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4.5 Myanmar Airport Company Contact List


 

Kawthaung airport, Google maps (2014)

Kawthaung airport is located about 11km from downtown Kawthaung. There are four domestic airlines operating: Myanma Airways, Air Mananday, Yangon airways, Man Yanandor, Air KBZ and the charter company Sun Far.

During the rainy season these airlines have daily flights but during the dry season these airlines fly to North, to upper Myanmar for tourists. During dry season only Myanma airlines has flights (daily flight Kawtoung-Dawei-Yangon) and Sunfar (Kawtoung-Meyik-Dawei-Yangon).
The terminal building was built in 1991. Maximum take-off weight of the runway is 6,078 Kg (13,400 Lbs). Maximum size aircraft that can land is an Embraer-E190 or Boeing 717-200. The airport has an apron for parking aircraft of 280 by 70m. There is no cargo handling equipment available. Myanma Airways is responsible for cargo handling; they have five trolleys. The other airlines have also five trolleys each. Fire fighting equipment consists of one small fire truck with water & foam and 4 50kg chemical powder cylinders. Myanmar police is responsible for airport security. There is a CCTV system with ten cameras, one X-ray machine for luggage, and one walk-through metal detector. Two handheld metal detectors.

 

Airfield Details

Country

Myanmar

Latitude

10.05183

Province / District

Tanintharyi

Longitude

98.53952

Airfield Name

Kawthaung

Elevation (ft)

41 ft

IATA & ICAO codes

KAW / VYKT

Surface

Bitumen

Town or City (closest)

Kawthaung
(11k m distance)

Runway Condition

Good

NGO / UN (on ground)

no

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)

Yes

Runway Dimension

1,829 m /6,000 ft (length) 46 m / 150 ft (width)

Ground Handling (Yes / No)

Yes

Refueling Capacity

Yes

Runway Lighting (Yes / No)

Yes

Runway Heading

020 / 200

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

Yes

Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)

Yes

Windsock (Yes / No)

Yes

Weather Information (Yes / No)

Yes / AWS

Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)

Yes

Navigation Aids (Yes / No)

Yes / NDB

Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)

Yes

Fuel Services Charges

Jet-A1 provided by MPPE by tank truck. MPPE has an office and fuel storage available at the airport in a compound near the control tower. Price of Jet-A1 can vary with other airfields in case it is imported from Thailand. Most other airfields are supplied by Jet-A1 imported from Singapore by MPPE in Yangon, but due to the proximity of Kawthaung to Thailand sometimes the Jet-A1 is imported by MPPE directly from Thailand instead.

 

Price per Unit

Jet A-1

3090 MMK/gal

680 MMK/litre

Avgas

No

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.