Sunday, September 24, 2017, PT Angkasapura II (Persero) Branch of Silangit Airport arrived Mr. Budi Karya Sumadi as the Minister of Transportation of Indonesia. He came to visit Silangit Airport with the intention of seeing the preparation process of extension and runway widening and terminal building. Muhammad Awaluddin as DU PT Angakasapura II and Mr. Hotasi Manalu as the General Manager of Silangit Airport keep guarding and giving explanation about terminal development process.

"Two years of change in Silangit Airport is very much different where at that time I was still serving as President Director of PT Angkasapura II (Persero)" said the Minister of Transportation. This is a positive impact for local residents and for the South Tapanuli regency, North Sumatra.