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Flights to Bima-Sumbawa Island

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Bima is the largest city on the eastern coast of Sumbawa Island, Indonesia. Sumbawa sits east of Lombok and west of Flores. While Bima itself isn't a major tourist destination, it serves as a jumping off point for exploring the island. The climate in Bima is tropical, with hot and humid weather year-round. Rain showers are frequent, especially in the afternoon. If you're interested in diving or snorkelling, Bima has some coral reefs offshore. Hiking enthusiasts can trek to the rim of Mount Tambora, a volcano that famously erupted in 1815. The city also has a museum with artifacts from the Bima Sultanate, which ruled the area for centuries.

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Airports near Bima-Sumbawa Island

You have choices when it comes to reaching Bima-Sumbawa Island. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Bima-Sumbawa Island.

Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport

Located in Bima, this is the closest airport to the city. It is a commercial passenger airport and is within a reasonable driving distance.


Lombok International Airport

Although not as close as Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport, Lombok International Airport is still a viable option for travellers heading to Bima. It is located on the neighboring island of Lombok and offers domestic and international flights.


Ngurah Rai International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Bima, Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali is another option. It is a major international airport with numerous flight connections. From there, you can take a connecting flight to Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport or Lombok International Airport.


Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

For international travellers, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta is a major hub with flights to various destinations worldwide. If you cannot find a direct flight to Bima, you can take a connecting flight from Jakarta to Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport or Lombok International Airport.

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Things to do in Bima-Sumbawa Island

Discovering the many attractions of Bima-Sumbawa Island can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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Museum Asi Mbojo

This museum is a great place to learn about the history and culture of Bima. The museum has collections of traditional textiles, ceramics, and other artefacts. You can also see traditional houses and boats here.

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Lariti Beach

If you're looking for some relaxation, head to Lariti Beach. This beautiful beach has white sand and clear water. You can go swimming, sunbathing, or surfing here. There are also a few restaurants and cafes near the beach.

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Sangiang Api

For something more adventurous, you can hike to the top of Sangiang Api. This volcano is still active, and you can sometimes see smoke coming out of the crater. The hike is challenging, but the views from the top are amazing.

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