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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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Construction of a domestic departure terminal and special international terminal. Departure counters have been increased from 26 to 126.
  5. Contruction of a multi-level parking facility capable of serving 546 cars.
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