Kirakira Airport

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Kirakira Airport
Ngorangora Airstrip
IATA: IRAICAO: AGGK
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Kirakira, Makira Island, Solomon Islands
Coordinates 10°26′58″S 161°53′54″E / 10.44944°S 161.89833°E / -10.44944; 161.89833

Kirakira Airport (IATA: IRA[1]ICAO: AGGK[2]) is an airport located at Kirakira on the island of Makira (formerly San Cristobal), part of the Makira-Ulawa Province in the Solomon Islands. It is also known as Ngorangora Airstrip[3] and was constructed in the late 1950s.[4] The airport has scheduled flights provided by Solomon Airlines, using DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft.[5][6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Solomon Airlines Honiara, Santa Ana [5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Accident history for Kirakira Airport (IRA) at Aviation Safety Network
  2. ^ Airport information for AGGK / IRA - Ngorangora - Kirakira, Makira Island, Solomon Islands at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ Stanley, David (2004). Moon Handbooks: South Pacific (8 ed.). Avalon Travel. pp. 1034–1035. ISBN 978-1-56691-411-6. OCLC 224404243. 
  4. ^ "Makira/Ulawa Province Development Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Provincial Government and Rural Development. August 2001. 
  5. ^ a b Solomon Airlines
  6. ^ a b Solomon Airlines Northern Summer Schedule - Issue No. 68 - Effective 03 Aug 2009
  7. ^ "Domestic Route Map". Solomon Airlines. Archived from the original on 2007-01-27. Retrieved 2007-03-17.