Juanda International Airport
|Juanda International Airport
Bandar Udara Internasional Juanda
|IATA: SUB – ICAO: WARR
|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Owner||Government of Indonesia|
|Operator||PT Angkasa Pura I|
|Location||Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia|
|Elevation AMSL||9 ft / 3 m|
|Source: List of the busiest airports in Indonesia|
Juanda International Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Internasional Juanda) (IATA: SUB, ICAO: WARR), is an international airport located in Sidoarjo, a small town near Surabaya, East Java. This airport serves Surabaya and surrounding areas. Juanda International Airport is operated by PT Angkasa Pura I. The airport takes its name after Djuanda Kartawidjaja, the last Prime Minister of Indonesia who had suggested development of this airport. Juanda International Airport is the second-largest and second-busiest airport in Indonesia after Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport based on the aircraft movements and passenger movements. In 2010, the airport handled 11 million passengers, although the capacity was 6 million passengers and the Air Traffic Controller radar system is only able to track 21 aircraft per hour, but at peak hour should handled 40 to 45 aircraft landing and taking off.
Currently, Juanda International Airport is the hub of Indonesia AirAsia, Lion Air and Tigerair Mandala, along with Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. The airport has also been known as the secondary hub of Garuda Indonesia and the focus city of Citilink.
Juanda International Airport's new terminal is expected to open in November 2013 with a capacity of handling 6 million passengers per year. But it is still short of current demand.
Opened on December 7, 1964 as a national army and naval air base of Indonesia. It replaces the previous airport in Morokrembangan, near Tanjung Perak harbor. In its development it was also used for civil aviation. On December 24, 1990 Juanda Airport was gained international airport status after the opening of the international terminal. Previous international flights have been opened to Amsterdam, Guangzhou, London, Manila, Seoul, Sydney and Tokyo.
A new three-story terminal building was opened on November 10, 2006. The building has a capacity of eight million passengers per year and features a 51,500 m² domestic passenger terminal, a 20,200 m² international terminal and 11 airbridges. There is a single runway 3000mx55m, separate 5,300 m² administration building, including a 15 story control tower, and a two storey cargo building with domestic and international cargo sections, capable of handling 120,000 tons of cargo a year.
The new apron with an area of 148,000 m² can handle 18 aircraft simultaneously, including two wide body, 11 medium and five small aircraft. There are two 3000x30m parallel taxiways, including five exit taxiways (30m wide) and four connecting taxiways (also 30m).
The old terminal building is currently used by the Indonesian Air Force.
The following are statistics for the airport from 1999 to 2006. In addition to this, it is noted that, in 2006, the domestic sector between Surabaya and Jakarta is the fourth-busiest air route in Asia with over 750 weekly flights.
Source : PT (persero) ANGKASA PURA 1 (Indonesian)
Source :  (Indonesian)
Juanda International Airport has 1 terminal, another terminal is currently being constructed:
- Terminal 1A, handling international flights.
- Terminal 1B, handling domestic flights.
- Terminal 2, handles domestic flights and international flights, which opened on November 10, 2013. This terminal is dedicated to Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia AirAsia, Tigerair Mandala for domestic sectors and all international carriers. Terminal 2 will be the new hub for Garuda Indonesia's new fleets, ATR 72-600 and Bombardier CRJ1000.
Airlines and destinations
Accidents and incidents
- On 4 March 2006, Lion Air Flight 8987, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashed after landing at Juanda International Airport. Reverse thrust was used during landing, although the left thrust reverser was stated to be out of service. This caused the aircraft to veer to the right and skid off the runway, coming to rest about 7,000 feet (2,100 m) from the approach end of the runway. No-one was killed but the aircraft was badly damaged.
- On January 1, 2007, Adam Air Flight 574 a Boeing 737 registered as (KI-574), operated by Adam Air between the Indonesian cities of Surabaya (SUB) and Manado (MDC) crashed near Polewali in Sulawesi killing all 102 people on board.
- On February 21, 2007, Adam Air Flight 172, a Boeing 737 with registration PK-KKV, bent in its center whilst landing at Surabaya airport. There were no fatalities to the 148 people on board, but six of Adam Air's other Boeing 737s were grounded for safety inspections.
- On April 13, 2010 Cathay Pacific Flight 780 from Surabaya to Hong Kong sustained damage after it landed heavily at Hong Kong International Airport. During the flight the crew experienced a number of engine problems, culminating in them being unable to control the engines' thrust and being forced to land the aircraft at very high speed. The investigation determined that the aircraft had been refuelled with contaminated fuel at Surabaya before departing for Hong Kong.
Shuttle airport bus are serving several destination from Juanda Airport, currently it serves by a bus operator, "Damri" and Adam Trans for destination to Malang.
|Juanda Airport Bus|
|Damri||Purabaya Terminal||IDR 25,000|
|Adam Trans||Malang||IDR 70,000|
Primkopal Juanda taxis operate on a flat-fee rate to various destinations in Surabaya. This is different from other airports in Indonesia, where all taxis can only transport passengers from the airport to the city. However, all taxis can transport passengers from the city to the airport. Since July 8, 2013, Bosowa, Gold and Orenz have been given rights to operate in the airport due to high demand.
At February 2013, Juanda Airport opened Ibis Budget Hotel (formerly Juanda Airport Waving Gallery) to service transit passengers at this airport.
- OAG reveals the world's busiest routes, Official Airline Guide. Accessed November 23, 2007.
- Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department Accident Bulletin Number 3/2010 retrieved 2010-09-10
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Juanda International Airport.|
- PT. Angkasa Pura I: Juanda Airport (English)
- Juanda International Airport website
- Airport information for WARR at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Accident history for SUB at Aviation Safety Network