Cocos (Keeling) Islands Airport

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Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
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Cocos (Keeling) Islands Airport - RWY33.jpg
Aerial view in the direction of Runway 33
IATA: CCKICAO: YPCC
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Toll Remote Logistics
Location West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 12°11′19″S 096°49′50″E / 12.18861°S 96.83056°E / -12.18861; 96.83056Coordinates: 12°11′19″S 096°49′50″E / 12.18861°S 96.83056°E / -12.18861; 96.83056
Map
CCK is located in Indian Ocean
CCK
CCK
Location on a map of the Indian Ocean
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 2,441 8,009 Asphalt
Statistics (2010/11[1])
Passengers 15,712
Aircraft movements 303
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[2]
Passenger and aircraft movements from the BITRE[3]
View from the threshold of Runway 15
Map showing location of airport runway

Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (IATA: CCKICAO: YPCC) is an airport serving the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, a territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean. The airport is located on West Island, one of the South Keeling Islands and capital of the territory.

History[edit]

British Liberator takes off to bomb Japanese airfields in Sumatra

The airfield was built during World War II to support Allied aircraft in the war against Japan.

Facilities[edit]

The airport has one runway, designated 15/33, with an asphalt surface measuring 2,441 m × 45 m (8,009 ft × 148 ft) and an elevation of 10 ft (3 m) above sea level.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Virgin Australia Christmas Island, Perth

Statistics[edit]

Cocos Island Airport is not one of the busiest in Australia but still served 15,712 revenue passengers during financial year 2010–2011.[1][3]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Cocos Island Airport[3]
Year[1] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001–02
4,740
218
2002–03
4,328
212
2003–04
4,976
218
2004–05
5,631
226
2005–06
5,632
224
2006–07
6,501
232
2007–08
6,510
320
2008–09
5,611
238
2009–10
9,129
302
2010–11
15,712
303

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fiscal year 1 July – 30 June
  2. ^ a b YPCC – Cocos (Keeling) Island (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 3 March 2016, Aeronautical Chart
  3. ^ a b c "Airport Traffic Data 1985–86 to 2010–11". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). May 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.  Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"

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