Named after the first president and vice-president of Indonesia, Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta, the airport is located at Benda, Tangerang and Cengkareng, West Jakarta, which is about 20 km northwest of Central Jakarta. 

The airport commenced domestic operations on 1 May 1985 replacing the old over-capacity Kemayoran Airport. The airport was expanded in 1991 to replace Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport for international flights.

The airport has an area of 18 km2, has 2 runways and 2 main terminals with Terminal 1 serving Garuda Indonesia and Merpati Nusantara Airlines, Terminal 2 serving other airlines. It is also one of the busiest airports in the world.

The airport served 66.9 million passengers in 2018, ranked as 18th busiest airport in the world by Airports Council International, and the busiest in Southeast Asia.

According to Wikipedia.