The temporary closure has been going on Thursday, July 9th, 2015. At 09.27 PM. And be extended until Friday 09.30 AM. Said Gusti Ngurah Ardita The Co-General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura. 28 domestic and international routes flight canceled in this airpot, such as 9 Jetstar flight from Australia, 10 Virgin Australia, 1 Jetsar Asia, and 8 Lion Air domestic routes flight. Besides that, 15 domestic and international flights delayed or rescheduled by the airline. The Airpot closure is not because Mount Raung ash in the airstrip, but because the plane routes to Bali closed by Mount Raung ash. The airline route to Bali was affected by volcanic ash, so for the airline security the plane not flight to Bali.
Now Angkasa Pura was coordinate with the airline for handling thousands of passengers who be ascertained can’t travel, since the Ngurah Rai International Airpot closed temporarily.
Two day before, Ignasius Jonan the Transport Minister deploy personnel notices to flight operations related the Mount Raung eruption, including for Ngurah Rai Airpot. This electronic notices given to flight personnel and operators at the airport, related the step must taken when dealing with the eruptions impact.