Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Garuda Indonesia open a flight route to Babullah Airport, Ternate

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Garuda Indonesian Airlines will open flights route to Babullah Airport, Ternate, North Maluku, to support an efficient air transportation to and from this province. "Garuda Indonesia plans to open the flights route to Ternate early April 2010," said Head of Babullah Airport,  Taslim Badaruddin, in Ternate.

The aircraft will be used in flights to and from Ternate is the Boeing 737 NG with 110 passenger capacity on a route Jakarta - Manado - Ternate every day. Taslim says Garuda Indonesia actually began to open flights to Ternate since 2009, but was delayed because the Babullah airport still repaired as an extension of the runway and passenger terminal building.

The improvement of Babullah Airport, Ternate actual unfinished, but especially for the extension of runway from 2100 meters to 2400 is finish, so that the Garuda Indonesia decided to open a flight route to Ternate. The runway of Babullah airport facility is also equipped with lights so the flight can be served at night.

Taslim added with a Garuda Indonesia flight to Babullah Airport is expected to further improve the smooth flow of air transportation to and from Ternate, and encourage economic growth in this area."We have seven airlines that opened the route to the airport flight Babullah Ternate, the Wings Air, Merpati, Express Air, Lion Air, Batavia Air, Sriwijaya Air, and  Trigana Air with frequency of 20 flights daily.