The Pattimura airport was named after Pattimura, an Indonesian national hero who fought against the Dutch in 1816. Ambon Pattimura airport is the regional air hub with daily connections to Jakarta via Surabaya, Makassar, Manado and limited connections to Papua.
The Pattimura Airport has one runway and one small terminal but which has all necessary facilities like ATM, free wifi, restaurants and few shops.
Ambon's Pattimura Airport is located 9km west of the city across the sea.
Damri operates an airport bus to the city (Rp. 35.000). Departures are 4 times a day only though.
You can also walk to the road and take a bemo to Poka Ferry (Rp. 3500), there get a ferry to Galala (Rp. 1400). At Galala are bemo's waiting to take you to Ambon city itself. Travel time this way would be more or less an hour as well.
Taxi's are outside the terminal and a ride to Ambon would take almost an hour with a fare of around Rp. 200.000.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
Most flights from Pattimura 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 8 destinations from Pattimura Airport. Here are the most popular destinations: