Ngurah Rai International Airport (IATA: DPS, ICAO: WADD), also known as Denpasar International Airport, is located in southern Bali, 13 km south of Denpasar. It is Indonesia's third-busiest international airport, after Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and Surabaya's Juanda International Airport. The airport is located close to the extensive tourist developments of southern Bali; the resort center of Kuta is 2.5 km north of the airport. The airport was previously determined by Transportation Security Administration of the United States of America in 2005 as not meeting the security standards of the International Civil Aviation Administration, however this warning was lifted on 2007-10-11..
This airport is collecting an Airport Improvement Fee of Rp 150,000 per traveller (approximately $17 USD / €12) upon departure. Passengers have to pay cash in Rupiah. Many international travellers also have to pay for an entry visa on-arrival. This costs US$10 for a 7 day stay, and US$25 for a 30 day stay and must be paid in cash. The visas are non-extendable and cannot be converted. There are also a number of countries that require a visa to be organised before arrival, or do not require a visa at all. A list is available here. This is applicable to Indonesia in general and is not specific to Bali.
Domestic Arrival and Departure Terminal Area: 9.039 m²
International Arrival and Departure Terminal Area: 28.630 m²
The parking area is 38.358 m².
The total terminal area is 265.60 Ha.
The Domestic Terminal is located in the old building, while the International Terminal is located in the L shaped terminal. The airport has 17 gates: 3 in the Domestic Terminal, and 14 in the International Terminal. The Domestic Terminal has 35 check in counters, and 2 baggage carousels.
A new airport is proposed to change Ngurah Rai airport in Jembrana regency in western Bali.
Airlines and destinations.
The following airlines operate from Ngurah Rai International Airport (as of March 2008):
Adam Air (Jakarta)
Indonesia AirAsia (Jakarta)
Batavia Air (Jakarta, Pontianak, Surabaya, Yogyakarta)
Garuda Indonesia (Balikpapan, Jakarta, Jayapura, Makassar, Surabaya, Timika, Yogyakarta)
Citilink (Jakarta, Mataram, Surabaya)
Lion Air (Jakarta, Makassar, Mataram)
Mandala Airlines (Balikpapan, Jakarta, Surabaya, Yogyakarta)
Merpati Nusantara Airlines (Bandung, Bima, Dili, Jakarta, Kupang, Mataram, Maumere, Surabaya, Waingapu)
Pelita Air (Ende, Kupang, Maumere, Labuan Bajo, Waingapu)
Sriwijaya Air (Jakarta, Surabaya)
Wings Air (Mataram, Surabaya, Yogyakarta)
AirAsia (Kuala Lumpur)
Indonesia AirAsia (Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Kuala Lumpur) [begins 2 May]
Cathay Pacific (Hong Kong)
China Airlines (Taipei-Taoyuan)
Continental Micronesia (Guam)
Garuda Indonesia (Darwin, Melbourne, Nagoya-Centrair [resumes 2 June], Osaka-Kansai, Perth, Seoul-Incheon, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo-Narita)
Japan Airlines (Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita)
Jetstar Asia Airways
Korean Air (Seoul-Incheon)
Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur)
Qantas (Perth, Singapore)
Jetstar Airways (Melbourne, Sydney)
Qatar Airways (Doha, Kuala Lumpur)
Royal Brunei Airlines (Bandar Seri Begawan)
Singapore Airlines (Singapore)
Skywest (Broome [seasonal])
Thai Airways International (Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi)
China Eastern Airlines (Shanghai-Pudong)
Shanghai Airlines (Shanghai-Pudong0
Past airlines and routes.
Airlines still in operations with its terminated routes.
Garuda Indonesia (Abu Dhabi, Adelaide, Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Nagoya-Centrair, Taipei)
Malaysia Airlines (Johor Bahru)
Merpati Nusantara Airlines (Balikpapan, Biak, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Porthedland, Sumbawa)
Qantas (Darwin, Melbourne, Sydney)
Past airlines with its destinations.
All Nippon Airways (Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita)
Bouraq Indonesia Airlines (Balikpapan, Surabaya)
EVA Air (Taipei)
February 16, 1998: China Airlines Flight 676 took off from Ngurah Rai. Upon approach to Chiang Kai-shek International Airport the aircraft crashed, killing everyone on board.