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|ICAO: WASK – IATA: KNG|
|Region||Asia and Pacific|
|Location||Kaimana, West Papua|
|Coordinates||3° 38' 42.65" S, 133° 42' 19.75" E|
ICAO: WASK IATA: KNG
Kaimana Airport is an airport serving Kaimana, located in the province of West Papua in Indonesia.
Tropical Rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af) - almost no distinct seasons, average daily temperature around 27°C throughout the year. Extensive cloud cover and heavy rainfall prevent temperatures from rising much over 33°C. The diurnal temperature change is between 2°C and 5°C which is greater than the annual temperature range of 2°C. Rainfall is heavy and is usually convectional and in the afternoon.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of WASK
- MA60, vicinity Kaimana West Papua Indonesia, 2011 (On 7 May 2011, the crew of a Xian MA60 lost control of their aircraft during an attempted go around at Kaimana after failing to obtain sufficient visual reference to complete the approach despite a significant violation of the minima for the required visual-only approach. The aircraft was destroyed by the high speed impact and all occupants were killed. The Investigation found that the crew had comprehensively failed to conduct the go around procedure as prescribed and it was suspected that the new-to-type Captain may have reverted to procedures for his previous jet aircraft type after ineffective type conversion training.)