Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport

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Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport

Bandar Udara Abdul Rachman Saleh
Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Owner Government of East Java Province
Serves Malang
Location Pakis, Malang, East Java, Indonesia
Built 1937
Time zone WIB (UTC+07:00)
Elevation AMSL 1,726 ft / 526 m
Coordinates 07°55′35″S 112°42′52″E / 7.92639°S 112.71444°E / -7.92639; 112.71444Coordinates: 07°55′35″S 112°42′52″E / 7.92639°S 112.71444°E / -7.92639; 112.71444
Website abdulrachmansaleh.com
Map
MLG is located in Java
MLG
MLG
Location of airport in Java
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,300 7,546 Asphalt
17L/35R 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (IATA: MLG, ICAO: WARA, formerly WIAS) is an airport serving Malang, the second largest city in East Java province of Indonesia. This airport is named after Abdoel Rachman Saleh, an Indonesian aviator and physiologist whose plane was shot down by the Dutch while landing in Maguwo Airfield (now Adisucipto International Airport), Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta during the Indonesian National Revolution.

The airport was closed in October 2009 due to numerous damages found in the runway, but has opened again after some repairs were done.[3]

The new terminal was opened on 30 December 2011 replacing the old terminal that is used by the Indonesian Air Force. The new terminal is at the south end of the runway. The runway was extended into 2.300 meters in late 2012.

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Batik Air Jakarta–Halim Perdanakusuma
Citilink Jakarta–Halim Perdanakusuma, Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Garuda Indonesia Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Lion Air Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Sriwijaya Air Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Wings Air Bandung, Denpasar/Bali

Statistics

The Frequency of Flights at Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport
Rank Destinations Frequency (Weekly) Airline(s)
1 Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Jakarta 56 Citilink, Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air
2 Jakarta–Halim Perdanakusuma, Jakarta 28 Batik Air, Citilink
3 Bandung, West Java 7 Wings Air
4 Denpasar, Bali 7 Wings Air

References

  1. ^ Airport information for WARA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for MLG at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-27.

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