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Banda Aceh Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Banda Aceh Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

BTJ Airport Overview

banda aceh airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Banda Aceh Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport.

What to Expect

Banda Aceh Airport (code: BTJ) has a single terminal that serves several regional destinations as well as seasonal routes to the Middle East. Facilities include a few eateries and shops, a couple mini markets, and designated rest areas that have comfortable recliners. WiFi is available in designated departure area. For comfort. economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the  guide below for its location and access information.

Sleeping in Banda Aceh Airport

Unfortunately, we do not have any sleep-related reviews yet. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Banda Aceh Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Gayo Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside, 2nd Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Banda Aceh Airport Lounges

Airport Hotels

There are no airports at the airport, so you will need to head into town.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Banda Aceh, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Banda Aceh Airport in the departure lounges of the Domestic and International terminals.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – A Mother and Child Room is available. Location: Domestic and International, Airside.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to one of the children’s play areas. Locations: Domestic Terminal, Airside and International Terminal, Airside.

Duty Free & Shopping – It is not known if Duty Free shopping is available. The airport offers a small variety of shops including 2 mini-markets that may come in handy for last minute convenience items.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm the availability of any 24-hour dining options.

Information Desk – Location: Departures areas of the Domestic and International terminals.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Prayer Rooms – There are 5 prayer rooms available (both landside and airside).

Rest Zones – Comfortable recliners are available in “rest rooms”, located in the Domestic And International Departures areas.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – Smoking is permitted in designated areas including arrivals and in some Airside locations.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.


Banda Aceh airport is served by the following airlines: Air Asia • Batik Air • Lion Air • FireFly • Garuda Indonesia • Susi Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Last updated: 2023-03-21

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.