Hang Nadim Airport
|Hang Nadim International Airport
Bandara Internasional Hang Nadim
|Airport type||Public and Cargo|
|Elevation AMSL||126 ft / 38 m|
Hang Nadim International Airport (IATA: BTH, ICAO: WIDD), also known as Bandara Internasional Hang Nadim, is located in Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia. Named after the famous Laksamana Hang Nadim, and is the only airport on the island. The runway is the second longest in Southeast Asia, after Kuala Lumpur International Airport with 4,210 m long, and the longest in Indonesia.
As Batam continues to develop its tourism sector, Hang Nadim has proved to be a sufficiently effective airport. Originally developed as an alternative for Singapore Changi Airport (should an emergency force a redirect for aircraft), Hang Nadim has facilities sufficient for Boeing 747s and Airbus A380s, including the longest runway in Indonesia. It can also serve several times more passengers than it is currently serving.Lion Air has based itself from this airport and build a maintenance facility, as Jakarta's Soekarno–Hatta International Airport is severely congested.
At end of May 2014, Hang Nadim International Airport accompanied with the previous four, Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Bali; Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta; Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java; and Kuala Namu International Airport in Medan, North Sumatra to operate the airport 24 hours a day due to many airlines make the Hang Nadim International Airport as a hub.
Airlines and destinations
|Citilink||Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Medan, Padang, Palembang, Pekanbaru||Domestic|
|Garuda Indonesia||Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Surabaya, Bandung||Domestic|
|Garuda Indonesia Explore Jet||Bandar Lampung, Medan||Domestic|
|Lion Air||Balikpapan, Bandung, Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Jambi, Medan, Padang, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Pontianak, Semarang, Surabaya, Yogyakarta||Domestic|
|Malindo Air||Kuala Lumpur-Subang||International|
|Sriwijaya Air||Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Jambi, Medan, Surabaya, Padang||Domestic|
|Wings Air||Bengkulu, Natuna, Pangkalpinang, Silangit, Tanjung Pandan||Domestic|
|Republic Express Cargo||Pekanbaru, Jakarta|
|Garuda Indonesia Cargo||Jakarta|
|FedEx Cargo||Jakarta, Singapore|
New Terminal (2017)
BP Batam, the airport operator will build a new terminal on 2017 on the left side of the existing terminal. The renovation and expansion of the existing terminal, expansion of the airport apron, and the development of the new terminal will cost Rp. 3 trilion. The new terminal will be the second terminal of the airport. The existing terminal will be expanded from a capacity of 4 million passengers per year to 8 million passengers per year with 6 jetbridges. The new terminal will also able to hold up to 8 million passengers (first phase) per year with 8 jetbridges. In total, both terminals will have a capacity of 16 million passengers per year and 14 jetbridges. Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, and Incheon International Airport will also help BP Batam, the airport owner and operator on developing the new terminal.
Shuttle airport bus are serving several destination from Hang Nadim International Airport, currently it serves by a bus operator, "Damri".
|Hang Nadim International Airport Bus|
|Damri||Batu Ampar||IDR 20,000|
|Damri||Batu Aji||IDR 22,000|
Port Taxi is the taxi operating in the airport.
Tariff: Starts from Rp. 6,000 Per Kilometer Rp. 4,000
|Hang Nadim International Airport Taxi|
|Port Taxi||1||(+) IDR 25,000|
|Port Taxi||2||(+) IDR 20,000|
|Port Taxi||3||(+) IDR 15,000|
Zone 1 = 1-5 kilometers
Zone 2 = 1-10 kilometers
Zone 3 = 1-15 kilometers
- "Batam airport set to operate 24/7". May 22, 2014.
- Hang Nadim Badan Pengusahaan Batam Airport Official Site
- Hang Nadim Badan Pengusahaan Batam Airport at Batam Industrial Development Association (BIDA) website
- Airport information for WIDD at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Current weather for WIDD at NOAA/NWS
- Airport information for BTH / WIDD at Great Circle Mapper.
- Accident history for BTH / WIDD at Aviation Safety Network