Mount Hagen Airport

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Mount Hagen Airport
Mt. Hagen, Kagamuga International Airport 01.JPG
Serves Mount Hagen
Location Kagamuga, Papua New Guinea
Elevation AMSL 5,388 ft / 1,642 m
Coordinates 05°49′36.44″S 144°17′45.10″E / 5.8267889°S 144.2958611°E / -5.8267889; 144.2958611
HGU is located in Papua New Guinea
Location of airport in Papua New Guinea
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 3,599 1,097 Asphalt
12/30 7,185 2,190 Asphalt
Source: World Aero Data [1]

Mount Hagen Airport (IATA: HGU, ICAO: AYMH) is an airport in Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea.


The only international flights from Mount Hagen Airport began on 1 February 2017; PNG Air provides flights to Jayapura, Indonesia, three times a week.[1] The flights mark the resumption of direct air service between Papua New Guinea and Western New Guinea, which was last available in the 1990s.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air Niugini Port Moresby, Wewak[3]
Hevilift Port Moresby Charter: Cairns
MAF Telefomin, Sumbai
PNG Air Goroka, Kiunga, Jayapura,[1] Moro, Port Moresby, Tabubil, Wewak
Travel Air Port Moresby

Air Nuigini operates daily services to Port Moresby with Fokker 100 aircraft.


Mt. Hagen International airport has one main terminal housing Air Niugini, Hevilift, and airlines PNG. The airport facility has been rebuilt from the ground up, and reopened in November 2015.


Kagamuga Airport has two different runways.


  1. ^ a b "PNG Air schedules Mount Hagen int'l debut for mid-1Q17". ch-aviation. 28 November 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "PNG airline approved for Mt Hagen to Jayapura service". Radio New Zealand. 23 November 2016. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Air Niugini adds Mount Hagen – Wewak from March 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 5 April 2017.