Kavieng Airport

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Kavieng Airport

IATA: KVGICAO: AYKV

KVG is located in Papua New Guinea
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Location of airport in Papua New Guinea
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Kavieng
Elevation AMSL 2 m / 7 ft
Coordinates 02°34′45″S 150°48′28″E / 2.57917°S 150.80778°E / -2.57917; 150.80778
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 1,704 5,592 Asphalt

Kavieng Airport (IATA: KVGICAO: AYKV) is located in Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea and is located approximately 1 km away from the town centre.

The airport was first built by the Japanese as a military airbase in 1942[citation needed]. After the end of the war, it was converted to civilian use, and now possesses a modern, though small terminal facility.

It is officially an international airport, but is yet to be used for regular commercial international flights.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Niugini Lorengau, Port Moresby, Rabaul

Kavieng airport was there before the Japanese invasion[citation needed]. Australian troops were sent there to defend it.[citation needed]

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