5 Best Airports in Indonesia

Source: Airports-worlwide

Source: Airports-worlwide

Still planning to travel until the end of summer vacation? Or are you currently arranging schedule for winter holidays? Here we provide some information of Indonesia’s best airports to visit or transit. Check it out!

 

5. Juanda Airport, Surabaya

Source: Suarasurabaya 

Source: Suarasurabaya 

Juanda airport officially operated on August 12th, 1964 when it was first used as a storage of air squadron by Indonesian Air Force. The airport developed until it got considered as the busiest airport in Indonesia after Soekarno-Hatta International Airport as it also provides domestic and international flights. You don’t need to question the quality of the facilities since they provide you with shopping spots, food courts, and other entertainments.

 

4. Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta

Source: Flightswatcher

Source: Flightswatcher

The airport operated on May 1st, 1985 and located in the heart of Indonesia, Jakarta. It is known as the busiest airport in Indonesia since the airport allows the most domestic and international flights to land and transit. The overall airport has 3 terminals; Terminal 1, 2 and 3. Terminal 1 is used for domestic flights, Terminal 2 for both domestic and international flights, while Terminal 3 has just been upgraded and currently in the process of finalization.

 

3. Sepinggan Airport, Balik Papan

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Source: Ryan_azhar1

Not only known for its futuristic architecture and eco-airport technology, the airport has recently launched airport cinema to entertain public. With the capacity of 15 persons and facilities close to the level of premiere cinema, it’s been confirmed as the very first airport with such facility in Indonesia. What's cooler is it’s free. You only need to let them check your boarding pass and you’re ready to enjoy the facility!

 

2. Kualanamu International Airport, Medan

Source: Justgola

Source: Justgola

Kualanamu airport is the only airport in Indonesia that provides the railway station facility to take you from Kualanamu which locates in Deli Serdang, to the city center of Medan and vice versa. The airport has been operating since July 23rd, 2013 and considered as one of the most advanced airport in Indonesia. Various shopping stores, restaurants and other entertainments are also there to kill the boredom. Yes, we are talking about Starbucks, New Look, Cotton On and Swatch standing in one row!

 

1. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali

Source: Bali-airport

Source: Bali-airport

As expected from the most famous visited place in Indonesia, Bali has the best facilities out of all the airports in Indonesia. In 2015, the airport was awarded Top 3 of World’s Best Airport Service and ranked 7th as The Biggest Airport In The World by Airport Council international (ACI). The survey showed that the airport has the capacity to contain around 15 million to 25 million passengers per year. Furthermore, the airport also ranked 7 for possessing the fastest internet connection in the world. The download speed itself could reach up to 16.01 Mbps, another reason to visit indeed!