Built in 1959 as a defence field, Binaka airport currently it serves as a domestic airport and can accommodate aircraft such as Bombardier CRJ1000 Nextgen ER.
Surrounded by hilly terrain, the aircrafts must take-off from runway 09 and land on the runway 27.
Airport Location and Contact
Province or District
North Sumatra, Nias Distrct
Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport
Gunungsitoli District - 19.5 Km
Airport’s Complete Name
Elevation (ft and m)
20 ft / 6 m
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Unit Penyelenggara Bandar Udara (UPBU) under Ministry of Transportation
Management Contact Person
Phone: 0639 – 8000003/8000005
Open From (hours)
Open To (hours)
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator
With the increased number of passengers, airlines and weight of aircrafts every year, it requires good quality of runway at the airport. Binaka airport continuously extending and widening the runway pavement in order to accommodate larger aircraft in the next three years.
Performance for 2018
Total Aircraft Movements
Arrival : 145,273
Depart : 147,407
Total : 292,680
Arrival : 12.106
Depart : 12.284
Total : 24,390
Arrival : 398
Depart : 403
Total : 801
Total Capacity of the Airport (MT)
Current Activity of the Airport (MT)
Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)
Currently, the construction of the cargo terminal is almost completed and expected to be up and running by 2020.
2,250 m x 30 m
PCN 27 F/C/Y/T
Asphalt Hotmix (Flexible)
The quality of the runway based on 3S (Safety, Security & Service) + 1C (Compliance).
There is no specific helipad in the airport however, an open area nearby is available for helicopter landing.
Airport Infrastructure Details
JET A-1 fuel
Single Point Refueling
Air Starter Units
Ground Power (mobile)
Pax Transport to Airfield
Ground Handling Services
Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)
Yes, Category 5
Base Operating Room
Parking Ramp Lighting
Approach & Runway Lights
Airport Operating Details
Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo
Bombardier CRJ1000 Nextgen ER
Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet
Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²)
Apron : 180 m x 80 m = 14.400 m²
Storage Area (m3 and MT)
Elevators / Hi Loaders
Max Capacity (MT)
Customs is not available in the airport (domestic flights only).
No storage facility available for general cargo within the airport compound.
Airport rates and charges of various services can be referred to the government regulation under PP.11 tahun 2015. The full regulation can be download here: http://jdih.dephub.go.id/assets/uudocs/pp/2015/PP_11_Tahun_20152.pdf
Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)
0 - 7,000
7,001 - 136,000
136,001 and over
Navigation (per journey) USD - $
Landing USD - $
Night Landing USD - $
Night Take-Off USD - $
FUEL SERVICES CHARGES
No fuel depot/station in the airport.
Price per Litre USD - $
Information on fuel service charges can be found at: http://aviation.pertamina.com/News.aspx?p=price
CARGO TERMINAL CHARGES
PT. Gapura Angkasa is the main ground handling company operates in the airport.
Type of Charge
Rate USD - $ per kg
There is no significant cargo operations in this airport
Break Bulk Fee
Strong Room – per consignment
Cold Storage Fee
Delivery Outside Normal Working Hours
Preparation of substitute AOA – Invoice – Receipt
Storage per Day
Handling Charges – Un-palletized Cargo
No significant cargo operations in this airport
International Air Waybill
Local Air Waybill
Air Way Bill Amendment - Cancellation
Air Way Bill Documentation
Storage Charges per Day
Air bridge is not available.
Airport security is available 24/7 for passengers inspections, goods and vehicles checking. Security Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) is in place.