Tempuling Airport

Tempuling Airport is a domestic airport located at Tembilahan, the capital of Indragiri Hilir Regency, Riau province, Indonesia. It serves Tembilahan and surrounding areas. It has some facilities like other airports. Currently, this airport only serves flights to and from Pekanbaru.[1] This airport is able to serve aircraft equivalent to BAe 146 and ATR 72.[2][3]

Tempuling Airport

Bandar Udara Tempuling
Summary
Airport typeCivil
OperatorGovernment
ServesTembilahan
LocationTembilahan, Riau, Indonesia
Elevation AMSL55 ft / 17 m
Coordinates00°25′14.4″S 102°59′31.9″E / 0.420667°S 102.992194°E / -0.420667; 102.992194Coordinates: 00°25′14.4″S 102°59′31.9″E / 0.420667°S 102.992194°E / -0.420667; 102.992194
Map
Tempuling Airport is located in Sumatra
Tempuling Airport
Tempuling Airport
Location of the airport in Sumatra
Tempuling Airport is located in Indonesia
Tempuling Airport
Tempuling Airport
Tempuling Airport (Indonesia)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 1,800 5,906 Asphalt

HistoryEdit

The airport was built since 2006 and finished in 2008.[4] This airport is actually located in Sungai Salak Village, Tempuling Subdistrict, located 24 km from Tembilahan. The runway has been extended from 1350 meters to 1800 meters to accommodate larger aircraft than previous, which the airport now is able to accommodate aircraft equivalent to BAe 146 and ATR 72.[5]

A new airport terminal is under construction and is expected to be finished in 2019.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Susi Air Pekanbaru

StatisticsEdit

The Frequency of Flights at Tempuling Airport
Rank Destinations Frequency (Weekly) Airline(s)
1 Pekanbaru, Riau 1 Susi Air

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.beritasatu.com/food-travel/246528-susi-air-lakukan-penerbangan-perdana-di-indragiri-hilir.html
  2. ^ https://www.goriau.com/serbaserbi/aviastar-kaji-ulang-penerbangan-batam-tembilahan.html
  3. ^ http://fokusriau.com/berita-wabup-lepas-keberangkatan-jch-inhil-kloter-8.html
  4. ^ http://gis.dephub.go.id/mapping/Bandara/InformasiUmumView.aspx?idbdr=843
  5. ^ "GoRiau - Bandara Tempuling Bisa Lebih Maju Jika Dikelola Kemenhub". goriau.com. Retrieved 2016-11-03.