Banda Aceh Airport Departures
On arriving at the airport, be sure to have your ticket and passport handy. You may need to show them to security before being allowed into the check-in area of the terminal. You'll also need to have your baggage scanned. If departing on a domestic flight, you may also need to have your checked bags strapped at the security stations next to the baggage scanners (free service).
After checking-in for flights from Banda Aceh, you will need to pay the departure tax at the counter near the escalators up to the departure lounge. The departure tax is 25,000 Rupiah (3.00 USD) for domestic flights and 100,000 (12.00 USD) for international flights. International passengers will need to pass through immigration and then security to reach the depature lounge. It's worth noting that there are no shops or services within the departure lounge.
The departure tax is 25,000 Rupiah (3.00 USD) for domestic flights and 100,000 (12.00 USD) for international flights. Note, however, that as of 4 October 2012, the domestic departure tax for Garuda Indonesia customers has been included in the ticket price and does note need to be paid at the airport.