New Medan Motorway for 2019
North Sumatra will have a new motorway / highway connecting Medan-Tebing Tinggi-Siantar-Prapat which is targeted to complete by 2019. The motorway project is meant to improve tourism and for Medan and the tourist destination of Danau Toba / Lake Toba. When completed, the journey from Medan to Prapat, the town of [...]
Aceh To Build Aceh – Medan Toll Road
Banda Aceh, Jul 02, 2009 (Asia Pulse Data Source via COMTEX) — The Aceh provincial administration will build an Aceh-Medan toll road (highway/motorway) for smooth land transportation in the area.
“The construction of the toll road is a long-term program of the Aceh administration,” head the infrastructure division of [...]
Kuala Namu International Airport (also known as New Medan International Airport) is a new airport under construction to replace Polonia International Airport, site of several crashes, and inappropriately located in the centre of the city of Medan, and with a difficult takeoff path, and short runway.
Construction began on 29 June 2006, shortly before the first [...]
Medan Kuala Namu Airport Train To Operate December 2009
The Ministry of Transportation plans to step up construction on the airport trains in Sumatra, a railway official announced.
Tundjung Inderawan, director general of railway transportation at the ministry, said officials hoped to wrap up work on a train linking North Sumatra’s capital city, Medan, with its brand [...]
Visit Indonesia Year 2008 has ended and here are the results of the year long campaign to bring visitors to Indonesia which includes Medan.
Museum Rekor Indonesia (MURI) the guiness world of records of Indonesia has recorded 6.4 million tourists to Indonesia in 2008 – during the Visit Indonesia Year 2008. This is a 16.36% increase [...]
Important Road Signs in Medan
There are not many road signs in Medan. These are the most important ones to abide to if you want to enjoy your trip to Medan.
Please read and understand these Road Signs to avoid any MisHaps in Medan
Funny Road Signs
Something to ligthen up your day. We received this in [...]
Medan International Airport at Kuala Namu North Sumatra Indonesia
Want a glimpse of the new Medan International Airport?
Medan’s new airport is long overdue. The current Medan Polonia Airport is one of the busiest airport in Indonesia and yet smaller and older than many airports in Indonesia. I once visited Padang – a town much smaller than [...]
Travel tips for Traveling from Singapore to Medan
Currently there are only 2 airlines serving the Singapore to Medan route.
Silkair and the recent ValuAir ( also known as JetStar )
The flights time are different …
If you want to take the earliest flight from Singapore to Medan, you may want to consider ValuAir you will arrive Medan [...]