The Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport, formerly Sepinggan International Airport, in Balikpapan is the largest airport and busiest airport in Kalimantan on the Indonesian side of Borneo.
The Balikpapan Airport has one runway and one new (2014) and large passenger terminal with all modern facilities.
Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport is located about 5 km east of Balikpapan.
There are no public buses in Balikpapan, all public transport is by the small vans called angkot. You can take angkot route 7 on the highway just outside the airport gate, heading for Damai Terminal. Transfer there to route 1 or 3 for central Balikpapan. Total fare is less than Rp. 10.000
Taxi's charge a fixed fare depending on the destination; to the city center is about Rp 70,000.
All prices quoted here were found in March 2016
Most flights from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport are to Jakarta and to Surabaya but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Lion Air. Every day there are flights to 17 destinations from Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport. Here are the most popular destinations: