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Airport Overview

Kyauk Phyu airport was built in 1958 for military operations. Its runway is 4,620 feet long and 100 feet wide. The runway was expanded in 2011 by additional 1,000 feet and in 2013 by another 1,400 feet. Current runway operates with a length of 7,500 feet (2,286 m) and a width of 100 feet. There are two airlines which operates in the Kyauk Phyu airport: Myanmar National Airlines and Air KBZ. There are no international airlines.

The airport handles an estimate of 14 flights per week and flight delays are likely to happen only during the rainy and winter seasons. There are two designated area with helicopter pads in place owned by a private company POSCO international. No cargo handling equipment facilities in this airport as it is mainly used for tourism. Only two types of aircraft; ATR 72-600 with the capacity of 70 seats and C208 (208 Caravan) with the capacity of 9 ~ 13 seats are handled.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Myanmar

Province or District

Rakhine / Kyauk Phyu

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

Kyauk Phyu (1.6 km)

Airport’s Complete Name

Kyauk Phyu

Latitude

19.426389

Longitude

93.534722

Elevation (ft and m)

20 ft / 6 m

IATA Code

KYP

ICAO Code

VYKP

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Department of Civil Aviation

Management Contact Person

Mr. Nyi Myo Aung (Manager)

Phone: +95-9-779633348.

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

No

Map of 3 airports in Rakhine.

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2,286 m x 30 m

Runway Orientation

18 / 36

Runway Surface

Bitumen
33,112 Kg

Runway Condition

Good


Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

No

Refueling Capacity

Yes. Jet A1 only

Ground Handling Services

Yes, manual luggage trolleys only

Air Traffic Control

Yes

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes, CAT 2

1 firetruck

Weather Information

Yes, AWS manual only

Aircraft Parking Space

Yes

Navigation Aids

Yes, NDB

Perimeter Fencing

Yes

Windsock

Yes

 


Fuel Services Charges

Only Jet-A1 is available, Provided by National Energy Puma Aviation Service.


Royalties / Non Objection Fees (NOFs)

N/A


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