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Tabing Airport

Tabing Airfield
Lapangan Udara Tabing
باندارتابڠ
ICAO: WIMG
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Government
Location Nanggalo, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 9 ft / 3 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 7,040 2,146 Concrete
Source: DAFIF

Tabing Airport (ICAO: WIMG) was West Sumatra's primary airport prior to the opening of the new Minangkabau International Airport on 22 July 2005. It is currently used as an airbase by the Indonesian Air Force.

Incidents and accidents

  • On 13 October 2012, a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-200, registration PK-CJD operating as Sriwijaya Air Flight 21 bound for Minangkabau from Medan, accidentally landed at the airport. None of its 96 passengers and 4 crew were injured, and both pilots were subsequently suspended and questioned by the NTSC. [1] [2]

References

  1. ^ "Indonesia plane lands at Tabing not Padang". BBC News Asia. 2012. Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  2. ^ "SRIWIJAYA AIR NYASAR : KNKT Periksa Percakapan Pilot" (in Indonesian). Solo Pos. 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 

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