Oksibil, Pegunungan Bintang
Oksibil is a kecamatan (district) in Papua in Indonesia that is also the administrative centre of the Pegunungan Bintang Regency. The district has a population of 4,087 inhabitants, according to the 2010 census.
|Time zone||UTC+9 (WIT)|
There are few roads in Oksibil that provides means of travel locally. A long road connects to nearby Arimkop and ends to the southeast at a river. The primary means of transportation to and from Oksibil is by air.
|Serves||Oksibil, Pegunungan Bintang, Indonesia|
|Elevation AMSL||4,288 ft / 1,307 m|
Oksibil Airport (OKL/WAJO) has connecting flights to Jayapura with Trigana Air Service and Wings Air. The airport's runway is 885 metres (2,904 ft) long and is partially marked asphalt (formerly grass) landing strip. The runway can handle Turboprop STOL aircraft but is able to handle larger Turboprop Regional airliner. There are few buildings that acts as a terminal structure as well as a small tower in the tarmac area beside the runway.
In August 2018, another plane crash occurred, when a Pilatus PC-6 Porter traveling from Tanah Merah crashed shortly before it was due to land in Oksibil. It was carrying nine people, including two crew members, and one passenger survived.
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- "Indonesia plane crash: Boy, 12, survives Papua accident". BBC. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
- "12-year-old boy is only survivor of Indonesian plane crash". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-08-12.
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