Muara Bungo Airport

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Muara Bungo Airport

Bandar Udara Muara Bungo
BAe 146-200 Aviastar at Muara Bungo.JPG
Summary
Airport type Civil
Operator Government Bungo Regency
Serves Muara Bungo
Location Bungo Regency, Jambi, Indonesia
Coordinates 01°32′33″S 102°10′58″E / 1.54250°S 102.18278°E / -1.54250; 102.18278Coordinates: 01°32′33″S 102°10′58″E / 1.54250°S 102.18278°E / -1.54250; 102.18278
Website mrb.informasibandara.org
Map
WIPI is located in Indonesia
WIPI
WIPI
Location in Indonesia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,000 6,562 Asphalt

Muara Bungo Airport (IATA: BUU, ICAO: WIPI) is an airport in Muara Bungo, Jambi, Indonesia. The airport started operating since November 25, 2012. [1][2]

Until October 2014 only Aviastar use the airport three times a week due to the runway being only 1,350 meters long. Runway extension is still ongoing and predicted to be 1,500 meters at the end of 2014 and expected to reach its finañ 2,000 meters at the end of 2015.[3][4]

Around 2016, runway extension for Muara Bungo Airport is done and later, on July 3 2016 Sriwijaya Air inaugurates 4 times weekly flight from Jakarta to Muara Bungo using Boeing 737-500 aircraft. And Sriwijaya Air has increased the flights from 4 times weekly to daily flights.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Citilink Palembang[5]
NAM Air Jakarta-Soekarno–Hatta
Wings Air Jambi, Kerinci[6]

Statistics

The Frequency of Flights at Muara Bungo Airport
Rank Destinations Frequency (Weekly) Airline(s)
1 Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Jakarta 11 NAM Air
2 Jambi, Jambi 7 Wings Air
3 Kerinci, Jambi 7 Wings Air
4 Palembang 3[7] Citilink

References

  1. ^ "Bandara Muarabungo mulai dioperasikan". antarajambi.com. November 26, 2012.
  2. ^ "Bandara Muara Bungo Beroperasi". Tribun Jambi.
  3. ^ "Bandara Muara Bungo beroperasi Agustus nanti". Retrieved October 15, 2014.
  4. ^ "Runway Bandara Muara Bungo Bakal Jadi 2.000 Meter". October 15, 2014.
  5. ^ https://industri.kontan.co.id/news/citilink-meluncurkan-rute-penerbangan-palembang-muara-bungo
  6. ^ https://agent.lionair.co.id/LionAirAgentsPortal/Default.aspx
  7. ^ https://industri.kontan.co.id/news/citilink-meluncurkan-rute-penerbangan-palembang-muara-bungo


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