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Halim Perdanakusuma Airport Temporarily Closed Starting Today, All 67 Commercial Airplanes Have Been Moved to the Receiving Airport

26 Jan 2022

Most of the fleet will be operated at Soekarno-Hatta Airport


Jakarta - Halim Perdanakusuma Airport starting today, January 26, 2022, will be temporarily closed in the context of revitalization in accordance with Presidential Regulation Number 9 of 2022.

PT Angkasa Pura II informs that all commercial aircraft operated by scheduled and unscheduled commercial airlines, a total of 67 aircraft units have been gradually transferred on 22-25 January 2022 to the recipient airport according to the scenario prepared by the Operation Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) team. ) together with relevant stakeholders including the Ministry of Transportation, Airport Authority Region I, AirNav Indonesia and airlines.

The last commercial aircraft that moved from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport was N881SG - Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) which took off at around 23.36 WIB to Soekarno-Hatta Airport.

“The scenario for moving commercial aircraft from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport to the receiving airport is going very smoothly. We thank all parties for the excellent collaboration so that in 4 days, January 22-25, 2022, all scheduled and unscheduled commercial airline aircraft have moved from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, "said President Director of AP II Muhammad Awaluddin.

The airport that receives the most movements of scheduled and unscheduled commercial airline aircraft from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport is Soekarno-Hatta Airport, which is 7 units of scheduled commercial airline aircraft and 42 units of non-scheduled commercial airline aircraft.

Muhammad Awaluddin said Soekarno-Hatta Airport had optimized the existing parking stands to accept aircraft transfers from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport.

"Soekarno-Hatta Airport has a parking stand that can park up to 270 aircraft, so the capacity is very ready to accept aircraft transfers from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport."

Furthermore, Muhammad Awaluddin said coordination with the airline had certainly been done regarding the placement of aircraft and also the aircraft passenger terminal.

"Through this aircraft transfer, Soekarno-Hatta Airport can support the revitalization of Halim Perdanakusuma Airport while ensuring national flight connectivity is maintained," explained Muhammad Awaluddin.

Unscheduled and scheduled commercial flights at Soekarno-Hatta Airport
Passenger departures for non-scheduled commercial flights at Soekarno-Hatta Airport will be made through the Commercial Important Person (CIP) Lounge located in the Terminal 1 building area.

The CIP Lounge itself is managed by PT Angkasa Pura Solusi with facilities including executive lounge, meeting room, dining room, praying room, co-working desk, airside transfer to aircraft and airside transfer from aircraft.

Meanwhile, as of January 26, 2022, Batik Air and Citilink scheduled commercial flights which were previously operated at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport are now starting to operate at Soekarno-Hatta Airport. Batik Air operates in Terminal 2E, meanwhile Citilink operates in Terminal 3.

Along with the temporary closure of Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in the context of revitalization, VVIP and VIP flights are now also being carried out at Soekarno-Hatta Airport.

Soekarno-Hatta Airport itself has a VIP Terminal located in the Terminal 3 area which, among other things, is functioned to serve flights for state guests.