Dawai Airport or Datah Dawai Airport (IATA: DTD, ICAO: WALJ) is an
airport in Long Lunuk, Long Pahangai, Mahakam Ulu Regency, East
Kalimantan, Indonesia. The airport is the only airport in Mahakam Ulu,
serving the only air service in the area. The airport was located near
Kapuas River, the longest river in Borneo and the longest river in
Indonesia. It was surrounded by high trees and green forest.
The airport doesn't has a
radio control tower and only handles pioneer flights. It is controlled
by the local government of Mahakam Ulu Regency, particularly by the
Local People's Representative.
Infrastructures near the
airport were upgraded by the local government. The process was done by
the help of the Indonesian National Army, through Operation Bhakti
Kartika Jaya. A road connecting from Long Bagun, the capital of Mahakam
Ulu regency, to the airport, was also built by the Army. At the end of
2015, the upgrading had finished, with aircraft as large as a Lockheed
Hercules C-130 and ATR-72 could land on the airport.
The Airport has one runway
designated 02/20 with an paved surface measuring 750 m (2,461 ft) in
Susi Air has 1 daily flight
from here to Samarinda, for a total of 12 seats daily.
West Kutai Regency
East Kalimantan 75768