MAJALENGKA-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher) said President Joko Widodo is scheduled to inaugurate the construction of the West Java International Airport (BIJB) Kertajati on Thursday (01/14/16).
This was disclosed directly by Aher after reviewing development projects of BIJB in Kertajati, Majalengka on Tuesday (12/01/16).
"BIJB is national project, so it is proper to be inaugurated by the President," he said.
Until this time, the working process had been completed up to 2.5 km and it will be completed this year. The central government will disburse fund up to Rp 200 billion for the completion of 500 meter.
Other facilities such as the construction of infrastructure or accessibility to the airport has been completed up to 4.8 percent and it is currently being conducted preparation for the installation of piles main building. While for the air side has reached 80 percent.
The airport targeted to begin operation in 2017 will be the best airport in Indonesia, because BIJB Kertajati is the only airport in Indonesia which is designed with the completeness of Aero-city.
According to Aher, with the runway of 3 km, West Java International Airport (BIJB) Kertajati able to be landed for the super jumbo aircraft such as the A380.
"We have a runway 3 km. Insyallah the jumbo aircraft such as the A380 able to land here,” said Aher.