Location of new airport construction at North Bali is appointed at Kubutambahan, Buleleng regency due to the result of proper test done by the Transportation Ministry.
“Out of three locations, finally the Transportation Ministry decides that the new airport location is Kubutambahan,” Buleleng Regent Putu Agus Suradnyana said.
After listening to the explanation from Transportation Ministry at Jakarta last weekend, the Regent stated that Kubutambahan has the highest score compared to the two other locations in Buleleng regency, that is Gerokgak and Celukan Bawang.
“Kubutambahan got score of 92,50. It is higher than the scores of Gerokgak and Celukan Bawang,” he said.
Suradnyana said that the transportation Ministry will meet Bali Governor immediately to present the proper test result of the airport construction plan.
“We hope that the airport could improve local people welfare,” Suradnyana, who is a Vice-Governor candidate in regional election on 15 May 2013, said.
The new airport will be constructed in accordance to standard of international airport to overcome crowd and bustle in Ngurah Rai International Airport, Tuban, Kuta, Badung regency.
The first stone will be laid at Kubutambahan this year by the ministry functional.