The Komodo Airport is a small domestic airport providing air access to Flores, the Komodo Island and surrounding area. The airport's name comes from its location in the Komodo subdistrict (kecamatan) of the West Manggarai Regency, one of the six regencies on the island of Flores.
Komodo Airport was formerly known as Mutiara II Airport. Most of the passengers who use this airport are tourist heading for Komodo Island.
Komodo Airport has one new terminal (opened in 2015) and one runway. The runway was extended to 2250 meters and the airport is now capable of receiving larger (jet) aircraft like the B737, before only propeller aircraft could land here.
The airport is located inside the the village, just about 1 km east from the main street.
Hotels and dive shops will meet flights and offer free lifts. A private taxi to town costs Rp 30,000.
All prices quoted here were found in August 2017
Most flights from Komodo Airport are to Denpasar Bali and to Jakarta but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Wings Air. Every day there are flights to 6 destinations from Komodo Airport. Here are the most popular destinations: