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Angkasa Pura II officially managed West Java international Airport

22 Jan 2018
Today Monday, January 22, 2018, PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) signed a Cooperation Agreement (PKS) for the Implementation of Airport Services at West Java International Airport (BIJB) together with the West Java provincial government. The signing of the PKS was carried out by PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) President Director Muhammad Awaluddin, West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan and President Director of PT West Java International Airport Virda Dimas Ekaputra witnessed by Minister of National Development Planning (PPN) / Bappenas Bambang P. S Brodjonegoro and Chairperson of the West Java Province DPRD Ineu Purwadewi Sundari.

The signing of the PKS is a follow-up of the framework commitment and memorandum of understanding signed with PT BIJB last July so that it will place PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) as the operator or manager of West Java International Airport to carry out joint operations (KSO) Implementation of Airport Services, including operation and maintenance of airports during the term of the agreement.

The President Director of PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) explained "AP II will operate all land-side assets from BIJB including those related to Airport Services and Airport-Related Services. The point is that overall the operation of BIJB will be carried out by AP II and we believe our presence can contribute to increasing national and local economic growth ".

The period of this joint operation will be established and valid for 17 (seventeen) years in which PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) will manage BIJB until 2035 with corporate share ownership between 25% -49%.
After signing the PKS, the next plan of PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) will form a Team of Operation Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) together with PT BIJB and the Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation. Later the ORAT Team will be tasked with arranging pre-operational preparations for the airport to ensure airport operational readiness, including conducting an inventory of assets and required due diligence.

After the signing, AP II will focus on 3 things, namely:
1. Acceleration of completion of project construction;
2. Accelerating airport operations to support Hajj Transportation Flights in June 2018; and
3. Add runway extension from 2500 m x 60 m to 3000 m x 60 m.

In its initial operation, BIJB has a terminal with a capacity of 5 million passengers per year and its ultimate capacity is planned to be able to serve 18 million passengers per year.

"Later in BIJB we will also implement and improve soft infrastructure such as other AP II airports in providing services to passengers in the Smart Airport program to improve customer experience through mobile applications and streamline airport operations by building digital infrastructure at BIJB. One of them is the use of the INDONESIA AIRPORTS mobile application and also the iPERFORM operational application, "said Awaluddin.