Port Keats Airfield

Port Keats Airfield (IATA: PKT, ICAO: YPKT) is an airport at Wadeye, Northern Territory (Port Keats) in Australia.

Port Keats Airfield
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorWest Daly Regional Council
LocationWadeye, Northern Territory
Elevation AMSL112 ft / 34 m
Coordinates14°14′54″S 129°31′42″E
Map
YPKT
Location in the Northern Territory
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 1,410 4,626 Asphalt
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

World War II

During World War II, the airfield was used as an emergency landing ground for Royal Australian Air Force fighters and bombers returning from flying operations over the Netherlands East Indies.[2]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Murin Travel & Freight Services Darwin

See also

References

  1. YPKT – Port Keats (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 15 August 2019, Aeronautical Chart Archived 11 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. OzatWar website


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