Category: Airstrips

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Doufu

Located in the northern flat-lands of Papua, Doufu is one of the more straight forward airstrips we go to and is ideal to go to later in the day when the winds are too high for landing in the mountains....

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Tsinga/Mulu

One of the more dramatic mountain airstrips we fly to from Timika, Tsinga is certainly very photogenic and probably what a lot of people will think of when someone mentions “mountain airstrips”. Perched on a ridge at 6500 ft, it...

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Beoga

Beoga is a well constructed mountain airstrip, located about 20nm to the north east of Puncak Jaya mountain in the central highlands of Papua. As I’d referenced it in my previous post on Wangbe, I figured I should write a...

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Wangbe

Wangbe airstrip is quite typical of a number of airstips in Papua as it was constructed by the local villagers in the hope of attracting air traffic. There is another, larger Missionary airstrip just around corner in the next valley...

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Ilaga

Ilaga can be considered the capital town of the Puncak Jaya region of Papua, Indonesia. Located almost centrally in the Papuan mountain ranges, it’s one of the busiest mountain airstrips we fly to. It’s not uncommon to arrive early morning...