Hang Nadim Airport

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Hang Nadim International Airport
Bandar Udara Internasional Hang Nadim
IATA: BTHICAO: WIDD
BTH is located in Sumatra Topography
BTH
BTH
Location of airport in Sumatra
Summary
Airport type Public, Cargo, Military
Owner BP Otorita Batam
Operator BP Otorita Batam
Serves Batam
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 126 ft / 38 m
Coordinates 01°07′15″N 104°07′07″E / 1.12083°N 104.11861°E / 1.12083; 104.11861
Website http://www.hangnadim-airport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04L/22R 4,040 13,270 Asphalt
04R/22L (planning) 4,025 13,270 Asphalt Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passenger movements 7,530,801
Airfreight movements in KG 1,512,369

Hang Nadim International Airport (IATA: BTHICAO: 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 1,240 m long, and the longset 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 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. BP Batam is planning to build a new terminal. Terminal 1 (old building) and Terminal 2 (new building) BP Batam is going to renovate the terminal building, from about 35.000 m2 (4-6 aerobridges) to 88.000 m2 (12 aerobridges). A new runway is also planned by BP Batam. Later on 2016, BP Batam is going to build a monorail from Hang Nadim Airport to Batu Ampar.

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.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal/Concourse
Aviastar Tembilahan Domestic
Citilink Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta, Medan, Padang, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Charter: Denpasar Bali Domestic
Express Air Pontianak Domestic
Firefly Kuala Lumpur-Subang International
Garuda Indonesia Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta Domestic
Garuda Indonesia Seasonal: Jeddah International
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
Saudia Seasonal: Jeddah International
Sriwijaya Air Jakarta-Soekarno Hatta, Jambi, Medan, Surabaya, Padang Domestic
Wings Air Bengkulu, Natuna, Palembang, Pangkalpinang, Siborong-Borong, Tanjung Pandan Domestic

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Republic Express Cargo Pekanbaru, Jakarta
Asialink Singapore
Garuda Indonesia Cargo Jakarta
MAS Kargo Kuala Lumpur
Cardig Air Jakarta, Singapore
FedEx Cargo Jakarta, Singapore

Ground transportation[edit]

Bus[edit]

Shuttle airport bus are serving several destination from Hang Nadim International Airport, currently it serves by a bus operator, "Damri".

Service Destination Fare
Hang Nadim International Airport Bus
Damri Batu Ampar, Batam IDR 15,000
Damri Batu Aji, Batam IDR 20,000
Damri Sekupang, Batam IDR 20,000
Damri Barelang Area, Batam IDR 30,000

Taxi[edit]

Port Taxi is the taxi operating in the airport.

Monorail[edit]

Starting 2016, BP Kawasan Batam (airport operator) and investors from South Korea will start building a monorail from Hang Nadim International Airport to Batu Ampar with more than 10 stops.

Statistics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Batam airport set to operate 24/7". May 22, 2014. 

External links[edit]