Lombok, NTB (ANTARA) - Supplies for the Samota-Sumbawa Motocross Grand Prix (MXGP), such as motorbikes and racing equipment, began to arrive at Lombok International Airport, Central Lombok District, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Province, on Saturday.
The race will be held from June 24–26, 2022.
"The logistics for the race were carried by using three flights," Rahmat Adil Indrawan, general manager of state-run airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I, which runs Lombok International Airport, said here on Saturday.
The first and second cargo loads arrived at Lombok Airport at 4 p.m. Central Indonesian Standard Time (WITA, UTC+8) and 5:30 p.m. WITA on Saturday, respectively.
Meanwhile, the third shipment is expected to arrive at 8 a.m. WITA on Sunday (June 19).
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"The total logistics for the race will consist of 54 pallets, weighing 30 tons. On the first flight, there were nine pallets, weighing 14 tons. The logistics comprises motorbikes and other racing vehicle equipment," the official informed.
After arriving at Lombok International Airport, the supplies will be transported on 10 trucks via land and sea to Sumbawa Island, the venue for the racing event.