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Permission from Ridwan Kamil Exits This Week, Extension of "Runway" of Kertajati Airport is Continued

02 Oct 2018

JAKARTA, - PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) or AP II was finally able to continue the development of Kertajati International Airport, Majalengka, West Java. This is mainly to extend the runway or runway. The work to extend the Kertajati International Airport runway from 2,500 meters to 3,000 meters had stagnated because there was no permit from the West Java Provincial Government. However, West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil was ready to give permission for Angkasa Pura II to immediately be able to continue the process of extending the runway. AP II Managing Director Muhammad Awaluddin claimed he had twice sent a letter regarding the permit to extend the land. He sent a letter in May and August, when Ahmad Heryawan was governor and Mochamad Iriawan became governor. Read also: Minister of Transportation Ensures that the Runway Extension of Kertajati Airport Can Be Implemented "Now the two letters have not been answered. Then one that was settled by Mr. Ridwan Kamil now is that this week a letter will be issued, a loan and land use loan for AP basis "I worked on the extension runway land," Awaluddin said at the Maritime Coordinating Ministry Building, Jakarta, Monday (10/10/2018). With this certainty, Awaluddin targets to be able to complete the runway extension of Kertajati International Airport by the end of this year. "The target is to finish before December 31, 2018, this year, so as not to carry over to 2019. God willing, it can be because the work space is still loose and the aircraft movement is still small so that it can work day or night. there are obstacles unless there are weather problems and so on, "he said. The budget that was released by Awaluddin for the extension of the land was reached hundreds of billions. "The funds are from us Rp.33 billion and we have appointed Adhi Karya's contractors and they are working but are now stopping to extend the runway," Awaluddin said. In addition to the extension of the runway, the fund was also used by Awaluddin for the widespread addition of aprons and the development of overlay-taxi ways that had already been completed.

Author: Ridwan Aji Pitoko
Editor: Erlangga Djumena