El Tari Airport

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El Tari Airport
Bandar Udara El Tari
El Tari Airport logo.png
El tari airport.jpg
IATA: KOEICAO: WATT
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator PT Angkasa Pura I
Serves Kupang
Location Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 102 m / 335 ft
Coordinates 10°10′17″S 123°40′16″E / 10.17139°S 123.67111°E / -10.17139; 123.67111Coordinates: 10°10′17″S 123°40′16″E / 10.17139°S 123.67111°E / -10.17139; 123.67111
Website http://www.kupang-airport.com
Map
KOE is located in Indonesia Timor
KOE
KOE
Location in Timor
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
12/30 1,273 4,175 Dirt/Grass
Statistics (2011)
Passengers 1.174.928
Aircraft movements 18.824
Cargo 4.147.795
Sources: List of the busiest airports in Indonesia

El Tari Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara El Tari) (IATA: KOEICAO: WATT) is an airport in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The airport is named after El Tari, the governor of East Nusa Tenggara from 1966 to 1978. The airport's ICAO code was changed from WRKK to WATT in 2004.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Batik Air Jakarta
Citilink Surabaya, Jakarta
Garuda Indonesia Denpasar, Ende, Jakarta, Surabaya, Labuan Bajo, Lombok, Tambolaka
Lion Air Batam, Denpasar, Jakarta, Surabaya
Sriwijaya Air Jakarta, Surabaya
Susi Air Atambua, Larantuka, Lewoleba, Sabu
TransNusa Air Services Alor, Atambua, Bajawa, Denpasar, Ende, Larantuka, Labuan Bajo, Lewoleba, Makassar, Maumere, Rote, Ruteng, Tambolaka, Waingapu
Wings Air Ende, Labuan Bajo, Maumere

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 27 November 2009, Batavia Air Flight 711, operated by a Boeing 737-400 made an emergency landing after a problem was discovered with the landing gear.[2]
  • On 2 December 2009, Merpati Nusantara Airlines Fokker 100 PK-MJD made an emergency landing when the left main gear failed to extend. There were no injuries among the passengers and crew.[2]
  • On 10 June 2013 a Merpati Nusantara Airlines airplane made undershoot approach, then hard landed and blocked the runway, but surprisingly all 50 passengers (including crew) were safe.[3]

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