Husein Sastranegara International Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Internasional Husein Sastranegara) (IATA: BDO, ICAO: WICC) is an airport in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. This fast-growing international airport is located c. 5 km north-west from the city centre and 2.4 km from Bandung Central train station. The site occupies an area of 145 hectares (358 acres) and serves the area of civil aviation in the south western part.
The airport is located in the city of Bandung and is surrounded by mountains, thus the landing approach has unique characteristics. This airport handles smaller size aircraft types, such as CASA CN235 or F28, and larger airplanes, such as the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 series. In late 2010, the number of flights (take-off and landing) from the airport reached a new high, of over 30 times a day and increasing rapidly. In August and September 2012, the airport will add a new terminal to overcome the existing overcapacity terminal with 900,000 passengers, while current passengers is 1.3 million passengers. The combined terminals capacities will be 3 million passengers. The airport has been planned as the hub for Lion Air and Indonesia AirAsia.
Terminal and Facilities:
The site has one airport terminal that is used for domestic and international flights. The area of the terminal is 2,411.85 square metres (25,961 sq ft) and has three floors. Terminal B (for all international flights) is being developed. Currently the airport can handle a maximum of 1 million passengers per year, and projected about 3 million passengers per year when terminal B is finished. Passengers can also enjoy facilities of two executive lounges, Internet access, TV, a musholla prayer room, restaurants, shops and ATMs.
On the north side of the runway, there is a hangar owned by PT Dirgantara Indonesia. Moreover, the airport is also equipped with PAPI (Precision Approach Path Indicator) and VOR (VHF omnidirectional range), devices that help planes to land at night and other navigation tools. Since 1 February 2009, the international-flight passengers are required to pay an airport tax of IDR 75,000, while domestic flight passengers are required pay an airport tax of IDR 25,000.
PT Angkasa Pura II, as the airport operator, had targeted at mid-year 2010, for the airport runway to be thickened from Pavement Classification Number (PCN) 37 cm to PCN 52 cm, to accommodate larger narrowbody aircraft, such as Airbus A320 As of April 2011, the 2,250-metre-long (7,380 ft) runway overlay was less than 50-percent complete, although an Airbus A320.