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Hang Nadim International Airport

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Hang Nadim International Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Internasional Hang Nadim) (IATA: BTH, ICAO: WIDD), is located in Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia. It is named after Laksamana Hang Nadim, a Malay warrior. The airport is the primary method of transport to and from Batam, alongside ferries to neighboring islands (including Singapore).

Hang Nadim International Airport

Bandar Udara Internasional Hang Nadim
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Indonesia
OperatorBP Batam
ServesBatam
LocationBatam, Riau Islands, Indonesia
Hub for
Elevation AMSL126 ft / 38 m
Coordinates01°07′15″N 104°07′07″E / 1.12083°N 104.11861°E / 1.12083; 104.11861Coordinates: 01°07′15″N 104°07′07″E / 1.12083°N 104.11861°E / 1.12083; 104.11861
Websitewww.bpbatam.go.id
Map
BTH is located in Sumatra
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Location of airport in Riau Islands / Indonesia
BTH is located in Indonesia
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BTH (Indonesia)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 4,028 13,218 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passenger6,500,000(Increase)
Airfreight (tonnes)26,109 (Decrease 24.3%)
Aircraft movements62,896 (Increase 16.5%)

Originally developed to handle diversions of aircraft from Singapore Changi Airport in case of an emergency, it has sufficient facilities for wide-body aircraft such as Boeing 747s. The airport has the longest runway in Indonesia and the second longest runway in Southeast Asia, after Kuala Lumpur International Airport, at 4,214 metres (13,825 ft) long. The airport stretches over a land area of about 1,800 hectares of which only 40% is currently used.

By the end of May 2014, it was the sixth airport in Indonesia (after Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, South Sulawesi; Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali; Jakarta's Soekarno–Hatta; Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java; and Kuala Namu International Airport in Medan, North Sumatra) to operate 24 hours a day. The move was the result of many airlines making the airport a hub for their operations.[1] Lion Air has developed a base at the airport and built an aircraft maintenance facility, as Jakarta's Soekarno–Hatta International Airport is severely congested.

On August 9, 2017 the Head of Batam Airport Hang Nadim Suwarso confirmed that a large hole measuring 12 meters by 5 meters by 2 meters deep on a taxiway had caused the surface of the asphalt layer to collapse.[2][3][4][5] This was the second reported accident of soil collapse at the airport. On May 5, 2010, a 12m diameter hole was created when the surface collapsed beside a runway. Airport authorities blamed the incident on corroded steel structures supporting the drainage culverts.[6]

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Airlines and destinationsEdit

Expansion planEdit

BP Batam, the airport operator, plans to expand and improve infrastructure with a massive project costing US$448 million.[11] The new terminal will be the second terminal of the airport. The existing terminal will be expanded from a capacity of 4 million passengers per year to 8 million passengers per year with 6 jetbridges. The new terminal will also able to hold up to 8 million passengers (first phase) per year with 8 jetbridges. In total, both terminals will have a capacity of 16 million passengers per year and 14 jetbridges. Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, and Incheon International Airport will also help BP Batam, the airport owner and operator on developing the new terminal.

Planning for the airport includes designs for various facilities such as golf courses, hotels, retail facilities, recreation centers, a convention center, offices for e-commerce and telecommunications, logistics and a monorail; designed to turn Batam into a business travel destination and Aeropolis.[12]

Aircraft maintenanceEdit

Recently the airport has become and important hub for the aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industry. In the long term Hang Nadim airport is planned to be developed into an Aeropolis covering an area of 1,800 hectares. Lion Air’s subsidiary Batam Aero Technic (BAT) has invested in Hang Nadim by building MRO facilities. BAT plans to expand the existing hangar to 28 hectares to accommodate as many as 250 aircraft.[13]

Traffics and statisticsEdit

Overall Operational Statistics[14]
Year Passengers movements Aircraft movements Freight movements
2006
2,617,000
28,765
22,574
2007
2,835,000
29,600
27,061
2008
2,682,000
27,641
28,421
2009
2,910,000
26,850
25,284
2010
3,332,000
27,588
28,754
2011
3,385,000
28,595
30,131
2012
3,762,000
31,657
35,529
2013
4,212,000
35,770
35,433
2014
4,772,000
39,797
24,064

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Batam airport set to operate 24/7". May 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "Taxiway di Bandara Hang Nadim Batam Amblas - Berita Trans". Berita Trans (in Indonesian). 2017-09-22. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  3. ^ "Saluran Air Bermasalah Taxiway Hang Nadim Ambles | batampos.co.id". batampos.co.id (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  4. ^ "Landasan Pacu Bandara Hang Nadim Amblas Sedalam 2 Meter. Ini Sebabnya - Tribun Batam". Tribun Batam (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  5. ^ "Sebuah Lubang Sinkhole Menganga di Bandara Hang Nadim Batam – DIVINA". aviani.maukemana.net (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  6. ^ Liputan6.com. "Sebagian Areal Bandara Hang Nadim Ambles". liputan6.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  7. ^ https://bisnis.tempo.co/read/1139509/3-november-2018-garuda-indonesia-buka-rute-pekanbaru-batam
  8. ^ Terbang Langsung Dumai ke Batam dan Kualanamu, Wings Air Buka Rute Baru
  9. ^ https://agent.lionair.co.id/LionAirAgentsPortal/Default.aspx
  10. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bpl88nTnWPz/
  11. ^ "BP Batam eyes Hang Nadim airport as transportation hub". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  12. ^ "Hang Nadim Airport in Batam to be Turned into a Business Travel Destination". Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Airport development: 17 investors interested in funding Hang Nadim". Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  14. ^ "BP Batam Statistic of Hang Nadim Airport". Retrieved 2016-11-20.

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