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Arriving in Belitung, the G20 Ministrial Meeting Delegation Was Impressed by the Welcoming at HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport

07 Sep 2022

HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport showcases the uniqueness of Belitung as one of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia


Jakarta - PT Angkasa Pura II and the Belitung Regency Government are preparing the HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport in Tanjung Pandan, Belitung, to support the successful implementation of the 2022 G20 Indonesia Presidency.

The airport, which is located on one of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia, welcomed the arrival of more than 150 G20 participants on 5 - 8 September 2022 to attend The G20 Ministrial Meeting.

VP of Corporate Communications AP II Akbar Putra Mardhika, participants of The G20 Ministrial Meeting, arrive regularly at HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport starting September 5, 2022.

"The delegates and participants of The G20 Ministrial Meeting in Belitung were very impressed with the welcome they received from the moment they arrived at HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport. At the airport, they were able to get to know Belitung through various ornaments, crafts and paintings that adorn the passenger terminal of the plane."

"Every corner at the HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport passenger terminal is beautified, starting from the arrival hall, arrival area, baggage claim area, departure area to the boarding lounge area. HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport displays and introduces Bangka Belitung culture to the G20 delegates," said Akbar Putra Mardhika.

Some of Belitung's cultural treasures that are displayed to beautify HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport are typical Belitung batik cloths that have bright colors with various flora and fauna motifs on this island.

At the airport, various bamboo handicraft ornaments are also displayed in Belitung, as well as simpor leaf ornaments, which are typical forest plants with a myriad of benefits for the local community.

Not to forget, in the corridor of passenger arrival to the terminal, a garden with ocean nuances and the Belitung geopark is also designed which shows the beauty of the Bangka Belitung Islands.

The passenger terminal is also equipped with various paintings by Belitung artists.

“AP II and the Belitung Regency Government also carried out G20 branding at HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport as a publication of G20 activities in Belitung. A memorable spot has also been prepared at HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport as a place that the G20 delegates will always remember that they had set foot on one of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia," said Akbar Putra Mardhika.

HAS Airport Executive General Manager Hanandjoeddin Khaerul Asidiqi said all air side facilities were also functioning properly so that the flights of the G20 delegates were smooth.

"AP II together with all stakeholders including airlines and ground handling have prepared operational simulations in welcoming VIP and regular flights for all G20 delegates who will take part in activities in Belitung."

"Slot time at the airport is confirmed to be available for the delegates' flights. Medical evacuation helicopters are also prepared during the G20 activities as an anticipation step if urgent medical treatment is needed," said Khaerul Asidiqi.

Furthermore, Khaerul Asidiqi said that the handling of baggage by the ground handling party was also ensured according to the established standards.

AP II also collaborates with Customs, Quarantine and Immigration so that direct international flights from and to HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport can be carried out smoothly.

AP II and the Belitung Regency Government also prepared special personnel to welcome the arrival of the G20 delegates. It is hoped that HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport can give an unforgettable positive impression for the G20 delegates.