World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Tambolaka Airport

Article Id: WHEBN0033482231
Reproduction Date:

Title: Tambolaka Airport  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: H. Hasan Aroeboesman Airport, El Tari Airport, List of airports in Indonesia, Haliwen Airport, Penggung Airport
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Tambolaka Airport

Tambolaka Airport
Bandar Udara Tambolaka
ICAO: WADT
TMC is located in Indonesia Sumba
TMC
TMC
Location of airport in Sumba Island
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Waikabubak
Location West Sumba Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 62 m / 203.41 ft
Coordinates
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28[1] 2,200 7,218 Asphalt
The Tambolaka Airport control tower

Tambolaka Airport is an airport in ICAO: WADT).

Terminals, Airlines and destinations

The airport is currently building a new terminal to replace the old terminal.

Airlines Destinations
Garuda Indonesia Operated by Explore Garuda Denpasar, Labuan Bajo
Merpati Nusantara Airlines Denpasar, Kupang, Waingapu, Jakarta, Surabaya, Bima, Maumere
TransNusa Air Services Denpasar, Ende, Kupang, Timika
Wings Air Denpasar

Accidents and incidents

  • On February 11, 2006, Adam Air Flight 782, registration number PK-KKE, lost navigational and communications systems twenty minutes into a flight from Jakarta to Makassar, South Sulawesi. The plane was subsequently flown into a radar "black spot" and was lost for several hours, eventually making an emergency landing at Tambolaka Airport, Sumba (on a different island 481 km away from their intended destination, and southeast from their origin, instead of northeast). The pilot in that incident was fired. Adam Air broke multiple safety regulations, including removing an aircraft before it was due for inspection by aviation authorities.[2]

References

  1. ^ http://hubud.dephub.go.id/?en+info_bandara+detail+39
  2. ^ B737 makes emergency landing after nav and comm systems failure - Aviation Safety Network - retrieved March 4, 2007.
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.