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Chuuk International Airport

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Name Chuuk International Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Federated States of Micronesia FM.gif
Location Weno, Chuuk
Serving Chuuk
Elevation 3.353 m <br />11 ft3.353 m <br />
Coordinates 7° 27' 42.98" N, 151° 50' 35.02" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 1831 m6,007.218 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes

Observation PTKK 240850Z VRB05KT 13SM SCT012CB OVC120 26/25 A2983 RMK SHRAB40E17 CB ALQDS SLP103 60005 8/37/ T02610250 52010
Station Weno Island, Chuuk Int. Airp.
Date/Time 24 June 2021 08:50:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 26.1°C
Dew point 25°C
Humidity 93%
Weather condition n/a

Chuuk International Airport is an airport located on Weno (formerly Moen), the main island of the State of Chuuk (formerly Truk) in the Federated States of Micronesia.


Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw)



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of PTKK

  • B738, vicinity Chuuk Micronesia, 2018 (On 28 September 2018, a Boeing 737-800 was flown into the sea short of the intended landing runway at Chuuk during a non-precision approach which was continued below MDA without having obtained the required visual reference. The Investigation found that the Captain’s approach had become unstable soon after autopilot disconnection and an excessive rate of descent had taken the aircraft below the indicated glideslope and below MDA despite multiple EGPWS ‘Sink Rate’ aural Alerts and a visual-only ‘PULL UP’ Warning with impact following 22 seconds after passing MDA. The absence of an aural ‘PULL UP’ Warning was considered significant.)