Mount Hagen Airport

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Mount Hagen Airport
Mt. Hagen, Kagamuga International Airport 01.JPG
Summary
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
Map
HGU is located in Papua New Guinea
HGU
HGU
Location of airport in Papua New Guinea
Runways
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 is an airport in Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea (IATA: HGU, ICAO: AYMH).

History[edit]

The only international flights from Mount Hagen Airport will begin on 1 February 2017; PNG Air will provide 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]

Airlines Destinations
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.

Facilities[edit]

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.

Runways[edit]

Kagamuga Airport has two different runways.

References[edit]

  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.