Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport in Palembang, Indonesia (IATA: PLM, ICAO: WIPP) is an international airport serving the city of Palembang, South Sumatra and surrounding areas. It is in the region KM.10 Sukarame District. It is named after Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin, the last Sultan of Palembang.
It has officially become an international airport and can accommodate the wide-body aircraft as of September 27, 2005. The development started on September 18, 2003 with a total cost of Rp366, 7 billion from the Japan International Bank Corporation IDR 251,9 billion and matching funds from the state budget amounting to IDR 114,8 billion.
Between the development undertaken is an extension of the runway along the 300 meters x 60 meters to 3,000 meters x 60 meters, construction vehicle parking area of 20,000 meters which can accommodate 1,000 vehicles as well as the construction of a three-floor passenger terminal covering 13,000 square meters which can accommodate 1,250 passengers, equipped aerobridges and cargo terminals, and other support buildings covering an area of 1900 square meters.
This development means International Airport Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II can accommodate Airbus A330, Boeing 747 and other wide-body aircraft. In addition, the flow of passengers is projected to rise from 7,720 passengers to 16,560 passengers. After that there will be construction of toll roads Indralaya-Palembang-Sultan Mahmud Airport Badarudin II to facilitate access.