I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, optimizes operating hours by adjusting the traffic of existing flights starting on February 18, 2021.
This policy has been approved through Notice To Airmen (NOTAM) Number A0363 / 21 regarding changes to airport operating times and through meetings with related parties at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali.
The decision to change operating hours, which was previously at 07.00-23.00, was changed to 07.00-20.00 seeing a decrease in flight traffic.
Regarding the number of aircraft at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, we are taking steps to optimize the operating hours where the movement rate of 10-14 existing aircraft per hour can be optimized. However, for the capacity we have, we can serve 18 aircraft per hour, “said Herry AY Sikado as General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) International Airport Branch I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali, Thursday (18/2).
“As for readiness, we have coordinated with related parties, especially airlines to immediately adjust operating hours at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali. Airlines must also inform prospective passengers if there is an impact of changes in operating hours,” he explained.
The change in operating hours started on February 18, 2021, operating for 13 hours, namely, 07.00-20.00 which was previously 07.00-23.00, or for 16 hours.
“This optimization can be extended or shortened, according to flight traffic conditions. Nevertheless, we will continue to maintain the level of service provided, especially ensuring the implementation of health and comfort protocols while in I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali,” Herry said.