Jacksons International Airport

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Jacksons International Airport
Port Moresby Intl Airport 2008.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerPNG National Airports Corporation Ltd
OperatorPNG National Airports Corporation Ltd
ServesPort Moresby
LocationSaraga, Port Moresby
Hub for
Elevation AMSL124 ft / 38 m
Coordinates09°26′36″S 147°13′12″E / 9.44333°S 147.22000°E / -9.44333; 147.22000
Websitenac.com.pg
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Jacksons International Airport is located in Papua New Guinea
Jacksons International Airport
Jacksons International Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 9,022 2,750 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passenger movements1,400,000

Jacksons International Airport (IATA: POM, ICAO: AYPY), also known as Port Moresby Airport, is an international airport located 8 kilometres (5 miles) outside Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. It is the largest and busiest airport in Papua New Guinea, with an estimated 1.4 million passengers using the airport in 2015,[1] and is the main hub for Air Niugini, the national airline of Papua New Guinea). The airport also serves as the main hub for PNG Air and Travel Air. It replaced the original Port Moresby airport, in what is now the suburb of Waigani, whose airstrip remained until the 1990s but no trace of which remains, it having been built over.

Terminals[edit]

Jacksons International Airport consists of two terminals: the Domestic Terminal, housing Air Niugini and PNG Air, and the International Terminal, servicing all other airlines plus Air Niugini's and PNG Air's international routes. The International Terminal features four aircraft parking bays, three of which are equipped with aerobridges. The two terminals are linked by a covered walkway.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Niugini Alotau, Brisbane, Buka, Cairns, Chuuk, Daru, Goroka, Hoskins, Hong Kong, Honiara, Kavieng, Kiunga, Kundiawa, Lae, Lihir Island, Lorengau, Madang, Manila, Mendi, Mount Hagen, Nadi, Pohnpei, Popondetta, Port Vila, Rabaul, Singapore, Sydney, Tabubil, Tari, Vanimo, Wapenamanda, Wewak
Seasonal: Tokyo–Narita[2]
Philippine Airlines Manila
PNG Air Alotau, Cairns, Daru, Goroka, Hoskins, Kiunga, Lae, Lihir Island, Losuia, Madang, Misima Island, Moro, Mount Hagen, Popondetta, Rabaul, Tabubil, Tufi, Wewak
Qantas Brisbane
QantasLink Cairns[3]
Virgin Australia Brisbane

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Pacific Air Express Brisbane

Other facilities[edit]

Air Niugini has its head office in the Air Niugini House, near the airport property.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • www.pacificwrecks.com
  • A-Z World Airports: Jacksons International Airport

External links[edit]

Media related to Jacksons International Airport at Wikimedia Commons