Malikus Saleh Airport
|Malikus Saleh Airport
Bandar Udara Malikus Saleh
|Owner||Government of Lhokseumawe|
|Elevation AMSL||90 ft / 27 m|
The airport was built by PT Arun NGL to facilitate the transport of Lhokseumawe and its vicinity to the city of Medan. The airport served by the airline ever since at least Jatayu Air passenger land transport between Banda Aceh and Medan. It is caused by a conflict that broke out between the TNI and GAM, threatening the land transportation in Aceh.
PT Arun NGL initially using aircraft owned by Pelita Air Service to daily flights Lhokseumawe - Medan route. After a few years, flight operations were taken over by the Beechcraft 1900D Airliner Owned by Travira Air . Towards the lid PT Arun NGL, operation and ownership of the airport was turned over to the City of Lhokseumawe.
Airlines and destinations
operated by Explore
- Airport information for WITM at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for LSW at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
- "Rute baru: Kualanamu – Meulaboh – Lhokseumawe – Sabang - Garuda Indonesia". www.garuda-indonesia.com. Retrieved 2015-11-10.