Garuda Indonesia Opens Two New Routes to West Papua

Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will offer two new routes to Kaimana in West Papua. (B1 Photo/Danung Arifin)

By : Jakarta Globe | on 1:09 PM April 13, 2017
Category : News, Tourism

Jakarta. Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will offer two new routes to Kaimana in West Papua using an ATR-600 plane with a capacity of 70 passengers.

The new routes will be Ambon-Kaimana-Manokwari and Ambon-Kaimana-Nabire.

The Manokwari route will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the Nabire route on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The flight from Ambon to Kaimana will depart at 7:55 a.m. local time and arrive at 9:40 a.m.

The flight from Ambon to Manokwari will arrive at 11:30 a.m. and the flight from Ambon to Nabire at 11:20 a.m.

"Flights from Ambon to Kaimana start at Rp 1 million, from Ambon to Nabire at Rp 1.4 million and from Ambon to Manokwari at Rp 2 million," Ismail Sirfefa, Kaimana's deputy district head, said.

Kaimana is a small port town in West Papua and the capital of the Kaimana district. Its main airport is called Kaimana Airport.

The district is located within a sea conservation area in West Papua and offers many tourist attractions including marine tourism and cultural and historical sites.

One of its more famous tourist attractions is the idyllic Triton Bay.

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