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Heho Airport
ဟဲဟိုးလေဆိပ်
IATA: HEH – ICAO: VYHH
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Heho, Myanmar (Burma)
Elevation AMSL 3,858 ft / 1,176 m
Coordinates 20°44′49″N 096°47′31″E / 20.74694°N 96.79194°E / 20.74694; 96.79194
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 8,500 2,591 Asphalt
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Heho Airport (Burmese: ဟဲဟိုးလေဆိပ်; (IATA: HEH, ICAO: VYHH) is an airport serving Heho, a town in Kalaw Township, Taunggyi District, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma).

History

The airport served as an airbase both for the Allies and the Japanese during World War II. The airbase was heavily bombed by the Allies. Evidence of aircraft bunker revetments and bomb craters can still be seen on the southern end of the airfield, especially noticeable from the air.

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 3,858 feet (1,176 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 8,500 by 100 feet (2,591 × 30 m). The original airport had a runway length of 5500 feet. It was recently expanded to accommodate jet aircraft.

Airlines and destinations

  • Air Bagan (Mandalay, Thandwe, Yangon)
  • Air Mandalay (Mandalay, Nyaung-u, Thandwe, Yangon)
  • Myanma Airways (Kengtung, Lashio, Mong Hsat, Nyaung-u, Tachilek, Yangon)
  • Yangon Airways (Mandalay, Thandwe, Yangon)


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General Info
Country Burma
ICAO ID VYHH
Time UTC+6:30
Latitude 20.747036
20° 44' 49.33" N
Longitude 96.792044
096° 47' 31.36" E
Elevation 3858 feet
1176 meters
Magnetic Variation 000° W (05/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)


Communications
TWR
HO
118.1
APP
HO
119.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
18/36 8500 x 100 feet
2591 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB HHO HEHO - 360 At Field -


Remarks
CAUTION WIP.
CSTMS/IMG Opr HO.
FUEL (NC-A).
LGT Rot Bcn opr HO. Thld lgt avbl.
MISC Ldg fees.
OPR HOURS Opr HO.



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