BANGKA, KOMPAS.com – The preparation of the HAS Hanandjoeddin airport is in the spotlight before the meeting of development ministers G20 in Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.
Minister of National Development Planning (PPN/Bappenas) Suharso Monoarfa said a number of countries have confirmed their presence on the agenda at Belitung from September 7-9, 2022.
“The airport must be a concern given that the enthusiasm of delegates to attend Belitung is very high,” Bali’s Monoarfa said via zoom app on Thursday (8/11/2022).
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The delegates who have confirmed their presence in Belitung are Japan, Turkey, United States of America, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Russia, United Arab Emirates and South Africa.
Meanwhile, Germany, Argentina, France, Africa, Spain and China have so far failed to apply for flights from Singapore. However, there are requests from each country to travel directly to Belitung from their country.
Bappenas’ Ervan Maksum said Batik Air, Lion Air, Sriwijaya, NAM Air, Citilink and Garuda airlines said they were ready to support the G20 event in Bengkulu by operating eight flights from CGK-TJQ (Cengkareng -Tanjung Pandan).
The details are 6 flights direct1 transit flight to PGK Pangkalpinang and 1 additional flight.
“The estimated seat requirement for flights from Jakarta to Tanjung Pandan on September 5-7, 2022 is 908 seats, including 174 business class seats. While the return flow is expected to start from September 8-11, 2022,” a- he declared.
Executive General Manager (EGM) Angkasa Pura II (Persero) HS Airport. Hanandjoeddin, Khaerul Asidiqi said that with the addition of CGK-TJQ flights to 8, his party said they can accommodate him as so far the time slot at Tanjung Pandah airport was still 50%.
“It’s just that we will rearrange the parking lot,” Khaerul Asidiqi said.
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In addition, Tanjung Pandan Airport and Air Base continue to make improvements and complete infrastructure ranging from remodeling, VIP rooms to road infrastructure.
As for the other things that hinder the health facilities, in particular related to the assignment of several medical specialists to be placed in Belitung and the unavailability of the Air Medical Evacuation.
Then, in preparation for the event venue and accommodation, Tanjung Kelayang Special Economic Zone (KEK) representative Daniel Alexander said that the construction progress of the venue center has reached 80%. and that there were 40 suites for accommodation.
The committee was asked to present a first impression that Indonesia is an archipelagic country.
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