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,
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.
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:
Garuda Indonesia (by
Kal Star Aviation
Palangkaraya, Sampit, Semarang, Surabaya
Trigana Air Service
Ketapang, Semarang, Surabaya
Ketapang, Palangkaraya, Sampit,
Car and taxi: Various taxi and shuttle services are provided by numerous
service providers outside the arrival hall.
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.
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.
West Kotawaringin Regency
Central Kalimantan 74181
Tel: +62 532 27399