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Tangerang - Soekarno-Hatta International Airport has been named the airport with the connection of the most or most connected 2nd scheduled flights in Asia Pacific and the 10th connected World beating large airports such as Incheon Korea, KLIA Malaysia and Hongkong Airport based on 2018 International Index Megahubs report - The World's Most Internationally Connected Airports issued by the British air travel intelligence agency, OAG.
In the report, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport gets 249 connectivity index values or only 4 points adrift of Changi International Airport - Singapore which has an index value of 253.
As for the process of determining the index value, OAG calculates the total possibility of airport connectivity for flights arriving and exiting within a period of 6 hours. Where the criteria for determining connectivity include international flights to and from these airports (single international connections) and international flights including domestic to international, international to domestic, and international to international.
PT Angkasa Pura II's President Director, Muhammad Awaluddin said, "Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is the busiest airport in Indonesia with the number of movements in 2017 reaching more than 63 million passengers per year. To accommodate the growing number of passengers that continue to rise, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport continues to preen both on the land and air sides, to maximize its potential. "
In 2017, passenger flows at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport reached 63 million passengers, which placed it as the 17th busiest airport in the world. With passenger estimates in 2018 which will reach 68 million passengers, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport continues to develop infrastructure in order to increase passenger capacity such as the construction of east cross taxiways, runway 3, revitalization of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, and the construction of Terminal 4.
Through the development of infrastructure, the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport can increasingly compete to become an airport of national pride and contribute to the growth of tourism and the Indonesian economy.