Indonesia begins work on Kediri airport to bridge economic gap in East Java

Heavy machines level the soil for the construction of Kediri Airport in Bulusari village at the foot of Mt. Wilis, Kediri regency, East Java, on Jan 24. - JP

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): In the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak, the government has officially begun the construction of Kediri Airport in Kediri regency, East Java, which is expected to be completed in two years to help close the economic gap in the province.

Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Padjaitan officiated the groundbreaking of the airport on Wednesday in a virtual ceremony broadcast by video.

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