Settlement Feasibility Analysis Using The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Method, Kuta Baro Sub-District, Aceh Besar District

  • Akmal Muhni Universitas Syiah Kuala


The use of land resources for settlements is generally determined by the capability of the land or the appropriateness of the land. Residential area planning must consider the risk of a disaster because it will have an impact on material and physical losses. Administratively, the research area is located in the north of Kuta Baro Sub-District, Aceh Besar District, Aceh Province with a research area of about 12 km2. The research location which is close to the Seulawah Agam volcano will cause potential impacts of disasters such as volcanic eruption and landslide. The purpose of analyzing settlement land use using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) method in this study is to determine and analyze the feasibility of residential land at the research location. The parameters used in the land use analysis consist of 5 parameters including rock lithology, geomorphological conditions, slope, soil type, and rainfall. The results obtained in this study were 3 (three) classes of land use feasibility zones, namely the feasible zone, the less feasible zone, and the unfeasible zone. Analysis of land use suitability based on the feasible zone for settlements in Kuta Baro District with lowland geomorphology (0 - 8% slope level), rock lithology in the form of silt deposits, low rainfall, and alluvium soil types which have a very low level of erosion.


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How to Cite
Akmal Muhni. (2021). Settlement Feasibility Analysis Using The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Method, Kuta Baro Sub-District, Aceh Besar District. JURNAL HADRON, 3(1), 1-9.