Covering an area of ​​347 ha, IKN Airport can accommodate Jumbo aircraft News – 2 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi revealed that the National Capital Airport (IKN) Nusantara in December 2024 will be able to serve wide-body aircraft such as Boeing-777 and Airbus-A380. Where construction has started today.

The construction of IKN airport will be accelerated within 2 years with a multiple contract in 2023 – 2024, so that it can be operated in mid-2024. It is hoped that it will soon be able to provide limited services, to support services and activities in the capital city of the archipelago.

“God willing, we will complete (construction) in June 2024, we are working on this together with the Ministry of PUPR on the air side and with the Ministry of Transportation on the land side,” said Budi Karya during the ground breaking at Nusantara Capital Airport, Wednesday (1/11/2023) .

The Minister of Transportation said that later this 347 hectare airport would provide limited services in July 2024, for aircraft such as the Airbus-300. Then in December wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 777 and Airbus 380 were also able to land.

“Where we can provide limited service efforts in July, in the sense of the word Airbus-300 in July can land and in December Triple 7 (Boeing 777) and (Airbus) 380 can land at this airport,” said Budi Karya.

President Jokowi Groundbreaking IKN Airport, November 1 2023Photo: President Jokowi Groundbreaking of IKN Airport, November 1 2023
President Jokowi Groundbreaking IKN Airport, November 1 2023

For your information, IKN Airport has a runway of 3000 x 45 meters and is capable of landing large-body aircraft such as the Boeing 777-300 ER and Airbus A380. The apron capacity can accommodate 3 large body aircraft (Wide Body) plus 1 small body aircraft (Narrow Body), or 7 small body aircraft (Narrow Body), and the helipad capacity accommodates 3 (three) helicopters.

The design of the airport terminal carries the feel of a Long House or a special house typical of the Dayak tribe. Also the Rangkok Bird, and typical Kalimantan curved line paintings.

Later this airport will have facilities, VVIP Terminal, VIP Terminal, GSE Parking, Air Side Check Post, Guard Post, Hangar, Cargo, Catering, DPPU, Pump House, STP & WTP, Substation Power House, Workshop / GSE Maintenance, Worship Building , Offices, Quarantine Building, Canteen, Official Residence, TPS, Meteorology, EOC, PKP PK, Power House, PLN Substation, ATC Tower.

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