• Ministry of Transportation Continues to Develop Airport in the Outlying Territory of the NKRI

    JAKARTA – The Ministry of Transportation (Kemhub) continues to fix a number of airports that already exist. Kemhub also built a number of new airports, complete with the launch of pioneer flights to remote areas, while maintaining the safety, security and comfort aspects.

    As reported by account @ kemhub151, “The goal is to spur economic growth in the area as well as improve accessibility, especially in potential tourist destinations.”

    More important than the development of infrastructure projects, is to launch the distribution of commodities to reduce price disparity between regions. This step is in line with Nawacita agenda of the third point, which is to build Indonesia from the edge by strengthening the regions and villages with the framework of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia.

    “Various breakthroughs of air transport infrastructure development have been done by the Ministry of Transportation within 3 years of government service of President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla. During that time, connectivity using airplane mode in the foremost, remote and prone areas of disaster, always get the highest priority, “said aun remsi Kemhub.

    In a separate place, Agus Pramuka when representing the Directorate General of Air Transportation in the Discussion at Balitbang Perhubungan, there are several airports in the outermost areas and hatch with the state built about Kemhub.

    “They are Letung Airport, Natuna Islands, Tahuna Airport, Saumlaki Airport, and a number of airports in Papua and West Paua,” said Agus.

    The construction of several airports in the outer regions of the Republic of Indonesia, according to Agus, is intended to increase connectivity, smoothen the distribution of goods and services as well as to develop the regional economy.

    “For certain areas, such as natuna and Tahuna for example, can also encourage the development of tourism destinations in the area, and Indonesia in general,” said Agus. (Helmi)

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    Sources: http://beritatrans.com/2017/11/09/kemhub-terus-kembangkan-bandara-di-daerah-terluar-nkri/
    Translated by Aryaputra PandeBIC

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