Category: Kalimantan

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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...

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Long Bawang

Length: 1200m (estimated) – Extension work still in progress (Feb ’12)Runway: 04/22 Elevation: 3000ftSlope: Up-slope both ends Ok, this one’s less of an airstrip and more of a proper runway being of tarmac construction. However, it’s not exactly your straight...

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Postman Matt

Aside from enjoying flying around the jungles of Borneo, I do actually so some work in the form of flying people and cargo from A to B. But what exactly do I fly around out here? Well, the main bulk...