International Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Internasional Sentani) (IATA:
DJJ, ICAO: WAJJ) is an airport serving Jayapura, the capital of Papua
province, Indonesia, on the island of New Guinea. The name of this
airport is taken from a lake nearby.
The airport is located 25 km
West of Jayapura city. The
airport resides at an elevation of 289 feet (88 m) above mean sea level.
It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt surface measuring
3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft).
International Airport is the only part of the complex still in use as an
airfield today. It is used as the principal entry point into the
Indonesian half of the island of Papua.
airport serves as the main port of entry into the island of Indonesian
New Guinea. The air traffic is roughly divided between flights
connecting to destinations within the Papua province and flights linking
Papua to other parts of Indonesia.
Sentani Airport is also the main base for several aviation
organizations, including Associated Mission Aviation, Mission Aviation
Fellowship, YAJASI and Tariku Aviation.