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== Minangkabau International Airport ==
 
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minangkabau_International_Airport Minangkabau International Airport] (MIA) is the principal airport serving the province of West Sumatra on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located about 23 km north-west of Padang, in Ketaping, Padang Pariaman regency. The airport became operational in July 2005, replacing the old Tabing Airport in Padang. The airport is named after the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minangkabau_people Minangkabau] ethnic group who inhabit the region. There is one terminal building for both international flights and domestic flights. The airport has 17 check-in counters, 5 baggage conveyors, and 9 ticket sales counters. The architecture of airport terminal adopting bagonjong (spired roof), Minangkabau vernacular architecture commonly found in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumah_Gadang rumah gadang] traditional house.
  
MIA is a 15-minute drive from Padang City.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minangkabau_International_Airport MIA] is a 15-minute drive from Padang City.
  
 
== Local Mass Transit ==
 
== Local Mass Transit ==

Revision as of 02:45, 4 October 2012

Organizing Team

Possible Dates

We're looking at the following dates:

  • 2-4 May 2013
  • 29-31 August 2013

Padang City

Padang is the capital of West Sumatra province in Indonesia, and is a gateway to get to different areas in the realm of Minangkabau. Padang city open to the sea ocean Indonesia is famous for its beautiful beaches and islands that adorn the beauty of the city's outskirts.

Minangkabau International Airport

Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) is the principal airport serving the province of West Sumatra on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located about 23 km north-west of Padang, in Ketaping, Padang Pariaman regency. The airport became operational in July 2005, replacing the old Tabing Airport in Padang. The airport is named after the Minangkabau ethnic group who inhabit the region. There is one terminal building for both international flights and domestic flights. The airport has 17 check-in counters, 5 baggage conveyors, and 9 ticket sales counters. The architecture of airport terminal adopting bagonjong (spired roof), Minangkabau vernacular architecture commonly found in rumah gadang traditional house.

MIA is a 15-minute drive from Padang City.

Local Mass Transit

Proposed Venues

- Mercure Hotel - UNP - UCC UPI - Unand

Proposed Lodging

Estimated Cost of Flights

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