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Clark Airport’s New Terminal Building To Open In January

Clark Airport’s New Terminal Building To Open In January

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The new passenger terminal building (PTB) of Clark International Airport (CRK) in Pampanga is now finished, with only interior fittings left to be installed before its doors open to the public in January next year.

In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the airport expansion project for the CRK was completed on September 30, ahead of its original completion date in October.

“The new PTB is slated to commence operations by January next year, as directed by DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade,” the DOTr said.

In a message, DOTr Assistant Secretary Goddes Libiran said the operationalization of the PTB was slated for next year to ensure “operational readiness and transfer.”

“The PTB fit-outs/interiors will still have to be completed. Likewise, there is a need to ensure operational readiness and transfer, to ensure a smooth transition,” Libiran said.

While the CRK is soon ready to accommodate more flights and passengers, she said flight frequency in CRK would largely depend on airlines and whether they can utilize its increased capacity.

“Nevertheless, the government already provided and made available improved infrastructure for increase operational capacity,” Libiran said.

Listed as among priority projects under the “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program of the Duterte administration, the PTB was completed under the “accelerated construction” order of the DOTr, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), and GMR Megawide, while workers observed “strict health and safety protocols” due to the ongoing pandemic.

Once operational, the new PTB will almost triple CRK’s operational capacity from the present 4.2 million passengers to 12.2 million passengers per year.

Aside from its potential to decongest air and passenger traffic at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the development of CRK is also seen to encourage economic progress in Central Luzon and its neighboring areas. (PNA)

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Why It Pays To Know If You Are Hypertensive

One out of every four Filipinos has high blood pressure, and yet many of them—remain unaware of their condition. Here's to know more about hypertension and the Philippine Society of Hypertension's “Ang Stroke, Hindi Joke!” campaign:

Need For More Land Ports Like PITX

How important is public transit in building a strong economy? Check this out!

PWDe To Showcase PWDs’ Best-Kept Secrets On An Online Bazaar

Let's appreciate the talents and skills of PWDs through an online bazaar happening from July 21-24, 2021 on Lazada.

SM And Pasay City Collaborate To Promote Urban Farming

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