Cocos (Keeling) Islands Airport

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Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
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Cocos (Keeling) Islands Airport - RWY33.jpg
Aerial view in the direction of Runway 33
IATA: CCKICAO: YPCC
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Toll Remote Logistics
Location West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 12°11′19″S 096°49′50″E / 12.18861°S 96.83056°E / -12.18861; 96.83056Coordinates: 12°11′19″S 096°49′50″E / 12.18861°S 96.83056°E / -12.18861; 96.83056
Map
CCK is located in Indian Ocean
CCK
CCK
Location on a map of the Indian Ocean
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 2,441 8,009 Asphalt
Statistics (2010/11[1])
Passengers 15,712
Aircraft movements 303
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[2]
Passenger and aircraft movements from the BITRE[3]
View from the threshold of Runway 15
Map showing location of airport runway

Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (IATA: CCKICAO: YPCC) is an airport serving the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, a territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean. The airport is located on West Island, one of the South Keeling Islands and capital of the territory.

History[edit]

British Liberator takes off to bomb Japanese airfields in Sumatra

The airfield was built during World War II to support Allied aircraft in the war against Japan.

Facilities[edit]

The airport has one runway, designated 15/33, with an asphalt surface measuring 2,441 m × 45 m (8,009 ft × 148 ft) and an elevation of 10 ft (3 m) above sea level.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Virgin Australia Christmas Island, Perth

Service including flight to Jakarta Airport are also planned.

Statistics[edit]

Cocos Island Airport is not one of the busiest in Australia but still served 15,712 revenue passengers during financial year 2010-2011.[1][3]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Cocos Island Airport[3]
Year[1] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001-02
4,740
218
2002-03
4,328
212
2003-04
4,976
218
2004-05
5,631
226
2005-06
5,632
224
2006-07
6,501
232
2007-08
6,510
320
2008-09
5,611
238
2009-10
9,129
302
2010-11
15,712
303

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June
  2. ^ a b YPCC – Cocos (Keeling) Island (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014, Aeronautical Chart
  3. ^ a b c "Airport Traffic Data 1985-86 to 2010-11". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). May 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.  Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"

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