VP Kalla visits planned location of Yogyakarta new airport

VP Kalla visits planned location of Yogyakarta new airport

Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla. (ANTARA/Anis Efizudin)

Kulon Progo (ANTARA News) - Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla inspected the planned location of an international airport in Temon sub-district, Kulon Progo district, Yogyakarta, Saturday.

The Vice President and his entourage arrived at Congot Temon radar in Kulon Progo at mid-day.

During the visit, the Vice President was accompanied by National Development Planning Minister/Head of the National Development Agency (Bappenas) Sofyan Djalil, Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Yuddy Chrisnandi, Communication and Information Minister Rudiantara, Yogyakarta Governor Sri Sultan HB X, and Director of state airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I Paulina.

Kalla later held a closed-door meeting to hear explanations from the state airport operator on a plan for the construction of the new airport and the construction of railway tracks to support the operation of the airport.

The development of the new airport is now in the phase of socialization and land measurement.

(Reported by Sutarmi/KR-BSR/S012)