Partial closure for Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport

It has been announced by The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation via the Directorate General of Air Communications that there will be a partial closure scheduled for Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport during the APEC CEO Summit taking place in Bali in early October 2013.

This is in order to facilitate the arrival and departure of private aircraft carrying heads of state and official delegations for the APEC Summit, through Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport and is deemed to be a necessary security measure.

A  NOTAM – Official Notice to Airmen has been issued to the worldwide aviation community advising the following schedule of airport closures:

October 5, 2013 Closed from 10:00 until 16:00 hours

October 6, 2013 Closed from 10:00 until 20:00 hours

October 8, 2013 Closed from 10:00 until 20:00 hours

October 9, 2013 Closed from 10:00 until 16:00 hours

Travellers passing through the Bali Airport on the above dates should expect significant disruption in scheduled airline service, so discuss flying times and dates with your travel professional well in advance.