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Airport Overview

Kwajalein International Airport is located on Kwajalein Atoll (3 km from Ebeye) within the Republic of the Marshall Islands.  It is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Military (Bucholz Army Air Field) and restricted to use by authorized persons.

Kwajalein airport is used as part of the domestic flight route to Ebeye. Passengers disembark at the Base and are escorted to a passenger receiving area. From here transport is provided to the dock terminal where passengers wait for the next ferry to Ebeye.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Marshall Islands

Province or District

Kwajalein

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

Ebeye

3 Km

Airport’s Complete Name

Bucholz Army Airfeild

Latitude

84620.62

Longitude

1674420.25

Elevation (ft and m)

9’/3m

IATA Code

 KWA

ICAO Code

PKWA

Managing Company or Airport Authority

US Army Garrison

Management Contact Person

Major Daniel Lacario

Open From (hours)

24 Hours

 

Airport Picture

 

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

 

The main point of contact at Bucholz is via the US Army Garrison Commander responsible for Base Operations

Runways

 

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2200(m) X 60 (m)

Surface

Sealed

 

Helicopter Pad(s)

 

There are 8 Helicopter pads for military use

 

Helipads

Present

Yes

Largest Helicopter that can Land

Not Available

Width and Length (m)

Not Available

Surface

Sealed

 

Airport Infrastructure Details

 

Bucholz is an US Army Air base and details are not available at the time of writing.

 

 

Customs

Unavailable

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

Immigration

Unavailable

AVGAS 100

No

Terminal Building

Yes

Single Point Refueling

Unavailable

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Air Starter Units

Unavailable

Cargo terminal

Yes

Ground Power (mobile)

Unavailable

Pax Transport to Airfield

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Control Tower

Yes

Latrine Servicing

Unavailable

Weather Facilities

Yes

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

Unavailable

Catering Services

Unavailable

De-icing Equipment

Unavailable

Base Operating Room

Unavailable

Parking Ramp Lighting

Unavailable

Airport Radar

Yes

Approach & Runway Lights

Yes

NDB

Unavailable

VOR

Unavailable

ILS

Unavailable