Airports in Jakarta
Situated on the island of Java, just west of Jakarta, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (SHIA) is an important regional aerial hub and a popular international entry point to Indonesia. Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is the 16th busiest airport worldwide and in 2010 SHIA served 44 million passengers.
With three terminals housing many passenger amenities including restaurants, cafés, shops and duty-free zones, SHIA is set to expand even further to include a fourth terminal building and a general refurbishment of all existing terminals. This constant development ensures that SHIA is always striving to offer passengers as smooth an experience as possible.
The airport is situated 12 miles (20km) northwest of Jakarta.
Getting to the city
Shuttle buses, called the Damri bus, run hourly to the city centre and various other destinations in and around Jakarta until 11pm. The bus that terminates at Gambir Station passes through the city centre. Taxis are metered and will be more expensive as a single traveller, but about the same price if you are sharing with three or four people; note that road tolls may be added to the fare.
Local time is GMT +7.
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Jakarta International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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