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Jakarta Post

13 airports closed in Sumatra and Kalimantan

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 16, 2015   /  12:20 pm
13 airports closed in Sumatra and Kalimantan (Antara/Eric Ireng) (Antara/Eric Ireng)

(Antara/Eric Ireng)

Up to 13 airports in Indonesia have been closed down due to smog in Sumatra and Kalimantan.

The Transportation Ministry's spokesperson, JA Barata, told that the airports were closed due to limited visibility, which was down to 50 meters at Tjilik Riwut Airport in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan. (edn/kes)

Other airports that have been closed down are:

Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport in Palembang, South Sumatra;

Sultan Thaha Airport in Jambi;

Raja Haji Abdullah in Karimun, Riau Islands;

Teuku Cut Ali Airport, South Aceh;

Melalan Airport in West Kutai, East Kalimantan;

Syamsuddin Noor Airport in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan;

Supadio Airport in Pontianak, West Kalimantan;

Iskandar Airport in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan;

H. Asan Airport in Sampit, Central Kalimantan;

Kalimarau Airport in Berau, East Kalimantan;

Robert Atty Bessing Airport in Malinau, North Kalimantan;

and Rahadi Usman Airport in Ketapang, West Kalimantan.


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