- AVIATION Currently Mbay IEDZ
is accessible from Kupang or Denpasar international airport via
Maumere, 140 kilometre East of Mbay. The Navy of The Republic
of Indonesia is attempting to rebuild the air strip of Mbay called
Surabaya 2, named by the Japanese Navy during the second world
Mbay has two harbors, one in Maumbawa at the South coast, and
another one in Marapokot at the North coast near Mbay City, the
principle city of Mbay IEDZ. Those harbors serve regularly domestic
cargo vessels mainly from/to Surabaya and Kupang.
To support Mbay IEDZ future activities the Board of IEDZ will
push forward to develop Marapokot harbour into a container port,
fully authorized as an entry and departure port from/to the international
The Maumbawa harbour will be fully equiped in order to maximized
its utilisation for the domestic cargo service within the province
of East Nusa tenggara.
- ROADS AND
- The Mbay IEDZ is well accessible
through the called Trans Aceh - Los Palos, the longest national
inter insular road connection of Indonesia.
- Especially the Flores's section
of this national road is divided into two rows, the Northern
and the Southern Trans Flores section.
- The Department of Trasportation
is currently . attempting to obtain a ferry connection between
Selayar Island (South sulawesi) and Marapokot (Mbay).
- This ferry connection will
create a new pattern of national road transportation system,
the access to Mbay through the Wes-East as well the North- South
axis, i.e. Mbay IEDZ will come an intersection of the most important
national longest road transportation system.
- The internal road network
within Mbay IEDZ is considered as the most advanced and efficient
among other Districts elsewhere in Flores Island.
- The current Mbay IEDZ demand
of electric power is satisfied by Diesel Power Plant based in
Bajawa .: Riung and Mbay.
- The Public Electricity Service
Company is attempting to complete the construction of Ulumbu's
Geothermal Power Station in Manggarai District which could produce
far over the demand of the whole island. Additionally, JICA discover another Geothermal
source in Wogo in Ngada District, with is estimated more power
full than the Ulumbu's well.
- Bajawa the former and Mbay
the current principle e city of Ngada District is facilitated
with IDD telecommunication system, while the TELECOM is improving
the system with internet connection extensively.