Hang Nadim Airport

Hang Nadim International Airport (IATA: BTH, ICAO: WIDD), also known as Bandara Internasional Hang Nadim, is located in Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia. Named after Laksamana Hang Nadim, it is currently the only international airport in Riau Islands province. located at south of Singapore. It has been the primary method of transport to and from Batam, alongside ferries to neighboring islands (including Singapore). As Batam continues to develop its tourism sectors, the Hang Nadim has proved a sufficiently effective airport. Originally developed as an alternative airport for Singapore Changi Airport in mind (should in case an emergency for aircraft force a redirect), Hang Nadim has facilities and the longest runway (4,000 m) in Indonesia, sufficient for wide body aircraft Boeing 747s and several times more passengers than it is currently serving. However Changi was developed to grow, and the Sijori Growth Triangle region has 4 airports, including Sultan Ismail International Airport (SENAI Airport) in Johor Bahru and the Seletar Airport. It has the second longest runway in Southeast Asia, after Kuala Lumpur International Airport, at 4,210 m long.

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Batam

Batam refers to both an island, municipality (an Indonesian kotamadya), the largest city in the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia, across the Strait of Singapore, the third-largest city in Sumatra region after Medan and Palembang, and the eighth-largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta Raya, Surabaya, Bandung, Medan, Semarang, Makassar, and Palembang. Batam is an industrial boomtown, an emerging transport hub, and part of a free trade zone the Indonesia–Malaysia–Singapore Growth Triangle, located 20 km (12 mi) off Singapore's south coast. The 715-km2 (276-mi2) island, is now slightly smaller than Singapore (due to reclamation work in Singapore), and is the core part of the municipality of Batam, of which 450 km2 is classified as urban. Batam's 2,200 km2 municipality (administratively) covers a number of scattered islands and islets, with Galang and Rempang islands to the immediate south connected to Batam by short bridges, collectively called Barelang. These two islands maintain their rural character. Bulan Island is also rural. The municipality has a population of 1,035,280 (prediction in May 2015)., also It is the closest part of Indonesia to Singapore, at a minimum land distance of 5.8 km, similar in length to the Transbay Tube. According to the 2010 national Census, Batam is the fastest-growing municipality in Indonesia, with a population growth rate of 11% per year.

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Direct flights from Batam

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Jakarta From $40 (Tax incl.)

  • Batik Air (ID)
  • Lion Air (JT)
  • Citilink (QG)

Surabaya From $49 (Tax incl.)

  • Batik Air (ID)
  • Lion Air (JT)
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Pangkal Pinang From $27 (Tax incl.)

  • Wings Air (IW)
  • Lion Air (JT)

Bandung From $41 (Tax incl.)

  • Lion Air (JT)
  • Citilink (QG)

Medan From $33 (Tax incl.)

  • Lion Air (JT)
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Padang From $28 (Tax incl.)

  • Lion Air (JT)
  • Citilink (QG)

Pekanbaru From $21 (Tax incl.)

  • Lion Air (JT)
  • Citilink (QG)

Palembang From $27 (Tax incl.)

  • Lion Air (JT)
  • Citilink (QG)

Pontianak From $33 (Tax incl.)

  • Lion Air (JT)
  • Citilink (QG)