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Bali Airport On Standby Mode During The Day Of Silence

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An official of the Bali Ngurah Rai Airport announced that airport facilities will be on standby mode during the Day of Silence celebration on March 3.

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The Stakeholder Relations Manager of Angkasa Pura I for Ngurah Rai Airport, Taufan Yudhistira, confirmed that the airport facility will be on standby during the closure on the Day of Silence celebration in anticipation of potential emergency situations.

“The airport’s operations will be closed, but our operators will be on standby should there be an emergency flight or landing,” Taufan said on Wednesday (2/3).

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Taufan explained that authorities from different institutions including airport officials, police officers, military officers, and airlines officials will be deployed at the airport during the celebration.

He also stated that the lighting in certain spots inside the airport facility will remain active.

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Taufan announced that the Bali airport will close for 24 hours, starting from 6:00 am on Thursday (3/3) to 6:00 am on Friday (4/3). However, he hasn’t received information regarding the first flight arriving at the airport once the facility is reopened on Friday.

“The last flight departing from the Bali airport will be on Wednesday evening at 8:00 pm, but we haven’t received any information about the first flight arriving once we fully open facilities on Friday morning,” Taufan concluded.

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Wayan Bo

Friday 4th of March 2022

They aren’t information that Ngurah Rai International DPS/WADD is closed, at least not on Plane Finder iOS App.

Ben

Saturday 5th of March 2022

@Wayan Bo, it's not really closed, just has no scheduled flights, no handling staff etc. Since the runway is unobstructed it could receive an emergency landing if need be. Aircraft not in an emergency would be denied a request for permission to land.

Jugdish Bolah

Friday 4th of March 2022

Bali Sun news is the best to read n appreciate

Randy

Saturday 5th of March 2022

@Jugdish Bolah, yeah it's never a dull moment. Chuckles