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Chuuk International Airport

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Airport
ICAO: PTKK – IATA: TKK
Summary
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
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 1831 m6,007.218 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation PTKK 252350Z VRB03KT 15SM SCT014 BKN280 28/24 A2985 RMK SLP111 8/101 T02820240 10282 20256 52010
Station Weno Island, Chuuk Int. Airp.
Date/Time 25 July 2021 23:50:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 03 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 28.2°C
Dew point 24°C
Humidity 78%
QNH hPa
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.

Climatology

Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw)

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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.)