Kualanamu International Airport Gets Four-Star Rating From Skytrax

Kualanamu International Airport at Kuala Namu, in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra, has been rated four stars by Skytrax World Airport Star Rating, a global quality benchmarking assessor that evaluates standards of service quality for airports worldwide.

The rating from Skytrax puts Kualanamu airport on the same level as other more well-known four-star aviation facilities, including the Charles de Gaulle Airport in France, Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands and Heathrow Airport in England, said president director of state airport operator Angkasa Pura II, Budi Karya Sumadi.

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Skytrax’s assessment include facilities at terminals, comfort at terminals, transit services, shopping and food areas, immigration services, security checks, services for departure and arrival, as well as supporting land transportation.

Kualanamu, inaugurated on March 27, is now the most modern airport in Indonesia, beating the busiest airport in the country, Soekarno-Hatta in Cengkareng, Banten. One of its most competitive features is the integrated baggage handling screening system, which gives the highest security level for baggage screening.

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Officially inaugurated in March 2014, although operational since July 2013, Kualanamu airport located some 39 km from Medan, capital city of North Sumatra is today Indonesia’s most modern airport, where among its most competitive features includes an integrated baggage handling screening system providing top baggage security screening.

Kualanamu is also the only airport in Indonesia that provides rail services direct from the city of Medan to the international airport.

Suasana Bandara Internasional Kualanamu yang terintegrasi dengan Stasiun Kereta Api Bandara di Kabupaten Deli Serdang, Sumut, Kamis (27/3). Bandara terbesar kedua di Indonesia setelah Bandara Soekarno Hatta ini dilengkapi dengan landasan pacu berukuran 3.750 m x 60 m, terbentang di atas lahan seluas 1.365 hektar yang berjarak sekitar 39 km dari Medan, Sumatera Utara dan resmi beroperasi mulai 25 Juli 2013. ANTARA FOTO/Widodo S. Jusuf/ed/pd/14.

Kualanamu Airport is the entry point to an array of fantastic natural wonders that include Lake Toba, with the island of Samosir, – the heart of the Batak culture,- the thunderous Asahan river, as well as  Bukit Lawang, habitat and reserve for the Sumatran Orang Utan.

Kualanamu  is also the only airport in Indonesia  integrated with train networks to ease access for travelers.

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