Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Keeping Expectations Grounded
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Keeping Expectations Grounded

Final Decision Said to be Imminent on Location of New North Bali Airport


Bali News: Keeping Expectations Grounded
Click Image to Enlarge

(1/17/2014)

While the debate continues of the final location for a proposed second international airport for Bali somewhere along the Island’s north shore, the provincial spokesperson, I Ketut Teneng, said a final decision on the location would be made near the end of January 2014.

Two sites are reportedly in the running located in Sumberkima west of Singaraja or Kubutambahan east of Singaraja.

Teneng said studies comparing the two sites are now before the Ministry of Transportation in Jakarta.

Estimates suggests whichever site is finally chosen, some 650 hectares of land will be needed to create a modern airport. The proposed site in Kubutambahan comprises only 400 hectares, meaning an additional 250-hectare must still be identified by the Buleleng Regency and the Province in order to allow the project to go ahead in that location.

A new site in north Kubutambahan has been identified that would require less displacement of existing households and businesses and an earlier Kubutambahan site. The quality of the proposed land is poor and arid, not suitable for agricultural pursuits. Teneng said these factors should make the acquisition of land for the project less problematic.

Teneng insisted the provincial government of Bali remains committed to creating an airport in North Bali in the regency of Buleleng. At the same time, the provincial spokesperson warned that all involved in developing the project must remain realistic in their expectations.

Ideally, he explained, in one month the new airport should be able to handle 10,000 passengers on an inbound and outbound basis. “Will this target be achieved or not? Don’t let us fail to hit that target and see the government suffer losses,” he said.

Reminding  that Bali is, after all, a small island, Teneng admitted it will be difficult to persuade people to fly into Buleleng when most tourists want to visit the southernmost tourist areas. Because of this, a supporting infrastructure of roads connecting the new airport with the South is also needed.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Noble Surrender
Bali Governor Extends Public Congratulations to New Indonesian President and Vice President
(7/25/2014)
The Connection Between Trash and Rabies
Animal Health Officials Link Poor Trash Management in Bali to Islandí Rabies Epidemic
(7/25/2014)
Local Teens Drown in Northeast Bali
3 Balinese Boys at Tulamben Die During Jukung Outing
(7/25/2014)
Stop the Press
Dug Smuggler Posing as a Reporter Arrested at Baliís Ngurah Rai Airport
(7/25/2014)
Loose Connections
Java-Bali High Voltage Submarine Cable Threatened by Shore Side Erosion
(7/24/2014)
Things That Go Bump in the Night
Mild Earthquake Off Southeast Coast of Bali on Thursday, July 24, 2014
(7/24/2014)
A Shocking Tragedy
Four Hospitalized with electrical Burns after Accident at Mantra Restaurant in Kerobokan, North Kuta
(7/24/2014)
A Voice from Ukraine. A Voice from Beyond
I Wayan Sujana: Born Bali - 1989 Died Ukraine -2014
(7/21/2014)
Calling all F&B Professionals
Join a Feast Breaking Gathering of Bali Culinary Professionals on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Pica Tapas Bar
(7/21/2014)
Bali, Mystical and Darkly Magic
Sťance Held to Communicate with one of the Balinese Victims of the Shoot Down of MH17
(7/21/2014)
The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Jazz
Ubud Jazz Festival August 8-9, 2014
(7/20/2014)
Tree of Death
Young Australian Designer Commits Suicide in Dalung, Bali
(7/20/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents