Tarakan airstrip in May 1945
Juwata International Airport ( IATA: TRK, ICAO: WALR) is an airport in [1 ] Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Tarakan which is off the coast of Borneo. The airport was the main Allied objective during the Battle of Tarakan (1945).
Juwata Airport is a destination point of the ASEAN Single Aviation Market under Protocol I and II.
2010 Tarakan riot, negotiation between communities to end the conflict was held here.
Airlines and destinations [ edit ]
Jakarta–Halim, Balikpapan Domestic
Kal Star Aviation
Balikpapan, Berau, Malinau, Nunukan, Tanjung Selor, Samarinda Domestic
Balikpapan, Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Makassar, Surabaya Domestic
Susi Air Long Bawan, Malinau, Nunukan, Tanjung Selor
Expansion [ edit ]
Due to the airport is used both by military and civil aviation, so the apron is also used together. In July 2014, the airport authority initials to build 183 meters taxiway to the military apron which can accommodate 4 Sukhoi and 2 Hercules together and the project is predicted to be finished in December 2014.
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