Airport operator PT Angkasa Pura-I has launched a warehouse and logistics complex of international standard at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, Indonesia, to expand logistics services and attract tourism on the island.
Named as Bali Logistics Park, the new facility at the state-owned airport will improve the distribution of goods in the eastern region of Indonesia.
PT Angkasa Pura-I president director Sulistyo Wimbo Hardjito was quoted by Antaranews as saying: "The presence of the Bali Logistics Park is expected to facilitate the flow of goods and encourage the growth of the logistics services sector and tourism in Bali."
Constructed on an area of 1.6-ha, Bali Logistics Park features a 7,200m² logistics warehouse building, which is situated close to the eastern side of the airport's runway.
This logistics service is expected to bolster the services offered by the airport.
The warehouse building comprises eight storage units, with each unit spread on 969m² of land, and has a management office and a 150m² mezzanine level.
Bali Logistics Park has 24-hour security system, over 150 CCTV cameras, fire-prevention system, a parking lot and a cafeteria, reported Jakarta Post.
The warehouse has a capacity of 5000kg/m².
It also has an area that allows 40ft trucks, equipped with forklifts, to load and unload themselves.
PT Angkasa Pura-I property director Miduk Situmorang was quoted by Kompas.com as saying: "I hope this new facility will be the answer to the warehousing needs of our customers and business players."
Angkasa Pura logistics affairs director Garniwa Irwan was quoted by Antara News as saying: "With the presence of the Bali Logistics Park complex, the businesses will not hesitate to expand their distribution of goods in Bali.
"We are also planning to build a similar facility in Surabaya, East Java."