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bmc

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Member since 22 Aug 2013

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Big news in the paper here today.  The Hobart terminal redevelopment document lists the creation of a 2 level departure lounge at HBA with an "upper floor" with  "two lounges for airline use".  The document lists completion of this stage by December 2020. I wonder if anyone else has more news on this.

markpk

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 29 Nov 2013

Total posts 412

Is this the same Hobart that has a long history of being belligerent to airlines and customers?

If you're lucky you might see the design phase finished by December 2020...

Nichokiu

Member since 13 Apr 2018

Total posts 21

Haven't they already "redesigned" the current terminal? Took about 4 years, with a massive cost. I was absolutely stunned with the design, there are a few more chairs and pot plants around!!

Red Cee

Member since 15 Feb 2018

Total posts 151

Would like to see aero bridges. Hobart’s Weather can be quite unpleasant when walking in the rain.

mviy

Member since 05 May 2016

Total posts 276

Would like to see aero bridges. Hobart’s Weather can be quite unpleasant when walking in the rain.
That would be nice but unfortunately from the news articles I've read aerobridges aren't planned.

patrickk

Qantas

Member since 19 Apr 2012

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Manhattan Kansas is tiny airport with 5 flight a day and has a single aero bridge from the ground floor Hobart is there times the size so why not a couple of aero bridges from the current boarding area.

Ryan K

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Member since 30 May 2013

Total posts 105

No aerobridges in the plan, but the $200 million redevelopment will include a doubling of the terminal footprint. The upper level mezzanine floor will be used for a new Qantas Club and a lounge for “other airlines.” There will also be customs admin, etc. on this mezzanine level for possible international flights to New Zealand and/or south east Asia.

This can’t come soon enough, the current terminal is barely coping. As we speak, a sixth and seventh aircraft parking bay are being created to cater for the current rapid growth in flights. These extra spaces are being created by having aircraft pushed back instead of powering out while taxiing on departure like is done on the Gold Coast.

Ryan K

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Member since 30 May 2013

Total posts 105

Haven't they already "redesigned" the current terminal? Took about 4 years, with a massive cost. I was absolutely stunned with the design, there are a few more chairs and pot plants around!!

That was just a new arrivals hall, but even now that’s hardly coping.

Pointsman

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Member since 18 Jan 2017

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Tenders are open for the likes of Virgin and QANTAS to open a lounge.
The mezzanine level is supposedly for border control etc.

cooray

Member since 26 Sep 2018

Total posts 3

At the moment it a third world facility. Until it gets aerobridges it will remain as one of the worst in Australia.

Beau Ghan

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Member since 10 Apr 2019

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At the moment it a third world facility. Until it gets aerobridges it will remain as one of the worst in Australia.

While it is not the most modern thing in the world, Hobart Airport is NOT third world. Hyperbole is not becoming.

Ryan K

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Member since 30 May 2013

Total posts 105

Manhattan Kansas is tiny airport with 5 flight a day and has a single aero bridge from the ground floor Hobart is there times the size so why not a couple of aero bridges from the current boarding area.

In fact, Hobart is much bigger with up to 60 flights a day in peak times - 30 arrivals and 30 departures some days over summer.

Tasclean

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Member since 29 Feb 2016

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No aeros in Townsville, OOL either and both of them have considerably higher rainfall than Hobart (2nd driest state capital after Adelaide)

Ryan K

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Member since 30 May 2013

Total posts 105

No aeros in Townsville, OOL either and both of them have considerably higher rainfall than Hobart (2nd driest state capital after Adelaide)

Townsville does have aerobridges and the Gold Coast is installing them in their new plan. Darwin and Cairns domestic also use aerobridges.

GBRGB

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Member since 21 Jan 2014

Total posts 219

Must have been a while since you have been to Townsville Tasclean, 4 aero bridges were done with the 2004 redevelopment.

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