Sultan Iskandar Muda Airport

Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport (IndonesianBandar Udara Internasional Sultan Iskandar MudaAcehneseBandar Udara Antar Nanggroë Sultan Iskandar Muda), also called Banda Aceh International Airport (IndonesianBandar Udara Internasional Banda Aceh) (IATABTJICAOWITT) is the airport located 13,5 kilometres southeast of the capital of Aceh province, Banda Aceh. It is named after the twelfth sultan of AcehIskandar Muda. This airport was formerly called Blang Bintang Airport (Indonesian: Bandara Blang Bintang), referred to its location in a subdistrict with same name. This airport is listed as the 23rd busiest airport in Indonesia.

After being hit by a devastating tsunami on 26 December 2004, the airport underwent renovation and a 3000-metre runway for wide-body jet liners was built. On 9 October 2011 the first Boeing 747-400 landed and took off successfully at the airport. This airport can act as a place of refugee in case of natural disasters, such as tsunami. The airport was also used as a staging ground for international emergency aid in response to the tsunami in Aceh.

Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport got World's Best Airport for Halal Travellers in the World Halal Tourism Awards 2016.