Kaisiepo International Airport (Indonesian: Bandara Frans Kaisiepo) (IATA:
BIK, ICAO: WABB) is an airport in Biak, Papua, Indonesia. It is also
known as Mokmer Airport.
This Airport was part of a
complex of airfields built on Biak Island by the Japanese (Mokmer,
Borokoe and Sorido), of which Mokmer was the main USAAF facility after
the island was taken by the United States after fierce fighting in late
May and June 1944. The airport is named after Frans Kaisiepo, the fourth
Governor of Papua. The airport has seven aircraft parking slots, of
which two are capable of handling wide-body aircraft, and a small
terminal without jet bridges.
The total terminal capacity is 1.367 square meters and it is well equipped with all facilities for its passengers. A
wide variety of shops and stalls are available throughout the Airport,
including a mini market, clothes boutique, newsagent, restaurants, cafe,
ATMs and a shop selling local handicrafts.
There is a terminal with a
Check-in hall, a departure hall and an arrival hall. There is Garuda Indonesia
Executive Lounge at the departure hall.
The airport provides safe and secure short term and long term parking for your
vehicle during your trip. There is a multi storey car parking facility with
capacity for 730 cars next to the arrival terminal.
The Airport is operated and
managed by PT Angkasa Pura I.
Frans Kaisiepo International
Airport is served by few local airlines such as Garuda Indonesia, Lion
Air, Susi Air and
Wings Air with Jayapura and Makassar are the most popular routes. The Airport is capable of accommodating aircraft such as the Boeing 737s.
Jayapura, Makassar, Nabire,
Manokwari, Nabire, Serui
Trigana Air Service
Bus: There is bus serving from Frans Kaisiepo
International Airport operate by TRANSARBAGITA. Bus counter are
available at the arrival hall.
Taxis and civil transport cars (Angkot) can be used as public transport
alongside private vehicles. Taxi counter are available at the arrival
The airport resides at an
elevation of 14 m (46 ft) above mean sea level. It has one runway
designated 11/29 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,571 m (11,716 ft) in
Jl Prof. M Yamin 64
Ambroben, Biak Kota
Kabupaten Biak Numfor
Tel: +62 981 22555