AN IMPACT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF KUALA NAMU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KNIA) ON COMMUNITY’S SOCIOECONOMIC

Abstract

The aim of this study is to obtain empirical evidence regarding the impact of surrounding community on development of Kuala Namu Airport in Deli Serdang. This include the impact of social life and economy. The method of analysis used is Ordinary Least Square (OLS) regression test. The dependant variable in this study is the main job shift, while the independant variables are the perceptions of Kuala Namu Airport presence (X1), social impact (X2) and economic impact (X3). The sample is 52 respondents from the sub-districts of Tanjung Morawa, Batang Kuis and Beringin. The findings revealed that simultaneously the presence of Kuala Namu Airport has an impact on social life, economy, work shift of community surrounding the Airport. While, partially concluded that the community appreciate the presence of Kuala Namu Airport which has an impact to the economy, and the community’s social life has not an effect on the presence of Kuala Namu Airport.

Keywords: Hasan Basri Tarmizi, Perception of the presence of Kuala Namu Airport, economic impact, main work shift., social impact


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