The Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin Airport was previously named Brang Bidji Airport. However, since January 22, 2012, in commemoration of the 53th liberation anniversary of Sumbawa, the airport name was changed to Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin. Recently the airport has undergone some improvements, better facilities and increased runway.
The airport is located just a half kilometer west of the town which means it is so close to town there is no need for a taxi. You can walk 10 minutes over the bridge to get into the city. If you carry a lot of baggage you can get a minibus which pass the airport on the way to the town at a price of about Rp. 5,000.
All prices quoted here were found in August 2017
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport is not a large airport so there are not many flights departing here. There are only a few destinations that you can reach from Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport, most of these are operated by Wings Air. Many people take a flight to Lombok and transfer to another flight there.