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Jakarta - PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia for Tjilik Riwut Airport located in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan.

The event which was attended by the Minister of Transportation also marked the Transfer of Operation of Tjilik Riwut Airport, Handover of Cooperation for the Utilization of State Property, and Handover of Civil Servants between the Directorate General of Air Transportation and PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero).

Budi Karya Sumadi as the Minister of Transportation, said "Tjilik Riwut Airport currently serves approximately one million passengers per year and has the possibility of passenger surges. It is expected that the development of infrastructure and airport management systems conducted by Angkasa Pura II, will be able to encourage passenger growth and the economy in Palangkaraya and its surroundings."

Collaboration on the Utilization of State-Owned Goods is the first in Indonesia, this method of cooperation will increase state revenues through Non-Tax State Revenues. On the same occasion, Muhammad Awaluddin, President Director of Angkasa Pura II stated, "Angkasa Pura II will focus on developing Tjilik Riwut Airport, including increasing the runway area and builds a new terminal. The runway which is currently measuring 2,600 square meters will be 3,000 square meters and the construction of a new terminal covering an area of 20,553 square meters is also underway. "

The amount of the value of BMN which is the object of the agreement is amounting to 3.68 Trillion Rupiah with the Cooperation Utilization carried out for 30 years in which PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) will invest approximately 480 billion Rupiah.

In addition to Tjilik Riwut Airport, PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) also planning to manage 3 other airports through Collaborative State-Owned Utilities which are Radin Inten Airport in Lampung, Fatmawati Airport located in Bengkulu and Tanjung Pandan Airport in Bangka Belitung Islands.