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Forwarding of freight to or from our bases is the responsibility of the customer. We ask that all assigned freight be delivered at least 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time to guarantee carriage.

Size, Dimensions & Weight 

Due to the limited amount of baggage space on our aircraft, all freight carried must not exceed the following dimensions and weight:

  • Maximum weight of any one item must not exceed 32 kg
  • Square or rectangular objects = 750mm (length) x 450mm (width) x 500mm (height)
  • Elongated objects = 2300mm (length) x 450mm (width) x 230mm (height)

Charges - From 1st June 2022

Freight and Excess Baggage Rates


Excess Baggage

All Routes $6.05 per kilo



Launceston – Flinders

$2.42 per kilo (Minimum charge 10kg)

Essendon – King Island

$6.05 per kilo (Minimum charge 5kg)

Essendon – Flinders

$6.05 per kilo (Minimum charge 5kg)

Launceston – King Island

$6.05 per kilo (Minimum charge 5kg)

Wynyard – King Island

$6.05 per kilo (Minimum charge 5kg)


Rates are based on Weight of animal + weight of crate  

Essendon – Flinders           

Small (1-10kg) $66.00 each way

Essendon – King Island

Large (11-30kg) $115.50 each way

Launceston – King Island   

Extra Large (30kg+) $231.00 each way

Wynyard – King Island       



Launceston – Flinders 

Small (1-10kg) $49.50 each way


Large (11-30kg) $71.50 each way


Extra Large (30kg+) $137.50 each way


Can only be booked through a pet transportation company:


Essendon – Launceston  

Small (1-10kg) $132.00 each way


Large (11-30kg) $220.00 each way


Extra Large (30kg+) $440.00 each way


Crate Hire 

$49.50 one way Hire (Available from Flinders Island, Launceston and Essendon)


Special Items

Bikes $71.50 Each way (up to 23Kg including packaging)


**** No freight or livestock will be accepted on Hobart services ****

Consignment Note

All freight must be accompanied by a consignment note describing the following:

  • Freight Dimensions
  • Total Gross weight including packaging
  • Description of Contents
  • Dangerous Goods Declaration

Dangerous Goods

Sharp is permitted to carry certain Dangerous Goods as per the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations. For further information refer to the following link for a description of Dangerous Goods


In Tasmania Sharp operates a pickup and delivery service within a couple of hours of the airport and can arrange a similar service from other areas of the state for a nominal fee.

This service is offered in Tasmania only, for more information call Jet Couriers Launceston on 03 6343 5033 or www.jetcouriers.com.au

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