Getting to Makassar
Makassar is the capital city of Sulawesi Selatan (South Sulawesi) Province in Indonesia. It is also known as Ujung Pandang and is regarded as the fourth largest city in Indonesia and the largest city in eastern Indonesia. The quickest way to get to Makassar is by air.
The airport in Makassar is called Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport whose international call sign is UPG. The airport is located around 30km from UNM’s main campus and the conference hotel (Clarion) on Jl. A.P. Pettarani, Makassar.
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport is currently served by direct international flights from and to Singapore (approximately 3 hours) and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (approx. 4.5 hours). Check the flight schedule because flights from and to these two cities are not available every day.
There are numerous domestic flights to and from Makassar’s airport around the clock, seven days a week. The main ones come from and depart for Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Bali, Lombok, Balikpapan, Manado, and Jayapura.