MEDAN, KOMPAS.com – The Provincial Government of North Sumatra fully supports the development of the International Airport Kualanamu in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra, as an international hub in the western region of Indonesia.
The North Sumatra Provincial Government has given assurances that it will support the development of Kualanmu Airport in accordance with regulations and regional development plans.
“This (the Kualanamu Airport development) will be good for North Sumatra and the surrounding community. Not just for Deli Serdang Regency, but for all the Regencies / Cities in North Sumatra, especially Medan as a lot of people will be coming. Later this economy will definitely move a lot, “said the Deputy Governor of North Sumatra, Musa Rajekshah, on Thursday (12/30/2021) in front of reporters in Medan City.
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Musa said Kualanamu Airport development would take many workers. In addition, the development of Kualanamu Airport will have an impact on the surrounding area.
“We hope that this development goes according to plan and that this cooperation will continue in accordance with the work goal of the government of the Deli Serdang government, and Provincial Government of North Sumatra ready to support this, ”said Musa.
As is well known, PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) has chosen the GMR Airports Consortium as a strategic partner in the development of Kualanamu Airport.
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The GMR Airports Consortium is a strategic investor owned by the GMR Group from India and the Aéroports de Paris Group (ADP).
This consortium is a network of airport operators that serve most of the world’s passengers.
GMR Airport currently manages Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, then Hyderabad International Airport in India, Bidar Airport in India, Mactan Cebu International Airport in the Philippines and is developing Goa International Airport in India, Visakhapatnam International Airport in India and the Crete International Airport in Greece.
WP II and the GMR Airports Consortium will become shareholders in the joint venture company (JVCo), PT Angkasa Pura Aviasi, which will manage Kualanamu International Airport. AP II controls a majority of 51 percent of the shares in PT Angkasa Pura Aviasi, while the GMR Airports Consortium holds 49 percent.
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BUMN II Deputy Minister Kartika Wirjoatmodjo said that the strategic partnership between AP II and global partners will accelerate the development and competitiveness of Kualanamu International Airport in ASEAN in line with the goal of Kualanamu International Airport to become an international hub, would increase.
“The strategic partnership between AP II and global partners can strengthen the capital structure and strengthen the application of global best practices in the management and development of Kualanamu International Airport. As for the existing assets as well as the results of the future asset development within the framework of this cooperation, AP II will be 100 percent owner, ”he said in an official statement on Tuesday (23/11/2021).
The management and development of Kualanamu International Airport is under a strategic partnership program for a period of 25 years with a cooperation value of approximately 6 billion US dollars including investments from strategic partners of at least 15 trillion rupees.
In the 25th year of the partnership, Kualanamu Airport is expected to have a passenger traffic of up to 54 million people, the equivalent of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.
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