Kikori Airport

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Kikori Airport
IATA: KRIICAO: AYKK
Summary
Location Kikori, Papua New Guinea
Elevation AMSL 40 ft / 12 m
Coordinates 07°25′29″S 144°14′59″E / 7.42472°S 144.24972°E / -7.42472; 144.24972
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 2,297 700

Kikori Airport is an airport in Kikori, Papua New Guinea (IATA: KRIICAO: AYKK). Believed to be originally built during the Second World War, it fell into disuse. In about 1965 work began to upgrade it due to the closure of the Catalina flying-boat service. The airstrip, tar sealed, was opened about 1967. By 1999, the bitumen had been largely eroded (probably due to the high rainfall) and had been covered with Marsden Matting. It was still in service as late as 2002.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Airlines PNG Baimuru, Balimo, Kamusi, Kerema, Mount Hagen