Proceedings of the Conference on Global Research on Sustainable Transport (GROST 2017)

THE ACCESSIBILITY OF TRANSPORTATION TO SUPPORT TOURISM IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MENTAWAI ISLANDS

Authors
Lut Mafrudoh, Simon Gultom, Sekar Widyastuti Pratiwi, Prima Widiyanto
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Lut Mafrudoh
Available Online November 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/grost-17.2018.22How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Accessibility, Transportation, and Tourism
Abstract
The Municipality of Mentawai Islands is the only regency in West Sumatra Province in a form of islands which has different regional characteristics with other cities and regencies in the province. It consists of a small and large group of 99 islands surrounded by the Indian Ocean. The distance between the Municipality of Mentawai Islands and the provincial capital of Padang is about 62 nautical miles. Sea and air transports become main transportation. However, sea transport is often used rather than air transport. The only route of air transport is from Rokot to Padang and otherwise using small plane (Susi Air). Based on the results of the research, the transportation costs to experience the significant resources of Mentawai Islands with its natural scenery and underwater beauty is expensive due to the inadequate of transportation accessibility.
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Proceedings
Global Research on Sustainable Transport (GROST 2017)
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Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
November 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-449-1
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/grost-17.2018.22How to use a DOI?
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