- Jacksons International Airport
name = Jacksons International Airport
IATA = POM
ICAO = AYPY
type = Public
operator = Papua New Guinea Office Of Civil Aviation
location = Port Moresby
elevation-f = 124
elevation-m = 38
coordinates = Coord|09|26|36|S|147|13|12|E|type:airport|display=inline,title
r1-number = 14L/32R
r1-length-f = 9,022
r1-length-m = 2,750
r2-number = 14R/32L
r2-length-f = 6,797
r2-length-m = 2,072
Jacksons International Airport airport codes|POM|AYPY, also known as Port Moresby Airport, it is located 5 miles (8 kilometres) outside
Port Moresby, in Papua New Guinea. It is the largest and busiest airportin Papua New Guinea and is the main hub for Air Niugini, the national airline of Papua New Guinea, as well as the main hub for Airlines PNG.
Air Niugini has an extensive domestic network throughout Papua New Guinea, using Bombadier Dash 8 turbo-prop aircraft (36 and 50 seat capacity) as well as the Fokker 100 jet aircraft (97 seat capacity). It also uses the Fokker 100 on some international services to
Cairnsin Australiaas well as to Honiarain Solomon Islandsand Nadiin Fiji. A Boeing 767-300leased from Viva Macau Airlines, operates the airlines other international destinations including Singapore, Manila, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Sydneyand Brisbane. Cathay Pacificalso used to operate flights to Auckland, New Zealandvia Port Moresby, but these were terminated, as were Continental Micronesia's jet services from Guam.
Domestic TerminalThe Domestic Terminal is served by both Air Niugini and Airlines PNG. The public area of the Domestic Terminal contains a cafe as well as a small airport shop. The departure area of the Domestic Terminal has a snack shop as well as a coffee bar. 4 gates are located in the departure area.
International TerminalThe International Terminal is served by Air Niugini and Airlines PNG. Services such as a restaurant, snack shop, souvenir/duty free stores, and currency exchanges are all located in the International Terminal. Passengers on outgoing flights proceed to the departure lounge, which is served by 4 gates. Incoming passengers walk down to the arrivals hall, where they clear entry and customs.
A covered walkway connects the Domestic Terminal to the International Terminal.
Airlines and destinations
Airlines PNG(Daru, Fani, Gurney, Ikotama, Kerema, Kokoda, Lae, Losula, Moro, Misima Island, Onango, Papandetta, Tapini, Tufi, Wanigela, Woitape)
Air Niugini(Alotau, Buka, Goroka, Hoskins, Kavieng, Kundiawa, Lae, Lihir Island, Madang, Manus Island (Lorengau), Mendi, Mount Hagen, Popondetta, Rabaul, Tabubil, Tari, Vanimo, Wapenamanda, Wewak)
Airlines PNG(Brisbane, Cairns)
Air Niugini(Brisbane, Cairns, Honiara, Hong Kong, Manila, Nadi, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo-Narita)
Pacific Blue(Brisbane) [begins November 3]
Cathay Pacific(Hong Kong, Auckland)
Philippine Airlines(Manila, Brisbane)
* [http://www.azworldairports.com/airports/p2275pom.htm A-Z World Airports: Jacksons International Airport]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.