Iskandar Airport

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Iskandar Airport
Bandar Udara Iskandar
Bandara Iskandar - Pangkalan Bun.png
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Government
Location Pangkalan Bun, West Kotawaringin Regency, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 75 ft / 23 m
Coordinates 2°42′18″S 111°40′23″E / 2.70500°S 111.67306°E / -2.70500; 111.67306Coordinates: 2°42′18″S 111°40′23″E / 2.70500°S 111.67306°E / -2.70500; 111.67306
Website centralkalimantanairport.com
Map
PKN is located in Borneo
PKN
PKN
Location of airport in Kalimantan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,120 6,955 Asphalt
Sources: Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation,[1] DAFIF[2][3]

Iskandar Airport (IATA: PKN, ICAO: WAGI (Previous : WAOI)) is a military type-C airport in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia and is the only airport in Central Kalimantan which has an Avtur fuel station. It is the largest military airport in Indonesia with around 3,570 hectares area, however only 200 hectares is currently used for runway and buildings. Due to the still vast area unused, it is also functioned as a forest in the city.[4]. Iskandar Airport is named after Indonesian paratrooper from central kalimantan, Iskandar.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 75 feet (23 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,650 by 30 metres (5,413 ft × 98 ft).[2]

The runway was extended to 2,120 metres (6,955 ft) in 2014 to accommodate Boeing 737.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Garuda Indonesia Ketapang, Semarang
NAM Air Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Sampit, Surabaya, Semarang
Susi Air Palangkaraya
Trigana Air Service Banjarmasin, Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Ketapang, Semarang, Surabaya
Wings Air Ketapang, Palangkaraya, Sampit, Semarang, Surabaya

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Iskandar Airport, Pangkalan Bun". Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Retrieved 31 Dec 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Airport information for WAOI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for WAOI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ Nani (January 10, 2015). "Ternyata tak Semua Anggota TNI Tahu Lanud Terluas di Indonesia Ini". 

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