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Are JKT and CGK the same Indonesian Airport?

JKT was the first Jakarta's airport, closed in 1985 and replaced by Halim Perdanakusuma (HLP) and Cengkareng/Sukarno-Hatta (CGK). JKT is simply a short for Jakarta as a destination; some booking site ...
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What are these long objects in Jakarta?

I have found a similar place a kilometer further east (coordinates): As for the place in the question, the long shapes are near the sea, seem to be kind of port of a harbour-like zone, but some are ...
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Are JKT and CGK the same Indonesian Airport?

IATA is the governing body for the short codes for airports. Jakarta International Airport (Soekarno-Hatta) is the main airport serving the greater Jakarta area on the island of Java, Indonesia. Its ...
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Do reputable taxis in Jakarta accept credit card?

If you're taking a taxi from the airport, once you go out from the terminal, you will find a few official "kiosks" for all reputable taxi companies, including BlueBird and SilverBird. BlueBird has ...
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Are JKT and CGK the same Indonesian Airport?

Practically, it's used for booking only, referring to all airports in Jakarta, as people usually don't care which airport they fly into. It's like NYC as an umbrella for JFK, LGA and EWR, or TYO for ...
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Do reputable taxis in Jakarta accept credit card?

As a rule, taxis in Jakarta do NOT accept credit cards, although there are a few exceptions. Some Blue Bird taxis do have credit card facilities, but always be sure to check before travelling that ...
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Hours needed for international/domestic transfer in Soekarno–Hatta International Airport

Depends! Immigration and Customs at Jakarta can be very slow (an hour in line is not uncommon), so I would recommend adding a generous amount of buffer. I would not risk an int'l-dom connection on ...
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From Bali to Jakarta by bus and ferry how to?

Go to Ubung bus terminal, catch a bus to Gilimanuk, cross by ferry to Banyuwangi (Ketapang), continue to Surabaya, take long-distance bus across Java to Jakarta. This will take at least 24 hours, ...
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Transfer from Jakarta Airport Link to MRT?

So I checked this out today, and the connection is feasible but not great: doable with a backpack, less so with a suitcase. There's no infrastructure as such (bridge, tunnel, etc), but both stations ...
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I have a transit that will pass by CGK airport on 25 Jan 2021

Airlines sell tickets through multiple channels (both online and offline), and they are not required to verify each passenger's eligibility for entry or transit. Moreover, it's impossible to reliably ...
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I have a transit that will pass by CGK airport on 25 Jan 2021

As far as I'm aware, the only airline currently flying non-stop from Jakarta to Sydney is Garuda. If Garuda is really not permitting transit through CGK, your itinerary appears to be impossible. If ...
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Do reputable taxis in Jakarta accept credit card?

I travelled from the CGK airport in Jakarta using Bluebird taxis. Be careful of drivers that are not reputable. At the airport, they did not have an office, from what I could see, and I wasn't aware ...
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