An official from the Bali Ngurah Rai Airport has confirmed that the domestic terminal received over half a million passengers throughout January 2022.
The General Manager of Angkasa Pura Ltd for Bali Ngurah Rai Airport, Herry AY Sikado, confirmed that the number of total passengers throughout January 2022 was higher than January 2021.
“We had a 182 percent increase in our number of passengers in January this year, as compared to the data from the same period in 2021,” Sikado said on Tuesday (8/2).
Sikado explained that Bali Ngurah Rai Airport received 598,971 passengers in January. The air traffic authority also recorded 4,840 domestic flights. This was a 35 percent increase compared to the numbers from January 2021.
Garuda, Citilink and Lion Air dominated the air transportation services as they transported thousands of passengers every day.
“The Jakarta flight route recorded 328,939 passengers, the Surabaya route had 85,433 passengers, and the Ujung Pandang route saw 42,717 passengers,” Sikado added.
Despite the busy traffic at the airport, Sikado ensured that the airport facility has been implementing proper procedures in handling the influx of domestic visitors. They deployed officials to inspect the negative Covid-19 test and vaccination status of all passengers.
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