Wanigela Airport

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Wanigela Airport
Location Wanigela, Papua New Guinea
Coordinates 09°20′15″S 149°09′20″E / 9.33750°S 149.15556°E / -9.33750; 149.15556Coordinates: 09°20′15″S 149°09′20″E / 9.33750°S 149.15556°E / -9.33750; 149.15556
AGL is located in Papua New Guinea
Location of airport in Papua New Guinea
Source: [1]

Wanigela Airport (IATA: AGL[2]ICAO: AYWG) is an airport in Wanigela,[1] a village in the Oro Province (also known as Northern Province) in Papua New Guinea.


The airfield was built by Australia New Guinea Administrative Unit authorities in July 1942 during World War II. Consisting of a single grassed runway, it was used primarily for transport flights.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service from this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Airlines PNG Port Moresby, Tufi