Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Sepinggan International Air Port

Sepinggan International Airport is the principal airport serving the East Kalimantan area on the island of Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is located about 4.5 kilometers east of Balikpapan. The drive to the airport its new Operational phase in 1997, with the runway and building new structure, replacing old structure on the same site.
Sepinggan Airport is the airport of Balikpapan-4 from the 13 largest airport, which is managed PT. Angkasa Pura I. With a strategic position in the Indonesian Central, the airport is expected to become a central area of Indonesia with the West Eastern region of Indonesia. With the strategic position and supported by the East Kalimantan natural potential to become attraction for tourists and business both domestic and foreign. The presence Sepinggan Airport are expected to encourage economic growth in East Kalimantan, Borneo and other areas.
It should be noted that some sources such as Indonesia and Aviation AZ World Airports Online show the ICAO code as WRLL. However, other sources such as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and PT Angkasa Pura I show the code as WALL.
Plan development on lands that are available around the airport continues to be implemented, among other transit hotel, business center, information center investment, warehousing, meeting room, restaurant and mini market, including the development of the passenger terminal and the extension of the runway (Runway). Meanwhile, on the whole 70,000 m2 of land around the beach in the south Airport can also dikembangakan a golf course, cotteges, coastal tourism, and others. To achieve all this, of course not be separated from the participation and support resources in the Sepinggan Airport and all the citizens of Balikpapan and the people of East Kalimantan.

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