Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Internasional
Sultan Mahmud Badarudin II) (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.
Effective 1 April 1991, the airport is officially managed by the
Management of Perum Angkasa Pura II. On January 2, 1992 Management Perum
Angkasa Pura II changed its status into PT (Persero) Angkasa Pura II.
Sumatra Province was chosen as the host of PON XVI in 2004, the
government sought to enlarge the capacity of the airport as well as
change the status into an international airport. New terminal building
Airport Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II was completed and inaugurated on
September 27, 2005.