historical moment for Kulon Progo Regency when the Presidential Plane (Airforce One) safely touched down at Yogyakarta International Airport. The Indonesian President, Ir. Joko Widodo arrived with a number of Ministers from Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport, Jakarta to witnessed and reviewed the development of Yogyakarta International Airport.
It was President Jokowi’s first touched down since the airport began operating in part from May 2019. Accompanied by the Governor of Special Region of Yogyakarta, Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X, Deputy Regent of Kulon Progo, Drs. Sutedjo and officials from PT Angkasa Pura I.
President Jokowi was happy with the construction progress of the newly developed International Airport, and he quoted: “This is the fastest airport development in Indonesia, maybe in the world, this is very fast!”.
After visiting Yogyakarta International Airport, President Jokowi proceed his travel agenda to Purworejo Regency to distribute land rights certification to the people of Purworejo and witnessed a traditional shadow puppet performances at the local district square.
Source: Kulon Progo Regency Media Center