Soekarno-Hatta International Airport - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Soekarno-Hatta International Airport


Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jan 02, 2018 - 2:14 PM

About 11,000 passengers are expected to use the service daily with 3 trains plying the route

READY TO GO. This general view shows the newly built train station in downtown Jakarta on January 2, 2018, for a new line that connects the capital to its international airport some 37.6 kilometers away. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

New terminal for Jakarta's crowded airport

Aug 09, 2016 - 2:53 PM

The 380 million terminal at Soekarno Hatta International Airport a vast futuristic looking structure will be able to handle about 25 million passengers a year once fully operational by March next year

BRAND NEW. An Indonesian pilot listens to an airport officer on the first day of operations of the new Terminal 3 Ultimate at the Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 9, 2016. Mast Irham/EPA

Indonesia capital's airport to open new terminal next week

Aug 04, 2016 - 11:02 PM

The new Terminal 3 will start off handling only flights operated by Indonesian flag carrier Garuda and it is hoped it will be fully operational by March of 2017

A plane flies over a Garuda Indonesia facility at Jakarta International Airport Soekarno-Hatta, in Tanggerang, on July 28, 2011. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Man arrested for trying to take snakes on a plane through his pants

Jul 18, 2016 - 1:06 PM

A total of 10 snakes were found

The wRap Indonesia: Feb. 3, 2015

Feb 03, 2015 - 1:18 PM

Police say KPK chairman will be named a suspect soon KPK arrests Democratic Party member court says it has no authority on Golkar rift and more

IN CHARGE. Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti leading a press briefing with the ministry's director generals. Photo by Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 24, 2014

Nov 24, 2014 - 11:14 AM

Indonesia s next AFF Suzuki Cup match an online petition against the police s virginity tests voting for Jokowi in TIME s Person of the Year poll and more

Indonesia' Zulham Zamrun (R) vies for the ball with Vietnam's Vu Minh Tuan (L) during an AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 final round match between Indonesia and Vietnam, in Hanoi, Vietnam, November 22, 2014. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 23, 2014

Sep 23, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Indonesia s crushing 0 6 loss to Thailand Nazril Ariel Irham s freedom a new BlackBerry phone and more

6-0 LOSS. Thailand's Kroekrit Thawikan (C) vies for the ball with Indonesia's Rasyid Assahid Bakri (L) and Novri Setiawan (R) during their first round match of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Football stadium in Incheon on September 22, 2014. Photo by AFP

Indonesia wRap: 23 September 2014

Sep 23, 2014 - 10:06 AM

Tim nasional Indonesia U 23 harus keok melawan Thailand tapi tetap lolos ke babak 16 besar Asian Games 2014 BlackBerry akan meluncurkan smartphone terbarunya agar tetap relevan dan ucapkan selamat tinggal kepada macet karena akses jalan ke Bandara Soekarno Hatta akan ditambah

KALAH TAPI MENANG. Timnas Indonesia U-23 kalah 0-6 dari Thailand dalam laga terakhir babak penyisihan Grup E Asian Games 2014, 22 September 2014. Foto oleh AFP

Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

Jul 30, 2014 - 2:41 PM

Through the next 10 years we see more than 350 new airports in the Asia Pacific and the investment cost will be well over 100 billion

INADEQUATE. Ninoy Aquino International Airport's Terminal 1 is one of Asia's most notorious for overcrowding and backward facilities. File photo by AFP