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Malikus Saleh Airport

Malikus Saleh Airport
Bandar Udara Malikussaleh
ICAO: WITM
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Lhokseumawe
Operator PT Angkasa Pura II
Serves Lhokseumawe - Medan
Location Lhokseumawe, Indonesia
Opened 1985
Hub for Wings Air
Focus city for Citilink
Elevation AMSL 90 ft / 27 m
Coordinates
Maps
Location of Malikus Saleh Airport
Malikus Saleh Airport is located in Sumatra
Malikus Saleh Airport
Malikus Saleh Airport
Location of the city in northern Sumatra
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06R/24L 6,570 2,000 Paved
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Bandar Udara MalikusSaleh is an airport located in North Aceh, Aceh province. The airport is operated by Pertamina / PT Angkasa Pura II.

History

The airport was built by PT Arun NGL to facilitate the transport of Lhokseumawe and its vicinity to the city of Medan. The airport served by the airline ever since at least Jatayu Air passenger land transport between Banda Aceh and Medan. It is caused by a conflict that broke out between the TNI and GAM, threatening the land transportation in Aceh.

PT Arun NGL initially using aircraft owned by Pelita Air Service to daily flights Lhokseumawe - Medan route. After a few years, flight operations were taken over by the Beechcraft 1900D Airliner Owned by Travira Air . Towards the lid PT Arun NGL, operation and ownership of the airport was turned over to the City of Lhokseumawe.

Currently, Wings Air is the only airline that fly to airports Malikussaleh Lhokseumawe-Medan route

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Wings Air Medan

Lhoksukon airport, owned by Pt Exxon Mobil is also nearby.

References

  1. ^ Airport information for WITM at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for LSW at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
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