Papua

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Note: Papua, Indonesia, should not be confused with Papua New Guinea (PNG), which covers the eastern half of the Island of New Guinea and surrounding islands. MAF International operates in PNG.

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) provides vital aviation and radio communications services to Indonesia churches, Christian missions, and non-government organizations (NGOs) ministering in Papua, Indonesia.

MAF, which has served Papua since 1952, reaches more than 250 ethnic groups by supporting churches and mission efforts, and providing medical assistance, community development, education, crisis relief, and the training and leadership development of Papuans. Many MAF missionary families, including short-term staff and Indonesian staff, fly and maintain 13 MAF aircraft from bases all around Papua. More than 60 mission and humanitarian agencies increase their efficiency and effectiveness through using MAF’s three email hubs and communication networks.

In the past 12 months, the MAF program in Papua ...

  • Executed 9,820 flights
  • Transported 42,353 passengers
  • Delivered 5,084,629 pounds of cargo

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Adopt PK-MEA in PapuaPK-MEA is a KODIAK serving in Papua, Indonesia. PK-MEA is the newest airplane in the program and the first KODIAK received by MAF.
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Papua, Indonesia

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