Pondok Cabe Airport

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Coordinates: 6°20′13.05″S 106°45′53.99″E / 6.3369583°S 106.7649972°E / -6.3369583; 106.7649972

Pondok Cabe Airport
Bandar Udara Pondok Cabe
Airport type Mixed
Owner PT Pelita Air Service
Operator PT Pelita Air Service
Serves Tangerang Selatan, South Jakarta
Location Pondok Cabe Raya, South Tangerang, Indonesia
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,516 1,986 Asphalt

Pondok Cabe Airport is a mixed civilian and military airport in the Pondok Cabe, Pamulang, South Tangerang. The airport is owned by the state oil company Pertamina and operated by Pelita Air Service, which also owned Indopelita Aircraft Services that has a maintenance hangar at this airport. Currently, Pondok Cabe does not handle regular airline traffic. Other than serving as the Maintenance, repair and overhaul base for Pelita Air Service, the airport is also the home of the Aviation Wing of the Indonesian National Police, CASA 212 equipped-Skadron Udara 21/Serba Guna of the Indonesian Army and Naval Aviation (Puspenerbal) of Indonesian Navy, as well as Portela Jaya Light-sport aircraft hangar.

Pondok Cabe Airport serves Ciputat, Cinere, Depok, other parts of Depok and districts in South Jakarta. (IATA: PCBICAO: WIHP). The airport is located in South Tangerang and not far from the border of Cinere in Depok, Pamulang, West and East Ciputat in South Tangerang, and Cilandak and Jagakarsa in South Jakarta. It has a runway with a length of 1,986 m (6,516 ft).

Aviation Agencies Australia has planted US$100 million to develop Pondok Cabe to a commercial airport. The project to build a new terminal and lengthen the runway to 2,500 m is started in 2009.[1]

The airport serves as a maintenance base for Pelita Air Service.

Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia plans to open a base at Pondok Cabe Airport by the end of 2016,[2] offering flights to cities in Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan using ATR 72-600 aircraft.[3] The government has given approval to Garuda Indonesia to, once the airport opens to scheduled servies, provide daily flights to six destinations: Bandar Lampung and Palembang on Sumatra, Pangkalan Bun in Central Kalimantan, and Semarang, Yogyakarta, and Solo on Java.[4]

Airlines and Destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Deraya Air Taxi Bandung, Cirebon
EastIndo Charter: Pekanbaru, Surabaya, Cirebon
Premiair Charter: Medan–Kuala Namu, Gunung Sitoli, Pontianak
Pelita Air Service Charter: Sorong, Dumai, Bandung, Yogyakarta