We're looking at the following dates:
- 2-4 May 2013
- 29-31 August 2013
Padang is the capital of West Sumatra province in Indonesia, and is a gateway to get to different areas in the realm of Minangkabau. Padang city open to the sea ocean Indonesia is famous for its beautiful beaches and islands that adorn the beauty of the city's outskirts.
If you know about Rendang that's our traditional food who famous around the world originated from the Minangkabau ethnic group of Indonesia and become one of the 50 most delicious food in the world by CCNGO
Minangkabau International Airport
Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) is the principal airport serving the province of West Sumatra on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located about 23 km north-west of Padang, in Ketaping, Padang Pariaman regency. The 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. The 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.
Local Mass Transit
Angkot Padang is one good option mode for the transportation and most major roads and destinations are covered by multiple Angkot Padang, the journey cost are around 2000 IDR-3000 IDR
Bis Kota, same as the field of Angkot Padang but like a Mini Bus so could carry more passengers and the cost journey are same with Angkot Padang.
Metered Taxi also the most comfortable option with air-conditioned cabs that has flag down rates of 10.000 IDR and an additional 2000 IDR per succeeding 200 meters.
- Mercure Hotel
- UCC UPI
Estimated Cost of Flights
Sample rountrip for two ways to and from Minang
- Arrival in Padang: May 1, 2012 (Wednesday)
- Departure from Padang: May 5, 2012 (Sunday)
|Airport||Local Rates||USD Rates||Airlines|
|Singapore (SIN)||SGD||189 USD||Mandala Airlines / TigerAirways|
|Brisbane (BNE)||AUD||1526 USD||Malaysia Airlines / Garuda Indonesia|
|Guangzhou (CAN)||CNY||1760 USD||Dragonair/Cathay Pasific Airways/Garuda Indonesia|
|Malaysia (KUL)||MYR||84 USD||Airasia|
|Philipines (PHP)||PHP||1625 USD||Garuda Indonesia|
|Hongkong (HKG)||HKD||1680 USD||China Airlines/Garuda Indonesia|
|Bangalore (BLR)||INR||2642 USD||SilkAir/Garuda Indonesia|
|Colombo (CMB)||LKR||1825 USD||Malaysia Airlines/Garuda Indonesia|
|Hanoi (HAN)||USD||2047 USD||Vietnam Airlines/China Airlines/Garuda Indonesia|
|Tokyo (TYO)||JPY||2409 USD||Korean Air/Garuda Indonesia|
|Auckland (AKL)||NZD||3330 USD||Cathay Pasific Airways/China Airlines/Garuda Indonesia|
Pros and Cons
- Majority of the organizing team are still new-contributors to the Fedora Project.
- KPLI Padang and Fedora Indonesia Regional Sumbar are our sponsor for Fedora in Indonesia events.
- Our team has a lot of experience running/attending FUDCon KL APAC 2012, FAD Padang 2012, Fedora Indonesia in AMIGOS, Fedora Indonesia in ILC, FOSSDAY UNP, ILC 2010, Linux Migrating for West Sumatra Goverment, etc
- The Indonesia does not require visas from most visitors, especially those from Southeast Asian countries.