Bali (Denpasar) Airport

Ngurah Rai International Airport, also referred to as Denpasar International Airport, is the third busiest airport in all of Indonesia. Located at -8.748056 latitude and 115.1675 longitude, the international public airport is 13 kilometers south of Denpasar within southern Bali. Ngurah Rai International Airport or Denpasar International Airport is owned by the Government of Indonesia and is operated by PT Angkasa Pura I.

The airport has flights to numerous domestic and international destinations such as Balikpapan, Bandung, Jakarta, Jayapura, Kupang and Makassar in Indonesia, along with cities within the countries of Russia, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Hong Kong, Brunei, Philippines, China, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Singapore, Netherlands, Qatar, United Kingdom, and more. The airlines that operate scheduled, seasonal, seasonal charter, and charter flights to these stops include Aeroflot, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Asia Atlantic Airlines, Batik Air, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Citilink, Emirates, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines, and Wings Air, in addition to many more.

Additionally, the airport operates with one asphalt runway that measures 3,000 meters or 9,842 feet in length. Ngurah Rai International Airport is a busy airport with around 104,000 enplanements that serve approximately 16 million passengers as of 2013. There have been plans to build a new and larger airport with two runways to accommodate the airport’s annual passenger growth projected at around 12 to 15 percent per annum. Due to Ngurah Rai International Airport’s current location, which is within a densely populated area, the new airport will be built on a site located toward the north of Bali, and east of Buleleng Regency.


The airport has an international terminal that measures around 120,000 square meters with three floors built to accommodate around 16 million passengers annually. Located in the new L shaped terminal, the airport’s international terminal is separated from the domestic terminal, which can be found within the older adjacent build southeast of the international terminal. When within Ngurah Rai International Airport or Denpasar International Airport, it operates with a total of 18 gates divided into eight and ten for domestic and international, respectively. The domestic and international gates are divided or separated by the Festival Plaza within the airport.

Ngurah International Airport’s international terminal has a Balinese architectural theme with separate arrival and departure halls. With a sole capacity of close to five million annual passengers, the international terminal has 62 check-in counters with electronic scales and luggage conveyors. Additionally, the departure lounge areas within the international terminal can hold up to around 3,200 passengers at a time. When within the airport’s domestic terminal, there are a total of 28 check-in counters with the same electronic scales and luggage conveyor systems as the international terminal. The domestic boarding hall is able to hold around 2,200 people at a time and offers two L-type baggage carousel units within its luggage claim area.

Services and Facilities

Ngurah Rai International Airport or Denpasar International Airport has a fleet of buses that offer rides to passengers to and from the aircraft and the domestic terminal entrance and exit. The airport still aims to provide the best service to its travellers, even though at present it has an insufficient number of gates to accommodate aircraft. The airport’s domestic passengers are ferried to aircraft parked on the apron located between its domestic and cargo terminals. When within the airport’s terminal building, some of the additional services and facilities offered include prayer rooms, showers and massage service areas, along with lounge areas, play areas for children, and movie lounges, among others.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

Getting to Ngurah Rai International Airport from Bali, it is best to head west to Jl. Pekandelan for 130 meters then turn left at Jl. Pekandelan for 210 meters, turn left for 1.2 kilometers, along with another two lefts for 1.7 kilometers and 1.1 kilometers respectively. After that, turn right on Jl. Raya Denpasar for 11.9 kilometers then turn slightly to the left for 3.4 kilometers till Jl. Raya Denpasar becomes Jl. I Gusti Ngurah Rai. Continue travelling down Jl. I. Gusti Ngurahrai-Mengwi for 340 meters the down Jl. Raya Denpasar Gilimanuk/Jl. Reducuk for an additional 3.8 kilometers. Drive down Jl. Raya Sempidi (signs for Denpasar) for 1.6 kilometers then onto Jl. Raya Denpasar Gilimanuk/Jl. Raya Lukluk/Jl. Raya Sempadi for 2.1 kilometers then onto Jl. Cokroaminoto for additional 700 meters. Get to Jl. Gn. Galunggung (signs for Batukandik/Padang Sambian), left by Jl. Cargo Permai, then straight on Jl. Mahendradatta for a total of 8.85 kilometers. Left by Jl. Gn. Soputan, right by Jl. Imam Bonjol (signs for Bandara Ngurah Rai/Kuta/Nusa Dua), then left again by Jl. Sunset Road (signs for Nusa Dua) all for around 4.45 kilometers. Keep right on Jl. Sunset Road for 500 meters then merge onto Jl. By Pass Ngurah Ra. Take a slight right at Bali Mandara/Jl. Nusa Dua – Bandara Ngurah Rai – Benoa Toll Road, turn left on Jl. Airport Ngurah Rai for 1.7 kilometers then turn left to reach Ngurah Rai International Airport after 14 meters.

Taxi hide 

When in Bali there are metered taxis available to take travellers from point A to point B, no problem.

 Who flies to Bali (Denpasar)

 Airport Contact Details

Bali (Denpasar) Airport

PT Angkasa Pura I,
Denpasar 80361,

Tel:+62 (361) 751011
Fax:+62 (361) 751032


Angkasa Pura I

 Location Details

Longitude:115° 9' 54'' E
Latitude:8° 44' 54'' S

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