Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport

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Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport
Bandar Udara Abdul Rachman Saleh
Airport type Public / Military
Owner Government of East Java Province
Serves Malang
Location Malang, East Java, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 1,726 ft / 526 m
Coordinates 07°55′35″S 112°42′52″E / 7.92639°S 112.71444°E / -7.92639; 112.71444Coordinates: 07°55′35″S 112°42′52″E / 7.92639°S 112.71444°E / -7.92639; 112.71444
MLG is located in Java
Location of airport in Java
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,300 7,545 Asphalt
17L/35R 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (IATA: MLGICAO: WARA, formerly WIAS) is an airport serving Malang, the second largest city in East Java province of Indonesia. This airport is named after Abdoel Rachman Saleh, an Indonesian aviator and physiologist whose plane was shot down by the Dutch when landing in Maguwo Airfield (now Adisucipto International Airport), Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta during Indonesian National Revolution.

The airport was closed in October 2009 due to numerous damages found in the runway, but has opened again after some repairs were done.[3]

The new terminal was opened in 30 December 2011 replacing the old terminal that is used by the Indonesian Air Force. The new terminal is at the south end of the runway. The runway was extended into 2.300 meters in late 2012.

This airport is the only airport serving highly populated city in Indonesia that is operated by the provincial government.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations Route
Batik Air Jakarta–Halim, Makassar (All begins 3 April 2015) Domestic
Citilink Jakarta–Halim Perdanakusuma Domestic
Garuda Indonesia Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta Domestic
Kal Star Aviation Balikpapan, Banjarmasin Domestic
Sriwijaya Air Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta Domestic
Wings Air Denpasar/Bali, Makassar Domestic


  1. ^ Airport information for WARA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for MLG at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ [1]

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