The Mutiara Airport, or recently renamed as Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport is the airport serving Palu and the main gateway into central Sulawesi. In 2014 this airport was upgraded and renamed to honour the local independence hero Sayyid Idrus bin Salim Al-Jufri (1892-1969).
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Which airlines fly to Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport ?
How many runways and passenger terminals does Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport have?
The airport has one runway and a new terminal which was constructed in 2014. The old terminal was demolished to make way for the new apron. A plan exists to allow international flights to Mutiara Airport, to promote tourism in Central Sulawesi.
Where is Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport located?
The Mutiara Airport is located on the southeast side of Palu city, about 5 km from the city center.
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Palu city centre?
The airport is fairly close to the city (8 km) so a taxi is quite affordable. A taxi into the city will take about 20 minutes and costs Rp. 50.000 to 60.000 depending traffic and time of day.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
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What are popular destinations from Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport ?
Most flights from Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport are to Makassar and to Jakarta but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Lion Air. Every day there are flights to 6 destinations from Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport . Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Makassar: Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
- 2. Jakarta: Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
- 3. Balikpapan: Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN)
- 4. Gorontalo: Jalaluddin Airport (GTO)
- 5. Surabaya: Juanda International Airport (SUB)
- 6. Manado: Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC)