New Jakarta Airport
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The New Jakarta Airport is a proposed development to serve as an alternative to Soekarno-Hatta Airport. Karawang International Airport was a proposed airport development project near Jakarta, Indonesia. The project was expected to be operational by 2020, however, Indonesia's Ministry of Transport confirmed the government will no longer pursue development plans for Karawang Airport as the proposed site is part of a conserved forest. Currently, the government is working with PT Angkasa Pura II a new site for the development.
Dec-2019. Indonesia's Karawang Development Planning Board (Bappeda) head Eka Sanatha said construction of New Jakarta Airport in Karawang, West Java will commence in 2028. He added: "It will be located somewhere between Ciampel and Pangkalan districts.
Feb-2019. Angkasa Pura II (AP II) plans to conclude a feasibility study on the New Jakarta Airport greenfields project by the end of 2019. The airport is estimated to require around IDR1 trillion (USD7 billion).
Oct-2018. Indonesia's Government plans to located the New Jakarta Airport on reclaimed land approximately 15km north of Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. The USD10 billion airport will act as an overflow facility for Soekarno-Hatta, and will potentially be operated as public private partnership between Angkasa Pura II and private investors.
Aug-2018. Indonesia's Minister of State Owned Enterprises Rini Soemarno stated the government is progressing plans to develop the New Jakarta Airport. The IDR100 trillion (USD6.83 billion) project is due for completion in 2024 and will be located 10km from the existing Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.
Jul-2018. Angkasa Pura II is reconsidering plans to develop a new airport in Karawang, West Java to alleviate congestion at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.
Jan-2017. Indonesia government instructed PT Angkasa Pura II to study the feasibility of developing a second airport to support Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK II). Indonesia forecast the dual airport system will handle around 100 million passengers in 2025. The government expects the feasibility study for CGK II to complete by 2017 and the proposal to be presented shortly after.
Jan-2016. Indonesia Transport Minister Ignatius Jonan confirmed the government will no longer pursue development plans for Karawang Airport as the proposed site is part of a conserved forest. According to the Minister, the government and PT Angkasa Pura I still plans to develop an airport in the region but will have to reconsider a location.
Nov-2014. Jakarta's Government has cancelled plans to construct a new airport in Marunda, electing to develop the proposed Karawang International Airport to complement service operations at Jakarta Soekarno Hatta Airport, according to Jakarta Governor Basuki Purnama. Mr Purnama confirmed: "We have cancelled our plans to construct an airport at Marunda. The air traffic is already very heavy in Jakarta. Adding an airport in Marunda would disturb the current air traffic arrangement." The Governor has requested the Indonesian Government to transfer land owned by the state-owned forestry operator, Perhutani, to the local government for the development. Mr Purnama advised: "We could save trillions of rupiah if we build an airport on Perhutani’s land because we do not need to spend money for land acquisition."
Oct-2013. Ministry of Transportation air transportation director general Herry Bakti Singayuda said the government hopes to complete administrative processes for the Karawang Airport project by the end of 2013. Mr Herry said investors for the project would be sought in 1H2014 with a view to commencing construction immediately. It will be developed in several stages to its capacity of 70 million passengers p/a.
Sep-2013. Lion Air Group submitted a proposal to the Government for the construction of the new airport at Karawang.
Indonesia's Minister of Transport E E Mangindaan said the development of the proposed Karawang International Airport should be accelerated to meet demand and reduce congestion at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Mr Mangindaan said construction of the new airport may be delayed by at least one year due to a land use review being undertaken by the West Java Provincial Government. Mr Mangindaan said the Ministry hopes to have the first stage of the new airport operational by 2020.
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