Silangit Airport

Silangit Airport (IATA: DTB, ICAO: WIMN) is an airport located in Siborong-borong - North Tapanuli, North Sumatra. The airport has a runway size of 2,400 mx 30 m. Distance from downtown about 7 km.

Silangit Airport was built during the Japanese occupation. The rebuilding of this airport started in 1995 by adding a 900-meter long runway to be 1,400 meters. In March 2005, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inaugurated the operation of the service directly Silangit, since then the service construction was begun in earnest. In 2011, the airport has a runway end Silangit along 2,400 meters and is planned in 2015 will be extended back to 2650 times 45 ms (8,700 × 150 ft), so that it can accommodate wide-body aircraft on a regular basis. On January 18, 2011, Airports Silangit visited by the President and his entourage were using Boeing 737-500. With the arrival of the President, dinyatakanlah that the service has been able to serve the aircraft Silangit class B737.