Study of Railway Transportation Mode Alternative Selection to Sultan Hasanuddin Airport, Makassar Ahmad Gofar Kusmayadi (a*), Sakti Adji Adisasmita (b), Muralia Hustim (b)
(a*) Magister Student, Department of Civil Engineering, Hasanuddin University, Makassar Indonesia
(b) Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Hasanuddin University, Makassar Indonesia
Railways as one of the modes of transportation in the national transportation system that cannot be separated from other modes of transportation need to develop their potential and increase their role as a regional link, both nationally and internationally to encourage and drive national development to improve people^s welfare. The purpose of this study was to analyze the characteristics of the rail transportation mode to Sultan Hasanuddin Airport, Makassar. The method in this research was conducted by survey using a questionnaire to the public about the choice of mode to be used from the city of Makassar to Sultan Hasanuddin airport, with 3 alternatives, it was trains, airport taxis, and private vehicles through 2 routes, namely new port, and Graha Pena. The results of the questionnaire were processed in the Stata 16 application using the logit model. The results obtained are railroad transportation mode is the main choice due to several variable factors, namely travel time and travel costs. The shorter travel time compared to other modes and the relatively lower prices were important factors for people to choose the rail transportation mode.
Keywords: Moda selection, logit model, Stata 16, Sultan Hasanuddin Airport, Train