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Iskandar Airport

Iskandar Airport

Iskandar Airport (IATA: PKN, ICAO: WAGI (Previous : WAOI)) is a military type-C airport in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia and it is the only airport in Central Kalimantan which has an Avtur fuel station.

It is the largest military airport in Indonesia with around 3,570 hectares area, however only 200 hectares is currently used for runway and buildings. Due to the still vast area unused, it is also functioned as a green lung in the city.

The Airport is managed and controlled by UPT Ditjen Hubud, an agency under Ministry of Transportation, Indonesia.

   

The existence of Iskandar Airport is quite popular and important among the city districts outside Java Island. The airport also serves several intercity flights and cargo in Kalimantan, Sulawesi, and Java Island.

Flight Destinations

Currently there are 6 airlines operate schedule commercial flights from this Airport with Jakarta and Semarang are the most popular routes. Airlines and destinations connecting to Iskandar Airport:

  Airline Name Destinations
  Garuda Indonesia (by Explore) Ketapang, Semarang
  Kal Star Aviation Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Ketapang, Palangkaraya, Sampit, Semarang, Surabaya
  NAM Air Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Semarang
  Susi Air Palangkaraya
  Trigana Air Service Banjarmasin, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Ketapang, Semarang, Surabaya
  Wings Air Ketapang, Palangkaraya, Sampit, Semarang


Public Transportation

Car and taxi: Various taxi and shuttle services are provided by numerous service providers outside the arrival hall.


Technical Specification

Iskandar Airport resides at an elevation of 75 feet (23 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,650 by 30 metres (5,413 ft × 98 ft).

The runway was extended to 2,120 metres (6,955 ft) in 2014 to accommodate Boeing 737.
 

Future Plan

In 2017, Iskandar Airport will propose another airport development funds from the central government. This fund will be used to increase the run way length from 2,120 m to 3,570m of the New Terminal development which has a Design Like Typical Terminal of Central Kalimantan and other facilities.

The potential for the development of Iskandar Airport, in addition to being supported by the appeal of Tanjung Puting National Park, the natural habitat of orangutans, as a conservatory tourist destination that has gone International, is also supported by the fast development of investors and industries in agrotourism and other agribusiness areas in Kotawaringin Barat and surrounding areas . Apart from West Kotawaringin district, Sukamara, Lamandau and most Seruyan regencies, rely on Iskandar Pangkalan Bun Airport to travel outside the island.


Contact Information

Mendawai, South Arut
West Kotawaringin Regency
Central Kalimantan 74181
Indonesia

Tel: +62 532 27399

 

   

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