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Jackson International Airport in Port-Moresby (POM) has the capacities hosting international operations. From a general point of view, POM is the biggest airport of the country in terms of volume of operations. It is also the one that has the best internal organization, mainly relying on international operators with adequate capacities

Summary of Airport Data:

  • Port Moresby 10km (7miles), 
  • 24 hours,
  • 2 Passenger Terminals,
  • 1 Cargo Terminal,
  • 1 Aircraft Stand
  • Customs Hours: 08:30-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 
  • Airfield Data: 2 Runways
  • Navigational Aids: ASR, VOR, NDB, Outer Marker, DME
  • Airlines Serving Airport: Air Niugini, Qantas Freight
  • Cargo Facilities: Capacity 162 000tonnes (357 145,000lbs), Warehouse 600m² (6 458sq ft), Bonded Warehouse, Transit Zone, Animal Quarantine, Fresh Meat Inspection, Dangerous Goods, Radioactive Goods, Very Large/Heavy Cargo, Handling Equipment: Tug, forklift tractors, dolleys, VLD

Jacksons International Airport consists of two terminals, linked by a covered walkway.

  • Domestic Terminal housing Air Niugini and Airlines PNG
  • International Terminal servicing all other airlines. The International Terminal features four aircraft parking bays, two of which are equipped with aerobridges. 

 

Location Details
CountryPapua New GuineaLatitude-9.443383
Province / DistrictNCDLongitude147.220050
Town or City (Closest)Port MoresbyElevation (ft and m)146 ft / 45 m
Airfield NameJackson InternationalIATA and ICAO CodesPOM & AYPY
Open From (hours)00:00Open To (hours)00:00

Runways

Runway 14L

Surface

ASPHALT

True Heading

148.0

Latitude

-9.430867
09° 25' 51.12" S

Longitude

147.213900
147° 12' 50.04" E

Elevation

103.0 feet
31 meters

Slope

0.3°

Landing Distance

9022 feet
2750 meters

Takeoff Distance

9222 feet
2811 meters

Overrun Length

200 feet
61 meters

Overrun Surface

ASPHALT

Lighting System

HIRL
T
PAPI

Runway 32R

Surface

ASPHALT

True Heading

328.0

Latitude

-9.452100
09° 27' 07.56" S

Longitude

147.227033
147° 13' 37.32" E

Elevation

128.0 feet
39 meters

Slope

-0.3°

Landing Distance

9022 feet
2750 meters

Takeoff Distance

9222 feet
2811 meters

Overrun Length

200 feet
61 meters

Overrun Surface

ASPHALT

Lighting System

HIRL
T
PAPI

Runway 14R 
SurfaceASPHALT 
True Heading149.0 
Latitude-9.434714
09° 26' 04.97" S 
Longitude147.213017
147° 12' 46.86" E 
Elevation104.0 feet
32 meters 
Slope0.6° 
Landing Distance6777 feet
2066 meters 
Takeoff Distance6777 feet
2066 meters 
Lighting SystemMIRL
VA

Runway 32L

Surface

ASPHALT

True Heading

329.0

Latitude

-9.450633
09° 27' 02.28" S

Longitude

147.222850
147° 13' 22.26" E

Elevation

146.0 feet
45 meters

Slope

-0.6°

Landing Distance

6777 feet
2066 meters

Takeoff Distance

6777 feet
2066 meters

Lighting System

MIRL
VA

Helicopter Pad(s)

Helicopters traffic tend to be more and more important, as big mining companies operate in the country since years and as, the LNG project, is now booming. All those sites are in remote areas, without proper road connections. A real scarcity in assets is more and more noticed

Helipad #1

Present (Yes / No)

Yes

Largest helicopter that can land

Any, use the taxi and parking areas of the airport

Width and Length (metres)

n/a

Surface

Asphalt

Airport Infrastructure Details

Airfield Details

Customs

Yes       

JET A-1 fuel

Yes       

Immigration

Yes       

AVGAS 100

Yes       

Terminal Building

Yes       

Single Point Refueling

Yes       

Passenger Terminal

Yes       

Air Starter Units

Yes       

Cargo terminal

Yes       

Ground Power (mobile)

Yes       

Pax transport to airfield

Yes       

Crash Crew

Yes (trained firefighting team)      

Control Tower

Yes       

Aircraft Support Services

Yes       

Weather Facilities

Yes       

Latrine Servicing

Yes       

Catering Services

Yes       

Fire Fighting

Yes[2]       

Base Operating Room

Yes       

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

Category: 8 but operates in 7

Airport Radar

Yes (the only one in PNG)      

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes       

NDB

Yes       

De-icing Equipment

No

VOR

Yes       

IFR Procedures

Yes       

ILS

Yes (both ways since Feb 2011)      

Runway Lights

Yes       

Approach Lights

Yes       

Parking Ramp Lighting

Yes       

Communications

JACKSONS TWR
Opr 1900-0900Z OT 48 hrs PN rqr.

118.1
319.1

JACKSONS GND
Opr 1900-0900Z OT 48 hr PN

121.7

ATIS

117.0
128.0

JACKSONS APP
Opr 1900-0900Z

125.8
319.1

 

Airport Operating Details

Operating Details
Maximum sized aircraft which can be offloaded on bulk cargo:B - 747
Maximum sized aircraft that can be offloaded on palletNo aircraft lift, only forklift operations
Total aircraft parking area (m²)n/a
Storage Area (mt)n/aCubic Meters (m³)-
Cargo Handling Equipment Available (Yes / No)

Yes - Handling Equipment: Tug, forklifts, tractors, dolleys, VLD

Elevators / Hi Loaders (Yes / No)YesMax Capacity (mt)n/a
Can elevators / hi loaders reach the upper level of a B747 (Yes / No)n/a
Loading Ramps (Yes / No)Yes

Storage Facilities

Cargo Facilities:

  • Capacity 162 000tonnes (357 145,000lbs),
  • Warehouse 600m² (6 458sq ft),
  • Bonded Warehouse,
  • Transit Zone,
  • Animal Quarantine,
  • Fresh Meat Inspection,
  • Dangerous Goods,
  • Radioactive Goods,
  • Very Large/Heavy Cargo, 

Airfield Cost

Cargo Terminal Charges

Import

Rate US$ / kg

Handling Charge per kg

Included In the price of the cargo

Break Bulk Fee

Included In the price of the cargo

Express Cargo

Express cargo = 200% normal rate

Strong Room – per consignment

Valuable cargo = 500% normal rate

Cold Storage Fee

In cool boxes organized by the owner

Human remain

Human remain = 150% normal rate

Live animal

Live animal = 200% normal rate

Storage per kg per day – Grace period? hours

Free storage for 3 to 5 days

Airfield Charges (US$)

Aircraft Weight – MTOW (kg)

Landing

Night Landing

Night Take-off

Parking

0                 

1,500

C 172

NAC Landing Charge is PGK 15.98 x MTOW,

this include all services:

parking, take-off fees, handling charges, etc.

This applies in all 21 airports managed by NAC.

1,501          

2,500

C 205

2,501          

5,000

C 208

5,001        

10,000

DC-3

10,001      

20,000

Dash-7

20,001      

40,000

Dash-8

40,001      

80,000

An-12

80,001    

120,000

B757

120,001                 

180,000

B767

180,001                 

300,000

IL-76

300,001

and over

An-124

Aircraft Handling Charges

Aircraft Weight – MTOW kgs

Charges (US$)

0                 

1,500

C 172

NAC Landing Charge is PGK 15.98 x MTOW,

this include all services:

parking, take-off fees, handling charges, etc.

This applies in all 21 airports managed by NAC.

1,501          

2,500

C 205

2,501          

5,000

C 208

5,001        

10,000

DC-3

10,001      

20,000

Dash-7

20,001      

40,000

Dash-8

40,001      

80,000

An-12

80,001    

120,000

B757

120,001                 

180,000

B767

180,001                 

300,000

IL-76

300,001

and over

An-124

Aircraft Servicing Charges

Service

Ad-Hoc / US$

Chocks

Per operation

NAC Landing Charge is PGK 15.98 x MTOW,

this include all services:

parking, take-off fees, handling charges, etc.

This applies in all 21 airports managed by NAC.

Stairs

Per unit per hour

GPU

Per hour

ASU

Per hour

Loader

Per hour

Toilet Service 

Per aircraft

Pushback

Per operation

Trailer/dolly 

Per operation

 

Cargo Terminal Charges

Air Niugini is the main air cargo carrier in the country; smaller companies rely on their services too.

Alotau

GUR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buka

11.OO

BUA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goroka

7.30

11.50

GKA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hoskins

7.65

5.25

8.15

HKN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kavieng

9.60

5.45

10.10

3.40

KVG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kiunga

11.65

 

12.55

12.90

14.10

UNG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kundiawa

7.25

11.65

7.75

8.15

10.10

 

CMU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lae

6.15

8.30

5.80

4.30

8.80

11.45

6.65

LAE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihir Isl

11.20

15.40

11.75

12.10

14.05

16.30

11.65

10.60

LNV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madang

7.25

9.50

6.75

6.90

6.45

12.55

7.75

5..60

11.75

MAG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manus Isl

9.35

8.05

9.90

10.00

3.80

 

9.95

5.10

13.80

8.40

MAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mendi

8.15

12.55

8.70

9.05

11.00

 

8.65

7.55

12.60

8.70

10.60

MDU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mt Hagen

7.35

12.00

6.85

8.50

10.60

12.,65

7.90

5.70

11.80

2.70

10.30

8.75

HGU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Popondetta

5.05

9.60

5.60

6.05

8.15

 

5.75

4.50

9.50

5.65

7.75

6.50

5.75

PNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pt-Moresby

4.05

8.60

4.55

5.25

7.05

8.15

4.55

3.30

8.45

4.95

6.80

6.45

4.95

3.30

POM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rab. Tokua

9.25

3.55

9.80

3.05

2.95

14.45

9.85

5.75

2.15

7.50

5.30

10.70

10.20

7.75

6.75

RAB

 

 

 

 

 

Tabubil

12.65

17.10

13.15

13.55

15.65

3.30

13.10

11.95

17.30

13.25

15.35

14.10

3.50

10.80

9.80

15.30

TBG

 

 

 

 

Tari

8.85

13.10

9.30

9.65

11.65

 

8.90

8.20

13.25

9.30

11.10

2.00

9.50

7.15

6.10

11.35

14.80

TIZ

 

 

 

Vanimo

10.80

13.00

11.35

12.15

14.45

 

10.05

10.50

15.25

5.05

6.15

12.30

11.80

9.35

8.30

13.10

16.85

12.95

VAI

 

 

Wapenamanda

8.35

8.90

8.85

9.45

11.20

 

8.55

7.75

12.80

8.95

10.95

10.25

9.15

6.65

6.65

11.10

14.25

10.20

12.80

WBM

 

Wewak

8.95

13.00

8.25

9.65

11.60

14.15

9.55

7.10

13.40

3.30

11.40

10.45

8.15

7.40

6.35

11.25

14.95

11.05

3.30

10.85

WWK

 

Cargo Terminal Charges

Cargo Terminal Charges

Import

Rate US$ / kg

Handling Charge per kg

Included In the price of the cargo

Break Bulk Fee

Included In the price of the cargo

Express Cargo

Express cargo = 200% normal rate

Strong Room – per consignment

Valuable cargo = 500% normal rate

Cold Storage Fee

In cool boxes organized by the owner

Human remain

Human remain = 150% normal rate

Live animal

Live animal = 200% normal rate

Storage per kg per day – Grace period? hours

Free storage for 3 to 5 days

Air-bridge Charges

There are no airbridges in PNG

Security

Security Level: Marginal

Companies Available 

4.5 Papua New Guinea Airport Company Contact List

Information on some aviation service providers can be found at: Website of Azfreight on Jackson International Airport