Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport

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Coordinates: 00°55′21″N 104°31′56″E / 0.92250°N 104.53222°E / 0.92250; 104.53222

Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport

Bandar Udara Internasional Raja Haji Fisabilillah

بانداراينتيرناتيونال راحا حاخي في سابيل يللاح

Lapangan Terbang Antarbangsa Raja Haji Fisabilillah
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Indonesia
OperatorPT Angkasa Pura II
LocationTanjung Pinang, Riau Islands, Indonesia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL52 ft / 16 m
Websitewww.rajahajifisabilillah-airport.co.id
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,250 7,381 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers231,388

Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport (IATA: TNJ, ICAO: WIDN), formerly Kijang Airport, is an international airport located in Tanjung Pinang, Bintan, Riau Islands, Indonesia. It is the second largest airport in Riau Islands, after the Hang Nadim International Airport in Batam.

History[edit]

The airport is named after Raja Haji Fisabilillah. In the beginning, it was managed by the State Assets Directorate General of Civil Aviation Ministry of Transportation. In 2000, the operation of Kijang Airport was transferred to PT Angkasa Pura II.

On April 12, 2008, Kijang airport's name was officially changed to Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport in a ceremony conducted by the Minister of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia Jusman Syafii Djamal in the presence of Riau Islands Governor Ismeth Abdullah, Vice Governor of Riau Islands HM Sani, Chairman of the Parliament H.M. Nur Syafriadi and other local officials. new passenger terminal with a size of 8,300 m2 and one telescopic gangway was inaugurated in June 2013. It has a capacity of 1000,000 passengers per year, 10 times larger than the old terminal.

The airport was formerly served from Malacca in Malaysia by Sky Aviation. This was stopped in mid-2013 when Sky Aviation ceased operations. After that, the airport has not had any regular international destinations. In 17 December 2016, Citilink began charter flights from Tanjung Pinang to Wuhan, reinitiating international flights from the airport.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
China Southern Airlines Charter: Guiyang
Garuda Indonesia Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Lion Air Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Sriwijaya Air Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Susi Air Dabo, Letung[4]
Wings Air Batam, Pekanbaru[5]
XpressAir Matak, Natuna[6]

Statistics[edit]

The Frequency of Flights at Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport
Rank Destinations Frequency (Weekly) Airline(s)
1 Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Jakarta 21 Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air
2 Pekanbaru, Riau 7 Wings Air
3 Batam, Riau Islands 7 Wings Air
4 Matak, Riau Islands 6 XpressAir
5 Natuna, Riau Islands 3 XpressAir
6 Dabo, Riau Islands 3 Susi Air
7 Letung, Riau Islands 2 Susi Air

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