Ngurah Rai Airport Bali Closes 24 Hrs
By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, November 27 2017 - 13:00 IWST
Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai di Bali dan Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar Raih Penghargaan Dunia
INDUSTRY.co.id - Denpasar - I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Managers, Bali, temporarily shut down flight operations for 24 hours due to the impact of the spread of volcanic ash in the local airport airspace.
"Airport closes at 07.00 WITA," said Head of Public Relations of PT Angkasa Pura I I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Arie Ahsanurrohim to the media crew in Denpasar on Monday (27/11/2017)
According to Arie, volcanic ash has closed the airspace at the airport to touch level two.
He explains visually the volcanic ash of thin particles at the airport until 05.30 WITA.
"But the air space is covered with volcanic ash," he said.
Temporary airport closure is valid from 07.15 WITA to 07.00 WITA on Tuesday (28/11).
The Ministry of Transportation, he said, has issued a "notice to airman" (note) or warning to the airlines in the world related to the closure of the airport with number A-4242/17.
The data of Angkasa Pura I Ngurah Rai Airport mentioned up to 23:59 WITA on Sunday (26/11) the total schedule of domestic flight that was canceled and departed reached 39 and for the international schedule reached 57 good schedules that arrived and departed.
The cancellation was made the airline itself since Saturday (25/11/2017).