In aircraft movement statistics for the period of January-August 2018, there were 107,338 aircraft in and out of I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, both through Domestic Terminals and International Terminals. This amount represents an increase from the same recording period in 2017, where there were 96,723 aircraft served or an increase of 11 percent.
As for passenger movements, there were 15,640,887 passengers served in the period January to August 2018, an increase of 8 percent compared to the same period last year which only recorded 14,481,013 airport service users entering and leaving Bali through International Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai.
“In general, there was an increase in LLAU statistics at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in the period from January to August this year. We recorded an increase of 11 percent, while for passenger movements there was an increase of 8 percent,” said General Manager of the International Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Yanus Suprayogi, in Badung, Bali, Wednesday (19/9).
When viewed from an average of one day there were 442 aircraft carrying 64,366 passengers who entered the I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport from January to August 2018. Meanwhile, in the period of January to August 2018, there were 4,139,187 foreign tourists. which is served by I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, up by 6.61 percent compared to the same recording period in 2017, which only numbered 3,882,526 tourists.
With as many as 972,442 tourists, China is still the largest contributor to foreign tourists coming to Indonesia through the airport of I Gusti Ngurah Rai. While ranked second and third, followed by tourists from Australia and India, with 770,228 and 244,628 tourists respectively.
“Regarding the recording of foreign tourists, China, Australia, and India still occupy the top three largest contributing countries. In total, the percentage of the three countries is almost half of the total number of foreign tourists we serve, with a percentage of 24.49 percent for China, 18.61 percent for Australia, and 5.91 percent for India, “concluded Yanus