Construction of Kertajati Airport Reaches 80 percent

Ending the year 2017, the development progress of West Java International (BIJB), in Kertajati District, Majalengka Regency has reached 80 percent. The achievements for the land side are recorded per Sunday, December 17, 2017.

“Related to the progress for the land side, up to December 17 has reached 80 percent,” said Head of Public Relations and General of Project Management Unit of PT BIJB Rizkita Tjahjono Widodo, Thursday, December 21, 2017.

Development for the land side where PT BIJB became the executor of this development, divided into three packages of workmanship. The first package worked by PT Adhi Karya (Persero) Tbk. including infrastructure work in the form of ramps interchanges, roads, drainage, and landscaping has been completed 100 percent.

“The one package for this infrastructure scope has reached 100 percent,” Dodo said.

Furthermore, for package two, which includes the main construction of the passenger terminal is almost reached almost three quarters or about 73.2 percent. Package two with service providers from KSO PT Wijaya Karya and PT Pembangunan Perumahan (PP) Property, currently still focusing on completing a peacock-like roof. This roof will be the airport icon owner of three letter code ‘KJT’ from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

“Package two of this we are talking about the terminal, interior, facade work and roof boarding lounges In early February all of this roof truss will cover the entire terminal,” said. Installation of this roof stretches 96 meters with steel seamles.

As for the package of three includes the construction of operational buildings that work by PT Waskita Karya is nearing perfect that is 92 percent. PT Waskita is given responsibility to work on airport operational support facilities such as incenerator, meteorology, ground water tank, regional road, sub station and airport fire safety device.

Shifting to the readiness of the runway which will be expanded to 3,500 meters x 60 meters by the Ministry of Transportation is currently progressing more than 90 percent. With the length of the runway confirmed that the presence of the projected BIJB haj airport in 2018 can be landed wide-bodied aircraft.

So also with the physical construction of the tower as an air navigation facility operated Airnav is almost completed. Tower with kujang ornaments?
it is currently live done finishing.

Seeing the overall physical development that has been achieved at this time he believes, all the work both from the side of land and air can be completed according to the target of the beginning of 2018. So that the target BIJB operate in mid-2018 even an optimistic pilgrimage embarkation was done.

“Target in accordance with what the directors say that soft launching can be done in April and the grand launching of June 2018,” closed Dodo.