Maimun Saleh Airport

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Maimun Saleh Airport
Bandar Udara Maimun Saleh
Airport type Military, Public
Owner Government of Indonesia
Operator Ministry of Transportation
Serves Sabang
Location Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL 390 ft / 120 m
Coordinates 5°52′29″N 95°20′24″E / 5.874682°N 95.339986°E / 5.874682; 95.339986Coordinates: 5°52′29″N 95°20′24″E / 5.874682°N 95.339986°E / 5.874682; 95.339986
Sumatra region in Indonesia
Sumatra region in Indonesia
SBG is located in Sumatra Topography
Location of airport in Sumatra
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 5,906 1,800 Asphalt
Sources: DGCA[2]

Maimun Saleh Airport (IATA: SBGICAO: WIAB) is a small airport with a runway length of 1,844 m (6,050 ft) and altitude of 120 m (390 ft) in Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia. It is situated on the island right above the northern tip of Sumatra in the Andaman Sea. It is part of the Sabang city in Aceh province. This airport was named after one of Indonesian Air Force pilot, Maimun Saleh, died in plane crash at Bogor on August, 1952. The airport is considered to be Indonesia's westernmost airport.

This airport is part of Indonesian Navy facility such as El Tari Airport. The nearest airport with Sabang is Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport which is located in nearby Banda Aceh and serving both international and domestic flights.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following destinations are served from this Airport:

Airlines Destinations
Garuda Indonesia Medan
Susi Air Banda Aceh
Wings Air Medan [3]