6 List of commercial and non-commercial airports in West Java
Airports in West Java are still 6 so far. Menyumbang the largest percentage of the airport on the island of Java. There are only 23 airports on the island of Java, including the capital of the beloved country. Speaking of bandara, do you already know the function of the mountain?
Airport stands for airport which is basically an aviation facility for planes and helicopters. As a place to take off and land. It is certain that in every large area a province offers it. However, this airport must have supporting facilities such as operators, terminals and aircraft hangars.
So if a location already has a helipad and a runway, it still doesn’t include the airport. That is why there are actually many runways and helipads. However, the place still does not fall into the airport category. For those of you who are curious about the list of airports in West Java, here’s the full review.
Kertajati International Airport
To be one of the airports that has obtained an international certificate. Kertajati is located in the middle of majalengka regency, West Java. The location is not too far from the capital Bandung. About 68 km or 4 hours road trip. Certainly Kertajati is the choice of many local and long distance travelers.
For the area of the location, it must be very large. It was even named the number two largest airport in Indonesia. After Soekarno-Hatta airport. Then for the inauguration and the first operation fell on May 24, 2018. At that moment, Jokowi’s presidential plane landed there. A proud achievement for the government of West Java.
Luar usually weather, the area ofthe runway even reaches 3 hectares. To be precise 3000 square meters approximately. With these types of areas, it’s easy for Kertajati to house the world’s widest Boeing 777 aircraft. Indeed, this is an international standard that West Java airports must meet if they want to carry the title of international operations.
For passenger capacity every year before the pandemic period occurred. According to the data, there are almost 30 million passengers annually. But it’s now during the pandemic. It should be understandable if there is a decline. After all, the sluggish economy will still affect people’s aviation interests, both locally and long-distance.
Airports in West Java Cakrabhuwana
Located in Cirebon, the location is much more condong to the regency rather than the city. Unlike Kertajati which has a runway of3000 square meters. Cakrabhuwana even has an area of no more than 4000 square meters. Of course, that’s because the flights performed there are only for certain circles.
For flight exercises of visiting officials. In the future, however, there is an opportunity to be developed into a commercial one. That means there will be local flights. It’s just that for the operation, it’s at most for small planes. Because the biggest flight is only on the C-212 aircraft.
Nevertheless, the track surface is sufficient in it. How could it be otherwise because there is good quality asphalt there. To be clear, Cakrabhuwana is a Class III airport specially managed by the UPT Directorate General of Hubud. It continues to wait for time until the completed commercial development is perfectly completed.
Wiriadinata Airport in West Java
The airport in West Java is Wiriadinata. It’s actually an air sludge base. Located on Jln, Lieutenant Colonel Basyir Surya Tasikmalaya West Java. The airport belongs to the mountainous area. How not, the height of the base surface of the citya has reached 350 permukaan an land. Uniquely, Lanud Wiriadinata is now used as a civil aviation company.
It is also used for aerospace school flights. Just like Bandara Adi Soemarmo Boyolali. The name lanud is derived from the air force hero, namely the Posthumous Air Rear Admiral, Raden Atje Wiriadinata. Its history is so long because it has been active since 1946, long before Indonesia was as established as it is today.
Before ithad the name Wiriadinata, this airport had the name Cibeureum. Just like the lokasi that is housed in the Cibeurea. It was owned by the KNIL in 1946-1950. Eventually, the transfer was carried out and officially owned by the Indonesian government. Then the renaming of Cibeureum took place in 2001.
Husein Sastranegara International Airport
Bandar air located inhusen sastranegara village, Cicendo, Bandung City. What is certain is that the location is in the center of Bandung. The history of taking its name is based on AURI military pilots who died during training during the Japanese colonial era. Hussein Sastranegara who had to die while serving in Yogyakarta.
Exactly the same as other Japanese state tactics such as BPUPKI, PPKI, and so on. It used to be established as an imperial Japanese air and ground base in Yogyakarta. Thus, it can be understood that adopting the name is appropriate because indirectly Husein Sastranegara fought to liberate Indonesia.
Back in the present, there are 10 major airlines, operating both locally and non-locally at this West Java airport. So for those of you who want to fly through Husein Sastranegara Airport, you need tochoose which airline based on your ability. There are Garuda Indonesia, Citi link, Air Asia, Malindo, Nam Air, Singapore Air and others.
Atang Senjaya Luchthaven
It is one of the bases n military airports with type A. It is certain that this airport is of national importance. It can be said that it is the brother of Lanud Halim Perdana kusuma and Lanus Iswahyudi. For taking the name it is certainly from the hero of the air force, namely posthumous Lieutenant Colonel Atang Sendjaja.
The location of Atang Senjaya is in Kemang, Bogor Regency, West Java Indonesia. Many units of units have been brought under the control of Lanud Atang Senjaya. Such as the 4th air wing of Squadrons 6 to 8. Then there is Engineering Squadron 024 and other side units.
Such as Education Squadron 501, Education Squadron 503 and Air Force Pain Squadron Atang Senjaya. The airport in West Java has many military control centers, so the operation of flights in it is only for the military. However, it is possible that it will be used as a commercial unit other than for military purposes.
After all, with the creation of a new commercial airport. It can, of course, support the economic passion of Bogor’s regency government. In addition, transportation becomes more capable, so important guests feel facilitated. It continues to wait for the airport change planning process to be completed to work on.
Cijulang Nusawiru Airport
Unlike other West Java airports, a small airport type for small aircraft. The location is close to the popular tourism of West Java, namely Green Canyon. May be one of the reasons why it needs to be redeveloped. As one of the largest airports in Pangandaran, the regency government must be sensitive.
For the airline that has been there so far is Susi Air. No stranger to the name? Indeed, this airline is owned by the former Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs . Mrs. Susi Pujiastuti is the sole owner of Susi Air. Travel from Nusawiru to Jakarat (Halim Perdanakusuma and Cilacap.
Just wait for the follow-up whether this airport is maximized again. But if you see the beauty of tourism in it, the regency government should be well aware of it. Maximizing tourism is not just in the tourism industry. But also on transport to make it easier for travelers to visit.
How do you understand some airports in West Java this time? So far, only 6 have been included according to the basic understanding of the airport. So if you’re in West Java, try using one. All airports in West Java are certainly suitable for operational use.