment.<u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Work on the terminal will commence in February 2004 and will take 5-6 months to complete, HIA manager operations and infrastructure John Langford says from Hobart.<u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Langford says the airport’s operator, HIA Pty Ltd, will pay for the A$3.5 million upgrade, whichttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-Hobart-airport-to-get-terminal-upgrade-271706/