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7 Indonesian Airports Including Bali Granted Approval To Receive International Flights

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As per the new immigration regulations implemented in Indonesia, authorities continue to limit the number of the arrivals into the country due to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Now, after much anticipation and months of ceased international operations, the Indonesian Government is allowing seven national airports to resume international flights.

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According to data from the Directorate General of Immigration on Tuesday (8/12), the following airports are retrieving international flights:

– Kualanamu International Airport, Medan

– Hang Nadim International Airport, Batam

– Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta

– Juanda International Airport, Surabaya

– Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Manado

– Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport, Makassar

– Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar

At this time only Indonesian citizens, diplomatic visas, business visas, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) card holders and cargo are allowed entry.

Additionally, Limited Stay Permit Visa (VITAS) holders such as foreign workers, investors, medical assistance workers, trade and other emergency visits will also be granted entry. 


(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

Since conducting a readiness check at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, authorities have specified the entry requirements necessary at this time. 

Furthermore, upon approval of entry, visitors must complete the following:

– Medical confirmation stating that the individual is free from Covid-19

– The letter must written in English and issued by authorities from the country of origin

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– Individual is willing to undergo a 14 day quarantine prepared by the Indonesian government or self-isolate under government supervision

– Prior to arrival, the individual has spent at least 14 days in a Covid-19 exempt area

Upon arrival, airport authorities will conduct an interview to track the visitor’s previous travel records.

Under said protocols, Ngurah Rai International Airport has started receiving tourists from several countries.

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

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