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The Airport of Ternate is 1km from Ternate city centre on Ternate island in North Maluku Province. The airport operates from 05:00 – 20:00hrs for air traffic movements. It is a domestic airport serving as the main access point to the province, with a high flow of passengers and cargo. 

The airport is geographically located in the volcanic island of Ternate, with numerous records of closure during the periodic eruptions of Mount Gamalama. 

Airport Overview 

Airport Location and Contact 

Country 

Indonesia 

Province or District 

North Maluku Province 

Nearest Town or City  
with Distance from Airport 

Ternate 

6 KM 

Airport’s Complete Name 

Sultan Babullah Airport 

Latitude 

00° 49’ 52“ N 

Longitude 

127° 22’ 49“ E 

Elevation (ft and m) 

49 Feet / 15 Meters 

IATA Code 

TTE 

ICAO Code 

WAEE 

Managing Company or Airport Authority 

Airport Implementation Unit (Unit Penyelenggara Bandar Udara/UPBU), Ministry of Transportation 

Management Contact Person 

Lilik Nirwanto  

M. +62 813 4063 9694 

Email. Milarauf1@gmail.com 

Open From (hours) 

05:00 WIT 

Open To (hours) 

20:00 WIT 

Airport Picture 

 



 

Description and Contacts of Key Companies 

The airline companies in Sultan Babullah 

Garuda Indonesia (www.garuda-indonesia.com

Lion Air (http://www.lionair.co.id)  

Citilink Indonesia (www.citilink.co.id

Batik Air (www.batikair.com

Sriwijaya Air (www.sriwijayaair.co.id

NAM Air (www.flynamair.com)  

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator 

Performance for 2018 

 

Per Year 

Total Aircraft Movements 

2018 : 5773  

Total Passengers 

2018 : 434,972 

Total Capacity of the Airport (MT) 

2018 : 3,063 

Current Activity of the Airport (MT) 

2018 : 3,063 

Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS) 

No 

Runways 

Runway #1 

Runway Dimensions 

L2300 x W45 

Orientation 

14-32 

Surface 

Asphalt (45 F/C/X/T) 

Airport Infrastructure Details 

Customs 

No 

JET A-1 fuel 

Yes 

Immigration 

No 

AVGAS 100 

No 

Terminal Building 

Yes 

Single Point Refueling 

No 

Passenger Terminal 

Yes 

Air Starter Units 

No 

Cargo terminal 

Yes 

Ground Power (mobile) 

Yes 

Pax Transport to Airfield 

Yes 

Ground Handling Services 

Yes 

Control Tower 

Yes 

Latrine Servicing 

Yes 

Weather Facilities 

Yes 

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO) 

Category: 6 

Catering Services 

Yes 

De-icing Equipment 

No 

Base Operating Room 

Yes 

Parking Ramp Lighting 

Yes 

Airport Radar 

No 

Approach & Runway Lights 

Yes 

NDB 

Yes 

VOR 

Yes 

ILS 

Yes 

 

 

Airport Operating Details 

Operating Details 

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo 

B737-800NG 

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet 

C-130 

Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²) 

270 M x 60 M 

Storage Area (m3 and MT) 

Nil 

Handling Equipment 

Elevators / Hi Loaders  

No 

Max Capacity (MT) 

 

Max Height 

(m) 

 

Loading Ramps 

In Cargo Area 

Airfield Costs 

Flight costs can be seen at www.dephub.go.id. 

NAVIGATION CHARGES 

The costs below are charged based on the operational hours. 

Charges 

Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg) 

 

0 - 7,000 

7,001 - 136,000 

136,001 and over 

Navigation (per journey) USD - $ 

15% of the cost of flight navigation services for domestic routes and 10% for international routes* 

Landing USD - $ 

$ 0.21/1000 kg domestics 

$ 3.60/1000 kg international 

 

$ 8.84/1000 kg domestics 

$ 148.1 / 1000 kg international* 

$ 26.02/1000 kg domestics 

$ 394.7 /1000 kg international* 

Night Landing USD - $ 

- 

- 

- 

Night Take-Off USD - $ 

- 

- 

- 

Parking 

$ 0.07 / 1000 kg / 12 hours – domestic 

$ 0.30 / 1000 kg / 12 hours  international* 

Handling Charges 

- 

- 

- 

*in case any international flights 

FUEL SERVICES CHARGES 

The Aircraft Refuelling Depot is available at the airport for aviation fuel. It is managed by PT. Pertamina (Persero). 

For more details can be found: http://aviation.pertamina.com/News.aspx?p=price 

 

Price per Litre USD - $ 

Jet A-1 

11,080.00 IDR per litre / USD 0.79 per litre 

Avgas 

Nil 

CARGO TERMINAL CHARGES 

PT. Langgang Buana Perkasa (LBP) and PT. Adele are the ground handling companies in Sultan Babullah Airport for handling domestic cargo. 

Import Charges 

Type of Charge 

Rate USD - $ per kg 

Comments 

Handling Charge 




All service costs are handled by each ground handling company with the approval of the Port Authority. 

Break Bulk Fee 

Diplomatic Mail 

Strong Room – per consignment 

Cold Storage Fee 

Delivery Outside Normal Working Hours 

Preparation of substitute AOA – Invoice – Receipt 

Storage per Day 

Export 

Handling Charges – Un-palletized Cargo 

All service costs are handled by handled by each ground handling company with the approval of the Port Authority. 

International Air Waybill 

Local Air Waybill 

Air Way Bill Amendment - Cancellation 

Air Way Bill Documentation 

Diplomatic Mail 

Storage Charges per Day 

AIR-BRIDGE CHARGES 

 Standard official tariffs are not yet set for air bridge services, currently ad-hoc rates are being used on temporary basis. 

Security 

Sultan Babullah Airport is a civil airport and has 4 (four) security posts: 

  • 2 (two) at run way edges 
  • 2 (two) at the entrance gate