Port Keats Airfield

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Port Keats Airfield
IATA: PKTICAO: YPKT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Victoria Daly Shire Council
Location Wadeye, Northern Territory
Elevation AMSL 112 ft / 34 m
Coordinates 14°14′54″S 129°31′42″E / 14.24833°S 129.52833°E / -14.24833; 129.52833Coordinates: 14°14′54″S 129°31′42″E / 14.24833°S 129.52833°E / -14.24833; 129.52833
Map
YPKT is located in Northern Territory
YPKT
YPKT
Location in the Northern Territory
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 1,410 4,626 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Port Keats Airfield (IATA: PKTICAO: YPKT) is an airport at Wadeye, Northern Territory (Port Keats) in Australia.

World War II[edit]

During World War II, the airfield was used as an emergency landing ground for Royal Australian Air Force fighters and bombers returning from flying operations over the Netherlands East Indies.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ YPKT – Port Keats (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014, Aeronautical Chart
  2. ^ OzatWar website