26-Jul-2011 3:37 PM

Soekarno-Hatta to recieve USD1.37bn renovation

Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation announced that Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport will receive a USD1.36 billion renovation entirely funded by Angkasa Pura II (Jakarta Globe, 26-Jul-2011). Construction will commence in 2012 and complete in 2014. Changes included completing development of Terminal 3 by 2013, renovating terminals one and two, constructing a new cargo terminal by 2013. Other improvements include an automated transportation system linking the terminals as well as a shopping mall and a hotel. Vice Presidential Spokesman Boediono’s said it was hoped that the number of passengers would increase to 62 million passengers p/a by 2014, adding “that will mean increasing the apron capacity from the current 125 aircraft to 174 aircraft.”