Training exercise at airport

ABOUT 100 volunteers and emergency services personnel will train at Launceston Airport today.

Organisations including Tasmania Police, the Tasmania Fire Service, Ambulance Tasmania and the State Emergency Service will take part in the exercise between 9.45am and 1pm.

The biannual Launceston Airport training exercise will include simulated injured passengers, debris, smoke and fire, on and off the airfield.

There will also be a heightened level of emergency services vehicle activity.

Travellers and members of the public should not be alarmed by the exercise.

Scheduled passenger flights will not be affected by the exercise.