The Company was established on February 20, 1962 and was inaugurated based on the Government Regulation No. 33/1962. As the pioneer of commercial airport business in Indonesia, the duties and responsibilities of PN Angkasa Pura Kemayoran was to manage Kemayoran Airport in Jakarta as the first international airport in Indonesia. After managing the operations of Kemayoran Airport in Jakarta for two years, PN Angkasa Pura Kemayoran officially took over all assets and operations of Kemayoran Airport in Jakarta from the Ministry of Transportation on February 20, 1964. The Ministry of Transportation transferred all assets to the Company on February 20, 1964, which was then commemorated as the date of the Company’s establishment.
PN Angkasa Pura Kemayoran was highly committed to expanding the scope of work and opening up opportunities to manage other airports throughout Indonesia marked by the Company’s name change. On May 17, 1965, based on the Government Regulation No. 21/1965, PN Angkasa Pura Kemayoran changed its name to Perusahaan Negara (PN) Angkasa Pura. PN Angkasa Pura expanded its operational activities to gradually manage other airports in major Indonesian cities such as Denpasar, Medan, Surabaya, Balikpapan, and Ujung Pandang
Based on the Government Regulation No. 37 of 1974, the legal entity status of PN Angkasa Pura was changed to a Public Company (Perum). In 1985, Kemayoran International Airport was declared to stop operating and Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, which was known as Cengkareng Airport (CGK), replaced the role of Kemayoran Airport in Jakarta as the international gateway to Indonesia. At the same time, Perum Angkasa Pura II was established to manage Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and Kemayoran Airport. A year later, Perum Angkasa Pura changed its name to Perum Angkasa Pura I based on the Government Regulation No. 25 of 1986.