Ketapang or Tau-pang in Teochew is the capital town of Ketapang area, one of the areas of West Kalimantan area on the island of Borneo in Indonesia. Ketapang city is positioned at 1°51′S 109°59′E and is a small town on the delta of the Pawan River. Ketapang is served by the Ketapang Airport which also called as Rahadi Osman Airport. Ketapang is named from the local Malay name for ketapang tree which is the Terminalia catappa. On 1936, Ketapang regency converted one of the districts called as Afdeling (a district in Dutch) in Keresidenan Kalimantan Barat known as Residents Western Afdeling van Borneo. On 1956, Ketapang regency became an autonomous regency in West Kalimantan area and ran by a regent known as bupati.
Rahadi Usman Airport or called as Rahadi Osman Airport also known as Ketapang Airport, is an airport in Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Rahadi Usman Airport is called after resident freedom fighter named Rahadi Usman. The airport elevated 14 metres (46ft) above sea level. Many airlines served to this airport such as from Nam Air, Susi Air, Garuda Indonesia, and Wings Air. There are many flights available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Rahadi Usman Airport daily.
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The major variations for Ketapang homestay are generated by travellers who generally come from Monday to Friday. For this excuse, you will normally get a low price if you stay in Ketapang during the weekend. You may not get any discount on flight tickets even though as many Ketapang’s come back home during that time. If probable, plan your trip to arrive on Friday morning and leave before Monday afternoon to prevent the big rush. If you want to visit Ketapang, all the flight to Asia are always more exclusive, especially during Christmas and summer seasons. Total, the month of March until mid of May and from October until mid of November are the appropriate time to fly from Cebu to Ketapang.
Citimall Ketapang – It is the shopping mall sited in Ketapang city centre. Here, you can see lots of shops that offer a big discount, especially during the holidays. Feel free to go and to shop here to you bring it home with you as a gift.
Al Ikhlas Grand Mosque – This is one of the main fascination places to visit. The building of this building is crafted with Islamic backdrop. The mosque is a wonderful and breath-taking view. Feel free to visit here and gain knowledge of this mosque for your extra experience.
Tua Pek Kong Pagoda - Tua Pek Kong Pagoda is one of the common attraction places among locals and tourists. This is because the landmark is so beautiful and popular for group pictures for memories. Moreover, the place is open to the public for free. Feel free to visit here once you come in Ketapang.