Number of Travelers Arrival at BIM Increased 25 Percent on D-6 of Eid

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Illustration - Travelers arrival at BIM. (Antara Sumbar/Ikhwan Wahyudi/)

Padang Pariaman, (Antaranews Sumbar) - Entering H-6 of Eid al-Fitr 1439 Hijriah or June 9, 2018, the number of travelers who arrived at Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) in Padang Pariaman increased by 25 percent compared to the same period last year.

"On H-6, 8,430 travelers arrived at BIM with 45 flights," Public Relations of PT Angkasa Pura II BIM Fendrick Sondra stated in Padang on Sunday.

He said the number of travelers who arrived on the same period in 2017 only 6,406 by using 39 flights.

While for the flight from Padang to Jakarta on D-6 is recorded at number of 5,822 people.

In general, total travelers who arrived at BIM along the D-8 to D-6 amounted to 39,025 people or up 20.39 percent, he said.

He said the peak of passengers arriving at BIM is expected to occur on D-3 or June 12, 2018.

The estimation is known based on last year's experience and statistics estimated on D-3. Nevertheless it is considering that the holiday is started on June 11 so that there is a possibility that there is a surge in the arrival of travelers this weekend, he explained.

As for the reverse flow is expected to occur on June 19-20 and June 23-24, 2018. (cha)

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