Juwata International Airport

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Juwata Airport


TRK is located in Borneo Topography
Location of airport in Kalimantan
Airport type Public
Operator PT Angkasa Pura I
Location Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 03°19′36″N 117°33′56″E / 3.32667°N 117.56556°E / 3.32667; 117.56556
Website www.tarakanairport.com
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 8,202 2,500 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 1.012.265
Tarakan airstrip in May 1945

Juwata International Airport (IATA: TRKICAO: WALR)[1] is an airport in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Tarakan which is off the coast of Borneo. The airport was the main Allied objective during the Battle of Tarakan (1945).

Juwata Airport is a destination point of the ASEAN Single Aviation Market under Protocol I and II.

During 2010 Tarakan riot, negotiation between communities to end the conflict was held here.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Route
Batik Air Jakarta–Halim Perdanakusuma, Balikpapan Domestic
Garuda Indonesia Balikpapan Domestic
Kal Star Aviation Balikpapan, Berau, Malinau, Nunukan, Tanjung Selor, Samarinda Domestic
Lion Air Balikpapan, Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Makassar, Surabaya Domestic
MASwings Tawau International
Sriwijaya Air Balikpapan Domestic
Susi Air Long Bawan, Malinau, Nunukan, Tanjung Selor Domestic


Due to the airport is used both by military and civil aviation, so the apron is also used together. In July 2014, the airport authority initials to build 183 meters taxiway to the military apron which can accommodate 4 Sukhoi and 2 Hercules together and the project is predicted to be finished in December 2014.[2]


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