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Bucholz Army Air Field
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)
IATA: KWA, ICAO: PKWA
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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.
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Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- RMI Capitol
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.