PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Completes Construction of Papua Airstrip
July 7, 2017

PT Freeport Indonesia built an airstrip in Aroanop in Papua, Indonesia, in partnership with the local Mimika Regency's Transportation, Communications and Information Office in Papua Regency.

The airstrip and passenger terminal will ultimately be handed over to the Mimika Regency government for community use and access.

PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) invests in the future of the local community where it operates. From 1996 to 2016, the Freeport Partnership Fund for Community Development has invested more than $680 million in the local community. PTFI invests in infrastructure such as roads, a port, an airport, electrification and communications systems, schools, hospitals and community facilities.

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