Land for sale at Balangan Beach, Jimbaran Bali
headline »
Thu, 5/06/14 – 9:52 | No Comment

Total area of 38000 square meter of land is nestled in Tanjung Balangan; on the beach, white sand, magnificent cave, cliffs ocean view. And Airport in distance is blinking with lights. New Kuta Resort and …

Read the full story »
Arts & Culture

There is probably no place in the world with such a high density of craftsmen and artisans in Bali.

Bali News & Events

Bali’s latest news and upcoming events

Dance, Drama & Music

It’s all about Bali’s art performance

Guides

What you need to know when exploring the paradise island of Bali

Religion

Patchwork of insights into the soul of Bali

Home » Bali News & Events, Lombok

Finally Lombok Has An International Airport  

by on Monday, 3 October 2011No Comment | 374 views

Start from October 1st, you can enjoy direct international flights to Lombok Island. Indonesian and NTB government decided to open Lombok International Airport replacing the old Selaparang airport. Boeing 737 belonging to national carrier Garuda Indonesia from Soekarno-Hatta Airport Jakarta was the first jet landed at the newest international airport in Indonesia.

Garuda Indonesia landed on the opening day carried West Nusa Tenggara Governor Zainul Majdi, Director General of Air Transport Harry Bhakti, and all people who sold the 551 hectare of the land for airport area. Besides, thousand of locals were also there to see the opening ceremony. Many of them refused the project of airport construction at the first time but now they hoped that the new airport gain success without having big problems. A local cleric also wished that this new airport which cost $108 million can accommodate the pilgrimage journey to Mecca.

From total $ 108 million (IDR 945.8 billion), state-run Angkasa Pura I shouldered IDR 679 billion while the provincial and Lombok administration covered the rest.

Finally this sister island of Bali has international airport. This step taken by Nusa Tenggara Barat administration is to boost tourism which is growing in Lombok. Lombok International Airport is located in Pujut district in central Lombok regency, 40 km from Mataram (the capital city of the island).

Your Ad Here



  • Midland Move 2016.1
  • Dionisos 4.2
  • Exocad 2016-10-19 build 6136
  • minesched 9.0.1 x64
  • Leave your response!

    Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

    Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

    You can use these tags:
    <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

    This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.