Bandung, West Java (ANTARA News) - The Kertajati airport project in West Java will cost around Rp3.7 trillion, to be paid by the central governmernt West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan said.

The central government through the transport ministry will finance the construction of the international airport in the regency of Majalengka, the governor said here on Monday.

President Joko Widodo announced the decision on the project financing during his visit to Majalengka on Sunday.

The governor said construction of the runway and the monitoring tower will cost around Rp1.6 trillion and the terminal and other facilities will cost around Rp2.1 trillion.

The West Java administration is to pay only for the 1,800 hectare land clearing, the governor said, adding land clearing has been 1,000 hectares completed.(*)

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