Onoun Civil Airfield is located in Chuuk State on Onoun Island, also known as Ulul, at the southwestern corner of Namonuito Atoll, roughly 168 miles (270 km) northwest of Chuuk International Airport and 135 miles (217 km) north of Houk. It is currently served by Caroline Islands Air. In order to utilize the airstrip, operators must apply for the appropriate flight permits with the F.S.M. Division of Civil Aviation. Once approval has been granted, the operator can contact the Chuuk Port Authority Airport Manager to make arrangements for on-call personnel to be present at the airfield.
ABOUT NAMONUITO ATOLL & ONOUN ISLAND
Namonuito Atoll, also called the Magur Islands, is the largest atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia and the second largest in the Micronesian region. The atoll is roughly triangular in shape and about 51 miles across at its widest point. Onoun, with a total land area of just under one square mile, is the largest and most densely populated of 12 islands in the group and supports almost 600 people. Most of the inhabitants live in the southern part of the island. Other major islands in Namonuito Atoll include Pisaras and Magur.
BASIC AIRFIELD INFORMATION
|Lat/Long:||8°35'33.98"N / 149°41'27.11"E (estimated)|
|From Population Center:||0.63 miles / 1 km N of primary settlements on ONOUN ISLAND, NAMONUITO ATOLL|
|Time Zone:||UTC +10 (year round; does not observe DST)|
|Airport Use:||Open to the public, PPR FOR LANDING TO BE FILED 48 HRS IN ADVANCE WITH FSM SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS & INFRASTRUCTURE: DIVISION OF CIVIL AVIATION.|
|CTAF:||123.6 (COMS provided by Truk Radio)|
|Dimensions:||1200 x 75 ft / 366 x 23 m|
|Surface:||chip seal, in fair condition, some significant surface cracks|