Plans for $200m terminal expansion released

Phase 1 is expected to be completed by December 2020.
April 9, 2019

Following our busiest year ever with more than 2.6 million passengers passing through the terminal, we have unveiled plans for a major terminal expansion with international processing facilities.

The Terminal Expansion Project (TXP) will see the building’s footprint more than double in size with the expansion expected to be completed in three stages.

The initial stage is expected to cost approximately $100 million and will be completed by December 2020. This stage will see the expansion of the existing departures lounge and facilities, improved airline lounges, enhanced passenger screening facilities, and the construction of a swing lounge concept, capable of providing for international processing facilities.

Deliberate in our design, we are working to create a space that celebrates our history and directs our future as Tasmania’s premier gateway. We take pride in our role as the makers of first impressions, offering a uniquely Tasmanian experience to visitors and a familiar sense of place to those arriving home.

We have prepared a preliminary draft Major Development Plan (MDP) for our Terminal Expansion Project which is now available for public comment.

To view the Major Development Plan or to submit comments please visit

“We’re building better facilities and a better airport to serve our community”
Sarah Renner
Hobart Airport CEO