Bali Airport Ready to Handle 20,000 IMF-World Bank Delegates
Bali Ngurah Rai Aiport Undergoes 5-Phase Upgrade to Prepare for Onslaught of IMF-World Bank Delegate October 12-14, 2018
Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport is now in readiness to welcome an estimated 18,000 delegates, including several heads of State, attending the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – World Bank Conference October 10-12, 2018.
Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, the General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura I, Yanus Suprayogi, said, “Five packets of airport development in preparation for IMF-World Bank Conference have been completed and are ready for use.”
Awaiting a final green light and safety verification from the Director General of Civil Aviation are the following five improvements that have cost Rp. 2.2 trillion to install at the 285-hectare airport.
- The development of six new parking apron areas on the western side of the airport that will be used for parking VVIP aircraft coming to Bali for the IMF-World Bank Conference. One apron area will have the capacity of accommodating 13 parked aircraft.
- The development of four more apron areas on the eastern side of the airport for VVIP aircraft parking. This project entailed the movement of a waste water treatment facility.
- The design and development of a VVIP facility, an operational command for the Indonesian Air Force and the consruction of an aircraft maintenance facility. The VVIP building has two sections – one for VIPs and one VVIP.
- Construction of a domestic departure terminal and special international terminal. Departure counters have been increased from 26 to 126.
- Contruction of a multi-level parking facility capable of serving 546 cars.