Xavier Seda Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Frans Xavier Seda) (IATA:
MOF, ICAO: WATC, formerly WRKC), also known as Wai Oti Airport or
Maumere Airport, is an airport serving Maumere, the capital city of
Sikka Regency and the largest town on the island of Flores, in the
province of East Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia. Maumere is known for its
reefs in the Gulf of Maumere which were once considered some of the
finest diving in the world.
Moreover, the airport is now equipped with Runway Lights and a Precision
approach path indicator (PAPI) which allow aircraft to take-off and
landing during nighttime.
To accommodate more passengers, the airport has been renovated.
Currently, the airport has an apron with a length 200 m and width of 120
m. The terminal has an area of 3000 m2.
The Airport is managed and
controlled by UPT Ditjen Hubud, an agency under Ministry of Transportation,
Frans Xavier Seda Airport is served by
few local airlines such as Garuda Indonesia, Kalstar Aviation, NAM Air, TransNusa
and Wings Air with Denpasar and Kupang are the most popular routes.
Garuda Indonesia (by
Bus: No airport bus are
serving from Frans Xavier Seda Airport.
Private cars and taxi: Various private cars and taxi services are
provided by numerous individual and service providers outside the arrival hall. Bargain
for the price is possible.
The airport resides at an
elevation of 115 feet (35 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway
designated 05/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,250 by 45 metres
(7,382 ft × 148 ft).
The runway has been expanded
and widened to 2,250 x 45 m, which now allows the airport to accommodate
narrow-body aircraft such as the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. The runway
is still planned to be extended to 2,500 m in the future. Furthermore,
the airport's taxiway has also been enlarged and now have an area
measuring 77 x 36 m.
Jl. Angkasa, Wai Oti
East Nusa Tenggara 86111
Tel: +62 382 21 444 / 736