Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport (BTJ), also called Banda Aceh International Airport, is the main airport in Banda Aceh. The airport is located 13.5 km southeast of the city. The airport serves several domestic and international airlines.  Direct international airlines are:

  • AirAsia, from Kuala Lumpur;
  • Malindo Air and Firefly, from Penang

Domestic airlines are, such as

  • Garuda Indonesia, from Jakarta or Medan
  • Citilink, from Medan
  • Batik Air from Jakarta
  • Lion Air, from Jakarta, Medan
  • Sriwijaya Air from Medan

As you arrive in Banda Aceh, walk out the airport and you will find choices of transportation. Taxis are available and have different providers. Labi-labi is a local name for public minibus or ‘angkot’ in other parts of the country.

Visa On Arrival (VOA) service is available at the Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport.