The Effect of Kuala Namu Airport Development on Diversification of Livelihoods of Residents around the AirportJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2021-08-05
Authors : Yunita Syafitri Rambe; Aulia Muflih Nasution;
Page : 835-840
Keywords : Diversification; Airport; Livelihood; Building Replacement; Airport Development;
Kuala Namu Airport development is a replacement for the Polonia Airport in North Sumatera, Indonesia. The replacement airport is caused by lack of area, even its existence may inhibit the development of the city of Medan. The construction of Kuala Namu Airport is located at Deli Serdang regency. Formerly District has a total of 430 Ha and the construction of Kuala Namu Airport to 310 Ha. In addition to the narrowing of agricultural land for food, another change that is felt is the diversification of the livelihoods of the people. This is due to the change of function into a physical building facility. Diversification is a shift of resources from one business to another business. Many reasons to be a person chooses to diversify, such as to increase family income, which requires the occurrence of natural factors or the presence of diversification opportunities due to changes like the development of Kuala Namu Airport. The Beringin Subdistrict becomes an object of research on diversification of livelihoods due to the development of Kuala Namu Airport. The study used the methods of quantitative analysis using the statistics of observations and survey results. The level of livelihood diversification to the community around Kuala Namu is very small, that there are communities that have diversified are the immigrant communities.
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