The Haluoleo Airport, previously named Wolter Monginsidi Airport, is an airport near Kendari in southeast Sulawesi. It has recently seen some major improvements including a runway extension and a new passenger terminal (opened in 2012). The plan is to use Kendari's Haluoleo Airport as a second transfer hub for flights to eastern Indonesia, to ease congestion at Makassar's Hasanuddin Airport.
Most flights from Haluoleo 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 5 destinations from Haluoleo Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
Haluoleo Airport has one runway of 2500 meters length and a new passenger terminal which was opened in 2012. Kendari Airport used to be crowded and with limited facilities but this new terminal has improved the service level a lot.
Haluoleo Airport is located on the Jl. Bandara Haluoleo, about 25 km to the southwest from Kendari center.
Since September 2016 Damri provides an airport bus to Kendari harbor. A one-way ticket is Rp. 30.000. The bus stops in the city center as well, before continuing to the Kendari Harbor.
A taxi into Kendari would take about 40 minutes and costs around Rp. 100.000 if using the meter.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017