St Helens Airport

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St Helens Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorBreak O'Day Council
LocationSt Helens, Tasmania
Elevation AMSL158 ft / 48 m
Coordinates41°20′12″S 148°16′54″E / 41.33667°S 148.28167°E / -41.33667; 148.28167Coordinates: 41°20′12″S 148°16′54″E / 41.33667°S 148.28167°E / -41.33667; 148.28167
YSTH is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 1,070 3,510 Gravel
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

St Helens Airport (IATA: HLS, ICAO: YSTH) is a small Australian regional airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) east[1] of St Helens on the north-east coast of Tasmania.

The airport is commonly used to transport fresh seafood from the east coast to the Australian mainland. The airport also has a small flying school and scenic flights also operate out of the airport. The airport has one unsealed runway and a NDB beacon on 392 kHz.

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  1. ^ a b YSTH – St Helens (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 08 November 2018, Aeronautical Chart