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‘Made in Indonesia’ airport construction may last forever

  • Hasyim Widhiarto

    The Jakarta Post

| Mon, April 25 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM When in 2006 then vice president Jusuf Kalla kicked off the construction of the Kuala Namu International Airport in Deli Serdang regency, North Sumatra, the country’s pride was at its height as the project boasted among the first entirely “made-in-Indonesia” airports.

Hardly anyone cast any pessimism over projections that the airport would be up and running by 2009. But five years af...