It was a military airbase possessed by the TNI (Armed Forces of Indonesia) before 1966 when the airport was declared available for national commercial flights, besides as an airbase for the Indonesian Army. The airport is at the coastal region of Maron shore in West Semarang district, which can be prone to flood and abrasion. There are ponds around the compound, and mangroves will be planted across the coastline consistent with the green airport notion that was scheduled to be finished by June 2013.
The region is often called Kalibanteng. Therefore it had been commonly called Kalibanteng Airbase previously. The title Achmad Yani was chosen to honour Indonesia’s national heroes, General Achmad Yani. PT Angkasa Pura I, Indonesia’s state enterprise of the Ministry of Transportation that oversees airports in the eastern area of the nation operates this airport. It turned into a worldwide airport with the initial flight of Garuda Indonesia to Singapore in August 2004.
Know More of Ahmad Yani International Airport
The new “floating” terminal in Semarang Airport (code: SRG) incorporates sustainable features into its design. Amenities include five eateries and many stores, mostly open from 5:00 AM till 9:00 PM. WiFi can be found within the airport lounge, which market passengers may pay to go into.
Whatever type of service you’re flying, there’s a lounge which you could enter by buying a sofa pass or via a sofa subscription program. Please stop by the respective lounge for additional information concerning the couch itself and to also learn ways to acquire lounge access with only an economy class ticket! As of February 2019, Semarang airport is served with the following airlines: Batik Air, Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air.
Services And Facilities
- ATMs / Cash Machines
Want money? ATMs, operated by BNI and Mandiri, are readily available. Administration charge may apply, so make sure you look at your lender’s fee schedule along with your daily withdrawal limit if you’re travelling internationally. You might also wish to notify your lender of your trip plans. Areas: Level 1.
- Currency Exchange
A Licensed Money Changer is located at the airport public zone. Hours: 5:00 AM –9:00 PM. Bank Negara Indonesia provides complete banking services, such as foreign exchange, in the space situated in Public Hall. Hours: 8:00 AM — 3:30 PM.
- Duty-Free & Shopping
This isn’t known if Duty-Free shopping is available. There are a couple of stores available selling mainly clothing and memorabilia.
- Food & Drink
In the time of waiting, no 24-hour choices are available. The airport provides five restaurants (in passing and arrivals area), the majority of which are available from 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM.
- Luggage Carts
Trolleys accessible baggage claim.
- Luggage Wrapping
Bag wrap is offered in 3 places, whereas bags strapping are available in departures.
- Mobile Charging
In the time of this upgrade, we didn’t have some advice about cellular charging accessibility.
There’s a mosque located near the national lounge, airside.
- Rest Zones
There are not any committed sleeping areas, quiet areas or remainder zones.
Accessible at the Concordia Lounge.
- Smoking Areas
Accessible landside, after check-in.
How To Get Into The Airport
Metered taxis are easily accessible and available for hire at the ground transportation area.
The airport is featured by a local bus that connects airport travellers into the Semarang Train Station (Cangkir Terminal) with many stops on the way. Tickets can be booked on the bus or even at ticket stalls at the bus stop. In the time of this upgrade, a one-way ticket (adult) is R.p 3.500.
- Automobile Rentals
The next car rental agencies are found onsite: Golden Bird and TRAC.
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