List of airports in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
Lapangan Terbang Pulu Koko
Aerial view in the direction of Runway 33
IATA: CCKICAO: YPCC
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Toll Remote Logistics
Location West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 12°11′19″S 096°49′50″E / 12.18861°S 96.83056°E / -12.18861; 96.83056Coordinates: 12°11′19″S 096°49′50″E / 12.18861°S 96.83056°E / -12.18861; 96.83056

Map
Indian Ocean
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 2,441 8,009 Asphalt
Statistics (2010/11[1])
Passengers 15,712
Aircraft movements 303
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[2]
Passenger and aircraft movements from the BITRE[3]


Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (IATA: CCKICAO: YPCC) is an airport serving the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, a territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean. The airport is located on West Island, one of the South Keeling Islands and capital of the territory.

History

The airfield was built during World War II to support Allied aircraft in the war against Japan. Template:Clearleft

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 10 ft (3 m) above sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,441 m × 45 m (8,009 ft × 148 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations

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Statistics

Cocos Island Airport is not one of the busiest in Australia but still served 15,712 revenue passengers during financial year 2010-2011.[1][3] Template:Bar graph

See also

  • List of airports in territories of Australia

References

External links

  • Photos of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Airport
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