Mount Sinabung erupts, Delaying Travelers to Lake Toba

Kuala Namu International Airport was closed due to volcanic ash affected

Kuala Namu

North Sumatra region is known as the preferred tourist area from neighboring countries, such as Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Thailand, and tourists from Europe, such as the Netherlands and also tourists from Eastern Europe.

Kuala Namu Boarding Room

But the continuing impact of the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Thursday, October 9, 2014, many people resechedule their travel to North Sumatra, some flights at the airport were reportedly failed to depart as affected by volcanic ash.

Garuda GA193 Airbus A330 in Kuala Namu

Travelers were forced to postpone the trip, airline flight delays of as Valuair and Silk Air to Singapore, and Susi Air to destinations Silangit, Aek Godang, and Nias cancel to leave, AirAsia destination Penang and Batam.

Lake Toba

The national airlines of Garuda Indonesia and the AirAsia destination Jakarta, and Sriwijaya Air for Penang purposes, such explanations - of Airport Duty Manager Kualanamu Jasirin.

Great Mosque of Medan

North Sumatra tourism area known to have many places of tourist destinations mainstay, like Lake Toba, Sipiso-piso waterfalls and the surrounding tourist areas, Batak tribe's unique culture and the softness art works of Deli Malay culture, the masterpiece Malay culture, such as the Great Mosque of Medan, Maimoon Palace, and even the typical culinary delights of this region.

(Source Kompas /Images J Mudas, K Effendi)


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