Hang Nadim International Airport (IATA: BTHICAO: WIDD), also known as Bandara Internasional Hang Nadim, is located inBatam, Riau Islands, Indonesia. Named after Laksamana Hang Nadim, it is currently the only international airport in Riau Islands province. located at south of Singapore. It has been the primary method of transport to and from Batam, alongside ferries to neighboring islands (including Singapore). As Batam continues to develop its tourism sectors, the Hang Nadim has proved a sufficiently effective airport. Originally developed as an alternative airport for Singaporhang-nadim-batame Changi Airport in mind (should in case an emergency for aircraft force a redirect), the Hang Nadim has facilities and the longest runway (4,000 m) in Indonesia, sufficient for wide body aircraft Boeing 747s and several times more passengers than it is currently serving. However Changi was developed to grow, and the Sijori Growth Triangle region has 4 airports, including Sultan Ismail International Airport (SENAI Ai  rport) in Johor Bahru and the Seletar Airport
It has the second longest runway in Southeast Asia, after Kuala Lumpur International Airport, at 4,210 m long.

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Originally developed as an alternative
for Singapore Changi Airport (should an emergency force a redirect for aircraft), Hang Nadim has facilities sufficient for Boeing 747s, Boeing 777s and Airbus A380s, including the longest runway in Indonesia. It can also serve several times more passengers than it is currently serving. Lion Air has developed a base at the airport and built an aircraft maintenance facility, as Jakarta’s Soekarno–Hatta                                                                            International Airport is severely congested.

At end of May Hang_Nadim_Garda2014, Hang Nadim International Airport became the sixth airport in     Indonesia (after Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, South Sulawesi; Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali; Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta; Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java; and Kuala Namu International Airp
ort
in Medan, North Sumatra) to operate 24 hours a day. The move was the result of many airlines making the airport a hub for their operations

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