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Oksibil Airport

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WAJO
Airport
ICAO: WAJO – IATA: OKL
Summary
Name Oksibil Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory Indonesia ID.gif
Location Oksibil-Papua Island, Papua
Serving Oksibil
Elevation 762 m <br />2,500 ft <br />2,500 ft762 m <br />
Coordinates 4° 54' 25.91" S, 140° 37' 40.72" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS

Oksibil Airport

ICAO: WAJO IATA: OKL

Description

Runway Heading 11-29. Elevation is 2500 ft AMSL.

Climatology

Tropical Rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af) - almost no distinct seasons, average daily temperature around 27°C throughout the year. Extensive cloud cover and heavy rainfall prevent temperatures from rising much over 33°C. The diurnal temperature change is between 2°C and 5°C which is greater than the annual temperature range of 2°C. Rainfall is heavy and is usually convectional and in the afternoon.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of WAJO

  • AT43, vicinity Oksibil Papua Indonesia, 2015 (On 26 August 2015, contact was lost with an ATR 42-300 making a descent to Oksibil supposedly using detailed Company-provided visual approach guidance over mountainous terrain. Its burnt out wreckage was subsequently located 10 nm from the airport at 4,300 feet aal. The Investigation found that the prescribed guidance had not been followed and that the Captain had been in the habit of disabling the EGPWS to prelude nuisance activations. It was concluded that a number of safety issues identified collectively indicated that the organisational oversight of the aircraft operator by the regulator was ineffective.)