JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – PT Angkasa Pura (AP) II as the manager of Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport has begun to carry out the scenario of moving flight operations to 5 receiving airports (Recipient), On Saturday (22.1.2022)
The move was in line with the temporary closure of Halim Airport starting January 26, 2022 in the context of revitalization.
AP II President Director Muhammad Awaluddin said the flight operational transfer scenario was formulated by the Operation Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) team formed by AP II.
ORAT Team Together Interest Groups Among others, the Ministry of Transportation, the Regional I Airport Authority Office, AirNav Indonesia, airline, And ground handling has been preparing the displacement scenario since about two months ago”, he said in his statement in Jakarta, Sunday (23.1.2022).
The five receiving airports are Soekarno-Hatta Airport (Tangerang), Husein Sastranegara Airport (Bandung), Kertajati Airport (Majalengka), Pondok Cabe Airport (Jakarta), and Budiarto Airport (Tangerang).
Awaluddin said that insgesamt 21 flight operators consisting of 2 scheduled commercial airlines, 17 non-scheduled commercial airlines and 2 cargo airlines, with a total fleet of 67 aircraft, plus 12 military aircraft that will switch operations.
Meanwhile, AP II Director of Operations and Service, Muhamad Wasid, explained that non-scheduled commercial airlines from Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport were moved to Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Pondok Cabe Airport and Budiarto Airport.
Unscheduled commercial airline aircraft that have moved operations to Soekarno-Hatta Airport.
Execution-Move-Operator ground handling Planned On 22 To 24. Jan 2022.
Aflight safety and security facilities at the receiving airport are ensured to be able to handle fleet movements, taking into account facilities such as Runway, apron, Dan runway,” explained Muhammad Wasid.
Furthermore, the implementation of the operational transfer of 3 Air Squadron (Skadud) military flights is planned for 24. – 25. January 2022. Skadud 17 is moving to Soekarno-Hatta Airport, while Skadud 2 and Skadud 31 are to Husein Sastranegara Airport.
Also read: The History of Halim Perdanakusuma Airport Temporarily Closed
The scheduled transfer of a commercial airline (Citilink und Batik Air) am 25. January 2022 is planned to be carried out from Halim Airport, while the arrival of a number of destinations to Halim Airport will be transferred to Soekarno-Hatta Airport.
Kertajati Airport (Majalengka) is prepared to support the transfer of cargo aircraft placement, placement of RON aircraft (stay overnight), Flight-Charta, and Touch and Go Military Activities.
AP II ist ein ensures the operational shift scenario can run smoothly. Airlines asked to also inform passengers regarding operational transfers from Halim Airport to the receiving airport,” he said.
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