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The airport is located 2 km North-East of Loikaw town. Condition of the runway is good and the airport is used for year round. Only Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) and Air KBZ are scheduled currently. Other chartered flight from the Government is rarely landed for banking matter. The regular flights are KBZ flight on Mon, Wed and Friday for three days in a week thru Yangon- Naypyidaw-Loikaw- Yangon and the daily flight from MNA between Yangon and Loikaw. However, the schedule can be changed every after 3 months, especially in monsoon season. There is no helipad and need to manage in air apron for VIP helicopter. The airport is shared with the military, Eastern Command. Normally, no cargo is handled at this airport and it’s mainly used for tourism. The largest type of plane that can be handled in this airport is ATR 72. The run way is made of asphalt concrete and strength (PCN) bears 68.039 Mt.

 

Airfield Details

Country

Myanmar

Latitude

19°41'30.32"N

Province / District

Kayah State/ Loikaw

Longitude

97°12'53.58"E

Airfield Name

Loikaw

Elevation (ft)

893.8m / 2932ft

IATA & ICAO codes

LIW / VYLK

Surface

Asphalt/concrete
20412 Kg

Town or City (closest)

Heho, 2km

Runway Condition

Good

NGO / UN (on ground)

Yes, UNHCR/IOM
office

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)

Yes

Runway Dimension

1829 (m) x
23 (m)

6000ftx75ft (will be extended up to 7000ft in April)

Ground Handling (Yes / No)

Yes, luggage trolleys
manual only

Refuelling Capacity

No *)

Runway Lighting (Yes / No)

Yes

Runway Heading

01/19

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

Yes, recently one double cab designed as firefighting truck, no CAT described yet.

Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)

Yes

Windsock (Yes / No)

Yes

Weather Information (Yes / No)

No

Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)

Yes, Apron

Navigation Aids (Yes / No)

Only NDB

Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)

Yes

*) In case of emergency Jet-A1, can be considered from Heho (187 km) as a closest airport with fuel storage capacity (approximately 4:30 hrs drive).

No storage facilities in the compound and the empty land can be leased out from the airport authority with the proper communication with Department of Civil Aviation in Yangon. In case of emergency, the existing room from based crew be served as a temporary storage for about 10 Mt of cereal food.

Contact: Dept. of Civil Aviation, Loikaw Airport, Kayah State, Myanmar
Phone: +95-83-21500.
Mr. U Kyaw Soe (Airport Manager) Phone: +95-9-8614949/ 263937864/ 33618332



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