Maimun Saleh Airport

Maimun Saleh Airport (IATA: SBG, ICAO: WITN) is a small airport with a runway length of 1,844 m (6,050 ft) and altitude of 120 m (390 ft) in Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia. It is situated on the island right above the northern tip of Sumatra in the Andaman Sea. It is part of the Sabang city in Aceh province. This airport was named after one of Indonesian Air Force pilot, Maimun Saleh, died in plane crash at Bogor on August, 1952. This airport is part of Indonesian Navy facility such as El Tari Airport. The nearest airport with Sabang is Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport which is located in nearby Banda Aceh and serving both international and domestic flights.

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Sabang is a City consisting of a main island (Weh Island) and several smaller islands off the northern tip of Sumatra. The islands form a city within Aceh Special Region, Indonesia. The administrative centre is located on Weh Island, 17 km north of Banda Aceh. The city covers an area of 153.0 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 30,653 people; the latest estimate (for January 2014) is 32,271. Sabang is also known as the northernmost and westernmost city in Indonesia, located at 95.5 E, 6.0 N. The Japanese occupied the island and installed numerous bunkers, fortifications and gun emplacements. Their remnants can still be seen, though most have been re-purposed or removed.

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