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Kualanamu International Airport (IATA: KNO, ICAO: WIMM) is an international airport serving Medan, Indonesia. It is located in Deli Serdang regency, 23 km east of downtown Medan.

Medan Airport / Kualanamu International Airport

Regional Hub

Kualanamu International Airport is plotted to be a Regional Hub as South Korea’s Incheon International Airport brother airport, so on June 25, 2012 an agreement has been signed of both party operators. Incheon operator will assist Kualanamu operator to become Regional Hub with world-class standards.


Kualanamu Airport has a wide number of services and facilities:

  • ATMs
  • Currency exchange
  • Kids facilities
  • Massages
  • Medical Center
  • Restaurants and cafés
  • Shops
  • Car rental offices


Rail transport

The route runs from Medan Main Station beside the Merdeka Square and provides the fastest way to reach the airport, taking 30 minutes, and the return taking 30 to 47 minutes.

Toll Road

The airport is connected by Medan–Kuala Namu–Tebing Tinggi Toll Road.


A state-owned bus company DAMRI operates services to the airport. The DAMRI bus has only two bus shelters in Medan, on Gatot Subroto next to Plaza Medan Fair and at Amplas bus terminal.


Taxi costs about twice that of train tickets. Taxi operators that bring passengers to the airport are limited to Blue Bird, KARSA, MATRA, and Nice Trans. Passengers are encouraged to use a taxi with a meter to avoid scams. Transportation network companies Grab and Go-Jek operate inside the airport.

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