Karno Barkah

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Karno Barkah (December 26, 1922 – October 24, 2009[citation needed]) is an Indonesian aviation pioneer and recipient of the prestigious French Légion d'honneur.[1]


He is most well known for envisioning Indonesia's award-winning Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta. Mr. Barkah was responsible for the airport's construction, and later became its first President Director.[2]

Mr. Barkah served as Indonesia's chief representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, where he was elected as Chairman of ICAO's Conditions of Service Working Group.[3]


  1. ^ "Menerima bintang kehormatan". Tempo. 3 March 1984. Archived from the original on 19 February 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Apa dan Siapa - Karno Barkah". Pusat Data & Analisa Tempo. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Annual election of officers for ICAO Council" (PDF) (Press release). International Civil Aviation Organization. September 1971. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2011.