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Bucholz Army Air Field
Kwajalein Atoll

GPS Coordinates:
Longitude: 167,732°
Latitude: 8,720°


Bucholz Army Air Field is a small airport in Marshall Islands, serving the region of Kwajalein. The longest runway is 6.668 feet or 2.032 meters long.

Local name: Kwajalein
Airport size: medium airport
Serving area: Kwajalein
Longest runway: 6668 (ft)


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About the airport

Bucholz Army Air Field, with the IATA code KWA and the ICAO code PKWA, is a military airport located in the Marshall Islands. Situated on Kwajalein Atoll, it serves as a vital transportation hub for both military personnel and civilian contractors. While primarily used by the United States Army, it also accommodates limited commercial flights.

The airport features a single runway and a small terminal building. Facilities are basic but functional, offering essential services to travelers. Passengers can expect a hassle-free experience with efficient security procedures and friendly staff. However, it is important to note that the airport operates under military regulations, so adherence to specific protocols may be required.

KWA serves as a gateway to the stunning Kwajalein Atoll, renowned for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life. Travelers planning a trip to the Marshall Islands can access various nearby islands and atolls via domestic flights or boat transfers from Bucholz Army Air Field.