Jalaluddin Airport

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Jalaluddin Airport

IATA: GTOICAO: WAMG

GTO is located in Sulawesi
GTO
GTO
Location of airport in Sulawesi
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Gorontalo City
Location Gorontalo City, Gorontalo, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 32 m / 105 ft
Coordinates 00°38′14″N 122°50′59.5″E / 0.63722°N 122.849861°E / 0.63722; 122.849861
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,700 8,858 Asphalt
Sources: DAFIF,[1] Great Circle Mapper[2]

Jalaluddin Airport is an airport in Gorontalo City, Gorontalo, Indonesia (IATA: GTOICAO: WAMG).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Garuda Indonesia Makassar
Lion Air Makassar
Sriwijaya Air Makassar
Wings Air Manado

Expansion[edit]

A new 2,500 meter runway with 45 meters width will be built on a 40 hectares leasing of Indonesian Air Force land due to extent the old runway will disturb flights. The project is predicted will be finished in 2015 including terminal and proper fence to avoid cattle in to the airport area.[3]

Incidents[edit]

On August 6, 2013 Lion Air JT897 hit a cow when landing and the aircraft slipped sideway to the grass, but all 117 passengers including aircraft crews only shocked and no one injured.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for WAMG at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  2. ^ Airport information for GTO at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ "Air Force leases land for airport expansion". August 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Pesawat Tabrak Sapi, Gubernur Gorontalo Janji Bina Peternak". August 15, 2013.