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Buleleng Seeking to Lengthen and Upgrade Status of Ltkol Wisnu Airstrip in North Bali

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Commission B of the Buleleng House of Representatives (DPRD-Buleleng) is undertaking a survey in response to a suggestion from the Department of Transportation to convert the private north Bali Letkol Wisnu Airstrip into a commercial landing field.

As reported by the State News Agency Antara, the chairman of Commission B of the DPRD-Buleleng, Putu Mangku Budiasa, said on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, that in order for the current landing field to be upgraded to commercial status a number of significant improvements are still needed.

He explained that one of the basic requirements is to lengthen the runway to 900 meters. In fact, an ideal length would be 1,500 meters. The runway’s current length is only 600 meters.

The Bali International Flight Academy (BIFA), who is currently using the Letkol Winsu field for training young pilots, strongly supports moves to upgrade the status of the airfield.

Mangku Budiasa told the press that the Directorate General of Transportation has been very responsive to the Buleleng Administration’s desire to gain commercial airport status for the only airport in north Bali.

Local support for the upgrade as taken the form of an allocation in the 2012 Buleleng regency’s budget to build a control tower and undertake repairs of the airport’s navigation system.

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