Tongoa Airport

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Tongoa Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Tongoa, Shefa Province, Vanuatu
Elevation  AMSL 443 ft / 135 m
Coordinates 16°53′28″S168°33′04″E / 16.89111°S 168.55111°E / -16.89111; 168.55111 Coordinates: 16°53′28″S168°33′04″E / 16.89111°S 168.55111°E / -16.89111; 168.55111
Map
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TGH
Location of airport in Vanuatu
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
mft
6102,001
Source: GCM, [1] STV [2]

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References

  1. Airport information for NVST at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. Airport information for Tongoa Airport at Search (for) Travel website.