The Matahora Airport is located on the the island of Wangi-Wangi of the southeast coast of Sulawesi. The airport was built in 2007 and commenced operations on May 21, 2009 with the inaugural Wakatobi - Kendari flight by Susi Air.
The airport has one runway of 2500 meters length, enough for jet aircraft like the Boeing 737 and a new modern passenger terminal (opened in 2016) with a capacity of 150 people a day.
Matahora airport is located about 17 kilometers northeast from, Wakatobi, the main city, on the other side of Wangiwangi Island.
Rental cars are available as well as taxis. Expect to pay around Rp 100.000 for a taxi ride to the main city.
All prices quoted here were found in May 2016
Matahora 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 Matahora Airport, most of these are operated by Wings Air. Many people take a flight to Kendari and transfer to another flight there.