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Passenger Surge To Bali Ahead of Christmas and New Year 2023

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Visa Bali Info – Passenger Surge To Bali Ahead of Christmas and New Year 2023

With the post-pandemic Bali tourism improving conditions, the number of tourists coming to Bali has also increased.

Especially now that every line of business related to tourism during the pandemic has improved their facilities a lot.

This year ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays, a surge in passengers at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport has been detected.

To find out the latest news ahead of Christmas and New Year 2023 in Bali, see our review below.

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A Significant Increase in Passengers at Ngurah Rai Airport Reaches Christmas and New Year 2023

Through his official statement, the General Manager of I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Handy Heryudhitiawan, explained “International routes to Bali have also continued to increase, most recently the Hong Kong – Denpasar flights served by Cathay Pacific airlines so that there are a total of 24 international routes from 14 countries, this will increase foreign tourists. come to Bali”

Which means that until November 2022 Ngurah Rai Airport has served 24 international routes and 21 domestic routes.

However, with the above data it is very possible that passengers at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport will continue to increase approaching Christmas and New Year 2023.

Domestic Tourists Still Dominate

The peak density at Bali’s Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport is expected to occur on December 26, 2022.

During the 2022 Christmas and 2023 New Year periods, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport is expected to serve 827,779 domestic and international passengers.

As of 19 December 2022, several airlines had received 609 requests for additional flights, with details of 596 of them domestic flights and 13 additional international flights.

Overall, the seat capacity of the additional flights is 114,171 seats, with 112,358 seats for domestic flights and 2,313 seats for international flights.

It is estimated that the number will continue to climb during the peak flow of departures until January 1 and 2 2023.

There is an Integrated Command Post

Flight traffic at Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport is predicted to increase during Christmas 2022 and New Year 2023.

Because Nataru is an annual routine activity agenda at all airports in Indonesia, as usual his party will set up a post at the airport.

This increase has been offset by the existence of an integrated command post at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport.

This integrated post is scheduled for 19 December 2022 to 3 January 2023. I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport in terms of facilities and infrastructure such as domestic terminals, international terminals, General Aviation Terminals, security facilities, readiness of personnel on duty, and tenant facilities and all other airport stakeholders are very ready for the implementation of the Integrated Post.

Bali Entrance Security Tightened

In line with the increase in migrants to Bali, security at the entrance to Bali is currently starting to be tightened.

According to the Head of Public Relations of the Bali Police, Kombes Stefanus Satake Bayu Setianto “For routes to enter Bali such as airports, ports and terminals, special personnel have been prepared to further tighten the entry of residents to Bali because at the end of the new year many residents want to travel to Bali. so security is tighter.

The Bali Police are scheduled to carry out a condition-creating operation codenamed Operation Lilin Agung 2022 to start operations for Christmas and New Year 2023.

Implementation of the Great Candle Operation 2022 from December 23 to January 3. The total number of personnel involved was 1,891 people.


In this post-pandemic period, you must still pay attention to directives from the government regarding health protocols during the holiday period.

Make sure your physical condition is always fit so that you can enjoy your year-end holidays in a fun way, you don’t need to do outdoor activities, just staycation in a hotel environment is also interesting. So welcome to Bali.


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