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482 flights to Bali will not operate during Nyepi

Rabu 14 Mar 2018 21:13 WIB

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I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali.

I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali.

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Flights will start to operate on Sunday, March 18 at 06:00 am local time.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- PT Angkasa Pura I I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, has stated that 482 domestic and international flight schedules will not operate on Saturday (March 17). The airport would remain closed for 24 hours in honor of the Seclusion Day (Nyepi).

"The airport closure has already been known to all the airlines in the world, and we have been coordinating intensively with the airlines," General Manager of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Yanus Suprayogi, noted here on Wednesday.

Flights will not operate for 24 hours starting from Saturday (March 17) at 06.00 a.m. local time to Sunday (March 18) at 06.00 a.m. local time.

According to Suprayogi, the flights include 244 domestic and 238 international flights, with the most flight routes to Cengkareng in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Perth, and Surabaya.

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Angkasa Pura I, in cooperation with Airnav Indonesia of Denpasar Branch, had announced the airport closure to airlines and airports around the world through the Notice to Airman (Notam) number A-0117/18.

The temporary suspension of flight operations refers to the Letter of the Director General of Air Transportation number AU / 2696 / DAU / 223168/1796/99 dated September 1, 1999, on Ngurah Rai Airport Operation in Denpasar on Seclusion Day.

"The airlines have adjusted their schedule during the airport closing period," he remarked.

Although the airport would remain closed for 24 hours, it would still operate during an emergency.

Meanwhile, on Seclusion Day, airport managers will have 368 personnel on standby at the airport to anticipate emergencies, such as emergency landing or medical evacuations.

"We are also supported by Airnav, Immigration, Customs, Port Health, Ngurah Rai Air Force, Ngurah Rai Air Area Police, airline, and ground handling," he added.

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