"The number has increased by 19.93 percent compared to the same period in 2017 when the arrival of travelers was only 24.798 people," Public Relations of PT Angkasa Pura II BIM Fendrick Sondra stated in here on Monday.
He mentioned the arrival of travelers is transported by 166 flights.
On the contrary, the number of passengers departing from Padang to Jakarta reached 20,183 people from D-8 to D-5 of Eid.
Then on D-5 or June 10, 2018, the number of passengers arriving reached 8,136 people or up 23.93 percent compared to the same period of 2017 which only 6,784 travelers.
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)