JAKARTA, June 19 (JDN.id) – Indonesia’s State airport operator Angkasa Pura II plans to double the capacity of skytrain, linking Soekarno-Hatta International Airport’s terminals, due to high demand and to improve the corporate services, the firm said on Tuesday.
The airport’s skytrain that is still operating manually, now can lift 176 passengers per trip. The skytrain facility was started operating in September last year with three trainsets. The trainsets operate through dual tracks in 3.07 km distance.
enter “Looking at the increasing trend of passengers … we will improve (the service),” CEO of Angakasa Pura II Muhammad Awaludin said in a written statement.
enter site Three more trainsets are expected to be operated by September this year, so the skytrain can lift 352 passengers in total, he added.
Angkasa Pura II oversees 15 airports, Soekarno-Hatta in Jakarta, Halim Perdanakusuma in Jakarta, Kualanamu in North Sumatra’s Medan, Supadio in West Kalimanta’s Pontianak, Minangkabau in West Sumatra’s Padang, Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II in South Sumatra’s Palembang, Sultan Syarif Kasim II in Riau’s Pekanbaru, Husein Sastranegara in West Java’s Bandung, Sultan Iskandarmuda in Aceh’s Banda Aceh, Raja Haji Fisabilillah in Riau Island’s Tanjungpinang, Sultan Thaha in Jambi, Depati Amir in Bangka Belitung’s Pangkal Pinang, Silangit in North Sumatra’s North Tapanuli, Banyuwangi in East Java’s Banyuwangi, and Kertajati in West Java’s Majalengka.