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BIK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BIK / WABB
Airport Names:
  1. Frans Kaisiepo Airport
  2. Bandara Frans Kaisiepo
Location: Biak, Indonesia
GPS Coordinates: 1°11'23"S by 136°6'26"E
Operator/Owner: PT Angkasa Pura I
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 46 feet (14 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK):

  • Because of Frans Kaisiepo Airport's relatively low elevation of 46 feet, planes can take off or land at Frans Kaisiepo Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • As World War II started in the Asia-Pacific region, Japan started occupying Irian Jaya in 1942.
  • Japan then attempted to build a second military airfield in Samao county.
  • The furthest airport from Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK) is Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (Tirirical) (SLZ), which is nearly antipodal to Frans Kaisiepo Airport (meaning Frans Kaisiepo Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (Tirirical)), and is located 12,175 miles (19,593 kilometers) away in São Luís, Brazil.
  • In addition to being known as "Frans Kaisiepo Airport", another name for BIK is "Bandara Frans Kaisiepo".
  • Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Frans Kaisiepo Airport handled 366 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Frans Kaisiepo Airport (BIK) is Kornasoren Airport (FOO), which is located 87 miles (140 kilometers) WNW of BIK.
  • The terminal is equipped with numerous facilities including a mosque, public telephone boxes, Automated Teller Machines, restaurants, and souvenir shops.
  • In 1990,the Airport's management and operation was handed over to Angkasa Pura I.
  • The Battle of Biak Island came about after a succession of Japanese defeats in 1943 and 1944 along the northern coast of New Guinea.

Map of Nearest Airports from Frans Kaisiepo Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Frans Kaisiepo Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
187.13 miles (140.23 km) WNWKornasoren Airport (FOO)Noemfoor, Schouten Islands, IndonesiaView Kornasoren Airport on a map Set FOO as destination Airport Get more information about Kornasoren Airport
2143.68 miles (231.23 km) WRendani Airport (MKW)Manokwari, Irian Jaya, IndonesiaView Rendani Airport on a map Set MKW as destination Airport Get more information about Rendani Airport
3155.34 miles (249.99 km) WAnggi Airport (AGD)Anggi, IndonesiaView Anggi Airport on a map Set AGD as destination Airport Get more information about Anggi Airport
4188.79 miles (303.83 km) SEDabra Airport (DRH)Dabra, IndonesiaView Dabra Airport on a map Set DRH as destination Airport Get more information about Dabra Airport
5189.95 miles (305.69 km) SEnarotali Airport (EWI)Enarotali, IndonesiaView Enarotali Airport on a map Set EWI as destination Airport Get more information about Enarotali Airport
6208.22 miles (335.10 km) WSWBabo Airport (BXB)Babo, Western New Guinea, IndonesiaView Babo Airport on a map Set BXB as destination Airport Get more information about Babo Airport
7236.89 miles (381.24 km) SSEMozes Kilangin Airport (TIM)Timika, Papua, IndonesiaView Mozes Kilangin Airport on a map Set TIM as destination Airport Get more information about Mozes Kilangin Airport
8237.66 miles (382.48 km) SWKaimana Airport (KNG)Kaimana, Papua, IndonesiaView Kaimana Airport on a map Set KNG as destination Airport Get more information about Kaimana Airport
9247.54 miles (398.37 km) SEBokondini Airport (BUI)Bokondini, IndonesiaView Bokondini Airport on a map Set BUI as destination Airport Get more information about Bokondini Airport
10249.20 miles (401.05 km) WAyawasi Airport (AYW)Ayawasi, IndonesiaView Ayawasi Airport on a map Set AYW as destination Airport Get more information about Ayawasi Airport
11252.74 miles (406.74 km) ESEBatom Airport (BXM)Batom, IndonesiaView Batom Airport on a map Set BXM as destination Airport Get more information about Batom Airport
12289.03 miles (465.15 km) SEApalapsili Airport (AAS)Apalapsili, IndonesiaView Apalapsili Airport on a map Set AAS as destination Airport Get more information about Apalapsili Airport
13290.87 miles (468.11 km) WSWFakfak Airport (FKQ)Fak Fak, Irian Jaya, IndonesiaView Fakfak Airport on a map Set FKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Fakfak Airport
14319.16 miles (513.64 km) ESESentani Airport (SNA) (DJJ)Jayapura, IndonesiaView Sentani Airport (SNA) on a map Set DJJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sentani Airport (SNA)
15325.96 miles (524.58 km) SSEEwer Airport (EWE)Ewer, IndonesiaView Ewer Airport on a map Set EWE as destination Airport Get more information about Ewer Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Frans Kaisiepo Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Frans Kaisiepo Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,174.76 miles (19,593.33 km) SMarechal Cunha Machado International Airport (Tirirical) (SLZ)São Luís, BrazilView Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (Tirirical) on a map Set SLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (Tirirical)
212,153.99 miles (19,559.90 km) SSWBarreirinhas Airport (BRB)Barreirinhas, Maranhão, BrazilView Barreirinhas Airport on a map Set BRB as destination Airport Get more information about Barreirinhas Airport
312,117.58 miles (19,501.30 km) SSWParnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport (PHB)Parnaiba, Piaui, BrazilView Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport on a map Set PHB as destination Airport Get more information about Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport
412,073.41 miles (19,430.23 km) ESEBelém/Val de Cans–Júlio Cezar Ribeiro International Airport (BEL)Belém, Pará, BrazilView Belém/Val de Cans–Júlio Cezar Ribeiro International Airport on a map Set BEL as destination Airport Get more information about Belém/Val de Cans–Júlio Cezar Ribeiro International Airport
511,998.68 miles (19,309.96 km) STeresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport (THE)Teresina, Piauí, BrazilView Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport on a map Set THE as destination Airport Get more information about Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport
611,934.69 miles (19,206.98 km) EMacapá-Alberto Alcolumbre International Airport (MCP)Macapá, Amapá, BrazilView Macapá-Alberto Alcolumbre International Airport on a map Set MCP as destination Airport Get more information about Macapá-Alberto Alcolumbre International Airport
711,932.09 miles (19,202.79 km) SWPinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport (FOR)Fortaleza, Ceará, BrazilView Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport on a map Set FOR as destination Airport Get more information about Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport
811,911.29 miles (19,169.31 km) SSEImperatriz-Prefeito Renato Moreira Airport (IMP)Imperatriz, Maranhão, BrazilView Imperatriz-Prefeito Renato Moreira Airport on a map Set IMP as destination Airport Get more information about Imperatriz-Prefeito Renato Moreira Airport
911,856.84 miles (19,081.69 km) SEJoão Correa da Rocha Airport (MAB)Marabá, Pará, BrazilView João Correa da Rocha Airport on a map Set MAB as destination Airport Get more information about João Correa da Rocha Airport
1011,818.13 miles (19,019.39 km) ENESerra do Areão Airport (MEU)Almeirim, Pará, BrazilView Serra do Areão Airport on a map Set MEU as destination Airport Get more information about Serra do Areão Airport
1111,806.06 miles (18,999.97 km) SWGov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport (MVF)Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilView Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport on a map Set MVF as destination Airport Get more information about Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport
1211,800.97 miles (18,991.78 km) ENECayenne – Félix Eboué Airport (CAY)Cayenne, French GuianaView Cayenne – Félix Eboué Airport on a map Set CAY as destination Airport Get more information about Cayenne – Félix Eboué Airport
1311,782.97 miles (18,962.80 km) ESEAltamira Airport (ATM)Altamira, Pará, BrazilView Altamira Airport on a map Set ATM as destination Airport Get more information about Altamira Airport
1411,782.45 miles (18,961.97 km) SSEAraguaína Airport (AUX)Araguaína, Tocantins, BrazilView Araguaína Airport on a map Set AUX as destination Airport Get more information about Araguaína Airport
1511,779.26 miles (18,956.84 km) SECarajás Airport (CKS)Carajás, Pará, BrazilView Carajás Airport on a map Set CKS as destination Airport Get more information about Carajás Airport