With President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and his entourage aboard, the Indonesia-1 aircraft took off from the Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta at 8:50 am local time and arrived at Kertajati at 9:21 a.m. West Indonesia Standard Time.
On arrival at the Kertajati Airport, the Indonesia One aircraft received a "water salute" while Jokowi was greeted by West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan, Transportation Minister Budi Sumadi, and Marine and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastututi, who also own a chartered airline Susi Air.
"Alhamdulillah, we have witnessed the first, official, and historic landing at the West Java International Airport of Kertajati," Jokowi remarked in his press statement.
The head of state then express hope that the new airport in West Java would be able to provide good service to Indonesians, who will use the airport.
"I also hope that the Kertajati Airport would have a positive economic impact on the people of Majalengka District, in particular, and West Java`s people, in general," Jokowi stated.
The inaugural landing of Indonesia One at the West Java International Airport was part of the series of presidential working visits in West Java for two days.