Dewadaru Airport

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Dewadaru Airport

Bandar Udara Dewadaru
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of Central Java Province
Serves Karimunjawa
Location Karimunjawa, Central Java, Indonesia
Coordinates 05°48′04″S 110°28′43″E / 5.80111°S 110.47861°E / -5.80111; 110.47861Coordinates: 05°48′04″S 110°28′43″E / 5.80111°S 110.47861°E / -5.80111; 110.47861
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Dewadaru Airport is located in Indonesia
Dewadaru Airport
Dewadaru Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 1,200 3,937 Asphalt

Dewadaru Airport (IATA: KWB, ICAO: WAHU) is an airport serving Karimunjawa, an archipelago in Central Java province of Indonesia. Dewadaru Airport is located at Kemujan Island in Karimunjawa. Kemujan Island is considered to be a part of Karimun Island, the largest island in Karimunjawa, as both islands are only separated by a small river. The distance from the airport to the city centre at Karimun Island is 22 kilometres. Dewadaru airport has one runway, with dimensions of 1,200 metres (3,937 ft) by 30 metres (98 ft) which allows the operation of aircraft up to ATR 72-600.

Etymology

The name of this airport comes from the endemic tree of Karimunjawa, called Dewadaru. According to a local belief, the ship of anyone who takes the wood of Dewadaru would sink on leaving Karimunjawa, although taking just a little part of it.

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Airfast Indonesia Surabaya [1]
Wings Air Semarang


References

  1. ^ http://www.jpnn.com/read/2016/01/28/353260/Tarif-Terbang-Surabaya-Bawean-Segini-



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