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Padang

Padang is the capital of West Sumatera Province. This city is located on the western coast of Sumatra roughly in the middle of this huge island and the city is surrounded by many hills. Its citizens are mostly from the Minangkabau tribe who have a unique culture as can be seen from the building architecture and language. Padang is also known well for its food, especially the Padang Food which you can find everywhere in Indonesia. In 2009 an earthquake destroyed large parts of Padang, but since then Padang has been restored and ready for your visit.

Flying to Padang Minangkabau Airport

Want to fly to Padang Minangkabau Airport? Here you can search for cheap flights for all major Asian low-cost airlines to Padang (PDG).

Last update: 30 Oct 2013

Airport information Padang (PDG)

Airport infoPadang Minangkabau Airport information

Minangkabau International Airport (PDG) is the principal airport serving the province of West Sumatra on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located about 23 km north-west of Padang, in Ketaping, Padang Pariaman regency. It replaced the old Tabing Airport which is now used as military base. The airport is the main gateway to West Sumatra, with frequent flights to destinations throughout Sumatra and Java. There is one terminal building for both international flights and domestic flights.

transportTransport to and from Padang to the airport Minangkabau

Minangkabau International Airport is located 23km north of the centre, on the Bukittinggi road. Airport taxis charge Rp 60,000 - Rp 90,000 to get into town. It's cheaper to take a Damri bus for Rp 15,000 per person. Its route passes by the major hotels in Padang. At the airport just tell the guy the name of the street you are heading to and the will put you on the correct bus.

Read more in our Padang Travel Guides

airport taxDeparture tax at Padang airport

At Padang the departure tax for domestic flights is Rp. 35,000. Make sure you have this amount in Rupiahs as the departure tax must be paid at the airport before you proceed to the departures area.

alternative routesAlternative routes for Padang

Padang is located in South Sumatra. There are more airports in South Sumatra, you can try to search for flights to these airports as well and take a bus or train to get to Padang:

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