Category: Airstrips

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Long Pujukan

Length: 350mRunway: 03/21Elevation 800ft Last week we had a few charters into this airstrip which is known to most pilots who fly around in north Kalimantan as the frequency change over point between the north and south. However, it’s not...

Go-Pro HD approaches and landings 0

Go-Pro HD approaches and landings

Sorry I’ve not been updating the blog of late; survey flying keeps me pretty busy to be honest and isn’t the most interesting flying to write about. In case you’ve not noticed yet, I’ve now uploaded Go-Pro clips for each...

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Long Alango

Length: 385mRunway: 18/36Elevation: 1200ftShort, narrow, flat and located at the bottom of a pretty steeply sided valley, Long Alango is probably my favourite airstrip that we go to in Kalimantan. It’s also only 30 minutes from Malinau, so not too...

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Long Nawang

Length: 440mRunway: 18/36Elevation: 1900ftSlope: slight up-slope landing 18 Despite it’s small size and proximity to Long Apung airstrip (just 7nm away), Long Nawang is a pretty popular destination for people to want to go to from Malinau. It’s one of...

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Pa’upan

Length: 650mRunway: 12/30Elevation 2700ftAlthough not actually an airstrip we’re scheduled to go to, Pa’upan (sometimes spelt Paupan) is situated just 4nm to the south east of Long Layu and many passengers seem to prefer to come here. It’s not unusual...

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Malinau

Length: 1100mRunway: 04/22Elevation: 60ftThere’s not much to say with regards to flying in/out of Malinau; so I’m not going to say much about it! Malinau’s located on the edge of a river in flat ground. The only challenge can be...