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Angkasa Pura II Still Kaji Discourse on the Construction of Soekarno-Hatta II Airport

05 Dec 2018

TRIBUNNEWS.COM, TANGERANG - Regarding the discourse on the expansion of Soekarno-Hatta II Airport in Tangerang Regency, VP of Corporate Communication Angkasa Pura II, Yado Yarismo, said that currently the discourse is still in the learning stage in the field.

The development also requires stages to determine the capacity of aircraft passenger terminals and many of them.

"It is still being studied. The construction of Soekarno-Hatta II Airport will be carried out after Angkasa Pura II has completely revitalized the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport," Yado explained when confirmed on Wednesday (05/12/2018).

Yado explained, the revitalization included surgery and upgrading of terminal facilities at Soekarno-Hatta Airport.

The reason is, the terminal must meet capacity and can accommodate the movements of aircraft passengers.

"There is still a revitalization of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. After that, the construction of the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport II will be completed," Yado said.

Meanwhile, the Senior Manager of Branch Communication and Legal at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Febri Toga Simatupang said that he did not know about the planned construction of Soekarno-Hatta II Airport.

"We do not know the extent of the development plan. What is certain is that we have not received the latest notification," Febri explained.

The planned expansion of Soekarno-Hatta II Airport in Tangerang Regency, Banten, is considered the right step.

In addition to increasing the number of trips and services to the community, airport expansion also has an impact on the region.

In addition, the construction of the airport can also reduce the density of passengers who continue to increase each year.

The expansion of Soekarno-Hatta Airport will be built on reclaimed land planned to begin in 2020.

Based on a study by Angkasa Pura II, 2,000 hectares of land are needed and an investment of Rp 100 trillion is needed for the expansion of Soekarno-Hatta Airport.

The expansion of the airport which has been operating since 1985 was carried out to increase passenger capacity which is predicted to reach 100 million passengers by 2024, from 63 million passengers in 2017.

Author: Ega Alfreda
Editor: Imanuel Nicolas Manafe