6 List of Commercial and Non-Commercial West Java Airports

The airport in West Java is still numbering 6 pieces. Meny contributed the largest percentage of airports on the island of Java. The airport on the island of Java there are only 23 pieces including the capital of the beloved country. Speaking of bandara, do you already know the function of the collateral?

Airport stands for airport which in fact is an aviation facility for aircraft and helicopters. As a place to take off and land. It is certain that in every large area a province provides it. However, this airport must have supporting facilities such as operators, terminals, and aircraft hangars.

So, if there is a location that already has a helipad and runway, it still does not include the airport.  Hence, there are actually many runways and helipads. However, the place is still not in the category of airports.  For those of you who are curious about the list of West Java airports, here is the full review.

Kertajati International Airport

Become one of  the  airports that have obtained an international certificate. Kertajati is located right in Majalengka Regency, West Java. The location is not too far from the capital city of Bandung. Approximately 68 km or 4 hours by road. Of course, Kertajati is the choice of many local and interlocal travelers.

For the area of the location must be very wide. It was even named  as the  second largest airport in Indonesia. After Soekarno-Hatta Airport. Then for the inauguration and the first operation falls on May 24, 2018. At that time, Jokowi’s presidential plane landed there. A proud achievement for the West Java government.

Luar usually again, the runway area even reaches 3 hectares. More precisely 3000 square meters more or less. With this area, it is easy for Kertajati to accommodate the world’s widest boeing 777 aircraft. Indeed, this is an international standard that must be met by West Java airport  if it wants to bear the title of international operation.

For passenger capacity every year before the pandemic period. According to the data, almost 30 million passengers every year. However, it is now during the pandemic. It should be understood if there is a decline. After all, the sluggish economy will still affect the aviation interest of the community either locally or also inter locally.

Airports in West Java Cakrabhuwana

Located in Cirebon, the location is much more condong to the district not the city. Unlike Kertajati which has a runway area of 3000 square meters. Cakrabhuwana even only has an area of no more than 4000 square meters. Naturally, it is because the flights carried out there are only for certain circles.

For flight training officials who will visit. However, in the future there is a possibility to be developed into a commercial. That means there will be local flights there. It’s just that for its operation at most for small aircraft. The largest flight is only on the C-212 aircraft.

Even so, the runway surface in  is adequate. How not because there is quality asphalt there. More specifically, Cakrabhuwana is a class III airport specially managed by upt ditjen Hubud. Just wait for the time until the development so commercial completed perfectly.

Wiriadinata Airport in West Java

The airport in West Java is Wiriadinata.   It is actually an air base. Located on Jln, Lieutenant Colonel Basyir Surya Tasikmalaya Jabar.  The airport belongs to the mountainous region. How not, the height of the base surface of the city has reached 350 land surfaces. Uniquely, now Lanud Wiriadinata is used as a civil aviation.

In addition, it is also used for Aerospace School flights. Just like Bandara Adi Soemarmo Boyolali. The name of this lanud is taken from the hero of the Air Force, namely Posthumous Air Rear Admiral, Raden Atje Wiriadinata. The history is so long because it has been operating since 1946 long before Indonesia was established as it is now.

Before having the name Wiriadinata, this  airport had the name Cibeureum. Just like the lokasi which is housed in Cibeureum. It was owned by knil in 1946-1950. In the end, the handover was carried out and officially owned by the Indonesian government. Then the name change of Cibeureum occurred in 2001 yesterday.

Husein Sastranegara International Airport

Bandar air located in the breadth of Husen Sastranegara, Cicendo, Bandung City. It is certainly located in the urban center of Bandung. The history of his name-taking is based on AURI military pilots who died while training during the Japanese colonial era. Husein 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 was established by the Japanese imperial air and land base in Yogyakarta. So it can be understood that the taking of the name is appropriate because indirectly Husein Sastranegara struggled to liberate Indonesia.

Back in the present, there are 10 major airlines both local and non-local operating at  this West Java airport. So for those of you who want to fly through Husein Sastranegara airport, then choose which airline according to ability. There are Garuda Indonesia, Citi link, Air Asia, Malindo, Nam Air, Singapore Air and others.

Atang Senjaya Airport

It is one of the military base airports with type A. It is certain that this airport is important nationally. It can be said that it is the brother of Lanud Halim Perdana kusuma and Lanus Iswahyudi. For the taking of the name is certainly from the hero of the TNI-AU, namely Posthumous Lieutenant Colonel Atang Sendjaja.

For the location of Atang Senjaya is in Kemang, Bogor Regency, West Java Indonesia. There are many units of units brought under the control of Lanud Atang Senjaya. Like Air Wing 4 from Squadron 6 to 8. Then there is the 024 Engineering Squadron and other side units.

Such as Skadron Pendidikan 501, Skadron Pendidikan 503, and Rumat Sakit TNI AU Atang Senjaya.  This airport in West Java  has many military control centers so that the operation of flights in it is only for the military. However, it does not rule out the possibility of being used as a commercial unit other than for military purposes.

After all, with the creation of a new commercial airport. Can support the economic passion of bogor regency of course. In addition, transportation becomes more capable so that important guests feel facilitated. Just wait for the time until the planning process for airport changes is completed to be worked on.

Cijulang Nusawiru Airport

Unlike  other West Java airports, this type of airport is small for small aircraft. It is located close to the popular tourist attractions of West Java, namely Green Canyon. It may be one of the reasons why it should be developed again. As one of the largest airports in Pangandaran, the Government should be sensitive.

For the airline that is there until now is Susi Air. No stranger to his name? Indeed , this airline is owned by the former Minister of Marine Affairs of Indonesia. Susi Pujiastuti’s mother is the sole owner of Susi Air. Take flights from Nusawiru to Jakarat (Halim Perdanakusuma and Cilacap.

Just wait for the continuation whether this airport is maximized again. But seeing the beauty of tourism in it, the Government should be well aware of it. Maximizing tourism is not only in the tourist sector. But, also on transportation so that travelers are easier to visit.

How do you understand some airports in West Java this time? Until now there are still only 6 who entered it according to the basic understanding of the airport. So if you are in West Java try to use one of them. All airports in West Java are certainly worth operating.

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