Mawlamyine airport, Google maps (2014)
Only one airline, Myanma Airways, is flying once a week to Mawlamyine airport, on Mondays, via the route Yangon-Mawlamyine-Kawthaung.
There is a plan to extend the runway in 2015 depending on available budget. Currently the ATR-72 is the maximum size airplane that can land. Myanma Airways staff is responsible for cargo handling. There is no special cargo handling equipment available, only two cargo trolleys. Max weight runway 54000 pounds. The airport has a CCTV system, Walkthrough metal detector, an X-ray machine for hand-luggage and a Handheld metal detector.
Province / District
IATA & ICAO codes
MNU / VYMN
Town or City (closest)
NGO / UN (on ground)
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)
1646m x 45.7m
5400 ft x 150 ft
MPPE JetA1, drum, hand pump
Runway Lighting (Yes / No)
036 / 216
Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)
50 Kg chem. Dry powder. 2Kg foam.
Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)
Windsock (Yes / No)
Weather Information (Yes / No)
Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)
Navigation Aids (Yes / No)
Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)
Fuel Services Charges
There is no Jet A1 fuel storage capacity at Mawlamyine airport. The Jet A1 fuel is stored in drums at the airport and the airplanes are filled with a handpump. Myanma Petroleum Product Enterprise (MPPE) supplies the fuel. Their office and fuel jetty is located at Mu Pon Ward, Mawlamyine, a 20 minutes drive from the airport. MPPE has the following storage capacity at this location:
77,284 L / 17,000 gallon tank 1 Nos
81,830 L / 18,000 gallon tank 1 Nos
100,014 L / 22,000 gallon tank 1 Nos
118,198 L / 26,000 gallon tank 1 Nos
281,857 L / 62,000 gallon tank 1 Nos
Price per Gallon
Royalties / Non Objection Fees (NOFs)
Landing fees depend on take-off weight. Up to 5,000kg is 149 Usd, 5,000-10,000 Kg is 377 Usd, charged by Civil Aviation office. The landing charges are collected by the head office in Yangon, but the landings fees of foreign aircraft will be collected locally.