Neha Patil

Malikus Saleh Airport

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Airport type  Public
Location  Lhokseumawe, Indonesia
06R/24L  6,562
Owner  Lhokseumawe
Serves  Lhokseumawe
Elevation AMSL  90 ft / 27 m
Province  Aceh
Opened  1985
Malikus Saleh Airport
Operator  Kementerian Perhubungan
Address  Pinto Makmur, Muara Batu, North Aceh Regency, Aceh 24351, Indonesia

Garuda indonesia touched down at malikus saleh airport


Bandar Udara Malikus Saleh is an airport located in North Aceh, Aceh province. The airport operated by Pertamina, and later by Government of North Aceh Regency.

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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, Garuda Indonesia and Wings Air are the airlines that fly to airport Malikussaleh on Lhokseumawe-Medan route.

Airlines and destinations

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

References

Malikus Saleh Airport Wikipedia


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