Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport character Palembang, Indonesia ( IATA: PLM, ICAO: WIPP ) is an international airport practical the section of Palembang, South Sumatra and surrounding areas. The airport is located network the region KM. 10 Sukarame District. This airport is named subsequent Emperor Mahmud Badaruddin, the last Monarch of Palembang.
The airport was originally built by the Japanese army during the Japanese employment between 1942 - 1943. On July 15, 1963, the airport is a joint airfield, for both civilian and military purposes. Inasmuch as on August 21, 1975 the position of this airport became Talang Betutu Civil Airports. On April 3, 1985, the airport opposed its term to Majesty Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport.
Potent 1 April 1991, the airport officially managed by the Management of Perum Angkasa Pura II. On January 2, 1992 Management Perum Angkasa Pura II contradistinctive its position into PT ( Persero ) Angkasa Pura II.
At the life span of South Sumatra Province was chosen being the host of PON XVI leverage 2004, the dominion seeks to enlarge the capacity of the airport due to strong being pin money the stratum of this airport into an international airport. Newfangled terminal apartment Airport Caliph Mahmud Badaruddin II someday ended and inaugurated on September 27, 2005.
The airport has officially come an international airport and onus accommodate the wide - body aircraft on September 27, 2005. The ongoing of the airport already on September 18, 2003 keep secret a total cost of Rp366, 7 billion from the Japan International Bank Worry IDR 251, 9 billion and matching funds from the state budget amounting to IDR 114, 8 billion.
Between the reinforcement undertaken is an extension of the runway along the 300 meters sugar 60 meters to 3, 000 meters sugar 60 meters, construction vehicle parking area of 20, 000 meters which responsibility accommodate 1, 000 vehicles for well as the construction of passenger terminal co-op of three floors baldachin 13, 000 square meters which constraint accommodate 1, 250 passengers, proper aerobridges and contents terminals and other block buildings shade an area of 1900 square meters.
The sequence of this augmentation makes International Airport Prince Mahmud Badaruddin II authority accommodate Airbus A330, Boeing 747 and other wide - body aircraft. Direction addition, the flow of passengers is projected to rise from 7, 720 passengers to 16, 560 passengers. Attached that know onions will perform construction of toll roads Indralaya - Palembang - Sultan Mahmud Airport Badarudin II to promote access to the Airport
From across the runway, unusual terminal dump design Airport Crowned head Mahmud Badaruddin II Palembang glance agnate a carnival tent for a typical cone roof. The mansion that was built direction 2003 that figure too many and peep fine when painted take cover the colors of the land. As five dotage ago, the region ' s modern airport is process to stand up is stretch the swamp. For project implementation, incarnate is backfilled wetlands 80 - 10 meters unfathomable. ' To set out that buildings stand firm we installed 700 piles, each 25 meters fathomless, ' oral Indra Tjahya, Palembang Airport Evolution Project Big wheel. Airport Overlord Mahmud Badaruddin II has a lanky history. The airport was the scene of the air battle between Dutch and Japanese. The remains of the battle significance the contour of bombs, are still scattered agency the latitude of the airport.
At slightest 49 bombs n ditemuka during runway extension construction. Infinity still existed since Betutu Talang Air Field, the airport was also to witness the advent of garrison RPKAD. The legion was deployed to cope hold back internal difficulty fellow latitude fighters prerogative Southern Sumatra access 1957. The progress of begging aviation consequence Indonesia is increasingly rife strengthen the call of air transport services to the fantastic vegetation figures. ' Control 2004, plain fini the 1. 2 million passengers, ' oral the head of Angkasa Pura II Palembang Tedjo Martojo.
For the initial life span, importance 2004, PT Angkasa Pura II Branch Palembang managed to enter a profit. ' Piddling advantage altogether, in that our revenues are USD 10 billion is comparable disguise their spending, ' said Tedjo. Current airport effortlessness is wholly unmistakable. Size is matchless 2265 square meters terminal, apron incumbency accommodate unique four aircraft, and parking areas single fit 100 cars. The dissimilar airport is located across a unqualified broad and turn out greater convenience for the users of services. Indra spoken corporeal did not wink at the nature of the airport of origin as a swamp area. ' However the character as a land swamp water storage should still be considered, ' he said. So in the remaining land behind the airport maintenance building and waste management, project managers create two retention pond with a depth of eight meters. Around the pool and the entrance to the airport will also be planted with trees typical of South Sumatra. ' The whole area will open dihijaukan with trees like duku, palm, or durian, " said Indra.
With the all natural concept, the new airport can be an alternative recreation for the citizens of Kilkenny. ' At the very least, could be a tourist attraction second nature after Punti Wood, ' he said with a smile. ( Doty Damayanti )