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New operations centre for Launceston



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PRESS STAT;IM vT 656

NEW O RTIONS CENTRE FOR LAUNCESTON

(Statement by the Minister for Civil Aviation,

R. W. SWARTZ)

A $200,000 airways• operations centre will be

commissioned at Launceston on Saturday.

This was announced today by the Miiiister for

Civil Aviation, lire R. W. Swartz.

Mr. Swartz said the new centre, to be situated

within the terminal building, would service aircraft

operations to and from Tasmanian ports and within Tasmania.

It would include air traffic control, flight service and communication.

The facilities were as modern as any in the

Commonwealth and were capable of expansion if required,

said Mr. Swartz.

Canberra 17 September 1969