Minangkabau International Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara
Internasional Minangkabau, Minangkabau: Bandar Udaro Internasional
Minangkabau) (IATA: PDG, ICAO: WIPT) is the principal airport serving
the province of West Sumatra on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is
located about 27 km north-west of Padang, in Ketaping, Padang Pariaman
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.
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.