BANDUNG - West Java International Airport BIJB Kertajati stated its readiness to become a busy airport. This was disclosed by BIJB Director Muhammad Singgih during the program to open with the media in Bandung on Friday (05/17/2019).
"Both our technical and supporting facilities are ready," said Singgih.
According to Singgih, the last preparations prepared were office facilities for airlines that will operate in Kertajati.
"At the end of May, everything is ready. If the media looks at the airport now, the airline office facilities are ready, just finishing small things," he explained.
But there is still something that the BIJB is still waiting for, namely the runway certification that is still in the process of being issued by the authorities.
"The length of the runway is now three thousand meters, has been verified by the authorities, and verbally it has been declared worthy of just waiting for the publication of its certification" said Singgih
This was expressed by BIJB Director Muhammad Singgih regarding the decision of the transportation ministry to move the flight routes outside Java, from the Husein Sastranegara Bandung airport
"The Java flight route will begin on June 17, and we have also collected the airline regarding this decision, and they all are ready to move to Kertajati," he explained.
In addition to the transfer of flight routes outside Java, Kertajati is also ensured to be the second Hajj embarkation in West Java after Bekasi, and will begin in the 2019 pilgrimage and return. (Pun)