Seeing Kertajati Airport Design, Minister Luhut: I'm Proud

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Sunday, May 27 2018 - 21:41 IWST

Coordinating Minister for Marine Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan when he saw Kertajati Airport
Coordinating Minister for Marine Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan when he saw Kertajati Airport

INDUSTRY.co.id - Majalengka, Coordinating Minister for Marine Affairs Luhut B. Pandjaitan expressed his admiration for the design of West Java International Airport (BIJB) Kertajati.

It was delivered after accompanying President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) in the first landing at the airport, some time ago.

"I really see the airport (airport) is proud, because this is an airport design made by the people of Indonesia," said Minister Luhut after looking at the state of the airport.

Minister Luhut also appreciate the construction work of the airport which he thinks is quite neat.

"The job is pretty neat. This in Indonesia, this may be one of the best. And most importantly, will make economic growth better in this region. There will be Aerocity, yesterday I saw in India just 1500 hectares, here 3200 hectares, so it will be good, "he said.

Minister Luhut said there are several reasons why it would be better, firstly, Bandung Toll Road is in the process of completion of land acquisition, next year is expected to be completed. Secondly, people from Cirebon if you want to Kertajati Airport not to Jakarta need anymore. Third is the port of Patimban which will be the place of import export of cars.

"Later there will also be industrial park of Bekasi, Karawang, Purwakarta which distance about 100 km through toll," he said.

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