AIRPORTS IN SARAWAK

 

1. KUCHING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT  
 

  
 
  • On 1961, it handled the first ever scheduled services to Borneo, from Singapore.
  • The modern open plan terminal complex was opened in 2006.
  • Major base for the Royal Malaysian Air Force (No 7 Squadron RMAF)
  • The airport also collocated with the RMAF Kuching, home to the No. 7 Squadron RMAF.
  • Airport is the secondary hub for Malaysia Airlines and a principal hub (together with Miri) for MASWings.
 
IATA / ICAO  KCH / WBGG Operator
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd
Aircraft
A320, A330, A350, A380, B747, B777, B738, DHC-6, ATR72
Location  Dist 7 KM (4NM) - Bearing 179° South
East of Dewan Suarah Building, Kuching
Facilities Premium Lounge, Duty Free Outlets, Cafes and Restaurants, Hotel and Tour Operator Counters, Sarawak Tourism, ATMs, WIFI connections, Currency Exchange Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 9
Coordinate  01°29'04.91" N / 110°20'48.96" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment 4 Ultra Large Foam Tender
ICAO Ref Code  4E Dimensions of Runway 3780 m x 46 m Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Aircraft lifting sling and spreader complete with trolley
Elevation  89ft / 27m Landing system Instrument / Visual    
Airlines  Malaysia Airlines Berhad / AirAsia Berhad / Malindo / MasWings / Scoot / Royal Brunei Airlines / Wings Air Bay 31    
Operational Hours  H24 Aerobridge 12    







2. MIRI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT  
 

   
 
  • Major hub for MASWings as it close to the border of Brunei.
  • Located 9.5 km south east of Miri
  • In 2014, the airport handled 2,363,080 passengers on 49,204 flight movements.
  • 2nd largest airport in Sarawak.
  • 6th busiest airport in Malaysia and 2nd in Sarawak after Kuching Airport.
IATA / ICAO MYY / WBGR Operator
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd
Aircraft
A320, B737 , ATR72, DHC-6
Location DIST 3.5 KM / 4 KM by road, bearing 181° from Morsjaya Commercial
Centre.
Facilities VIP Room and CIP Lounge, Restaurants, Shops, Hotel Counters, WIFI, ATMs, Muslim prayer room Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 7
Coordinate 04°19'19.25"N / 113°59'12.50"E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment 2 Ultra Large Foam Tender
ICAO Ref Code 4E Dimensions of Runway 2745 m x 60 m Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
MAS engineering and Air Asia has tow-truck to remove aircraft
Elevation FT / 18M Landing system Instrument / Visual    
Airlines Malaysia Airlines Berhad / AirAsia Ber-had / Malindo / MasWings / Royal Brunei Airlines Bay 31    
Operational Hours 2200 - 1530 UTC Daily Aerobridge 3    







3. SIBU AIRPORT  
 

   
 
  • A former military airfield, Sibu Airport was remodeled into a full-fledged commercial airport in 1962.
  • Located 22.5 km from Sibu town.
  • In August 2012, the new terminal, which can accommodate up to 1.8 million passengers annually, was opened to cater to the increasing number of business and leisure passengers to Sibu.
  • In 2018, the airport handled 1,579,528 passengers on 20,869 flights.
  • 11th busiest airport in Malaysia and 3rd in Sarawak after Kuching Airport and Miri Airport.
IATA / ICAO SBW / WBGS Operator
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd
Aircraft
A320, B737 , ATR72, DH-6
Location 17KM (9.2NM) - Bearing 112° South East Pekan Sibu (Royal Malaysian
Customs Department)
Facilities VIP Lounge, Canteen, Retail Outlets, ATMs, Muslim prayer room and Sarawak Tourism Office Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 7
Coordinate 02°15'41.77"N / 111°59'07.16"E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment 2 Ultra Large Foam Tender
ICAO Ref Code 4E Dimensions of Runway 2745 m x 45 m Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
By arrangement (Airlines-MAB, Air Asia, Royal Brunei Airlines and MASWINGS)
Elevation 121FT / 37M Landing system Instrument / Visual    
Airlines Malaysia Airlines Berhad / AirAsia Berhad / MasWings / Royal Brunei Airlines Bay 11    
Operational Hours 2200 - 1400 UTC Daily Aerobridge 2    









4. BINTULU AIRPORT  
 

   
 
  • History of Bintulu airport began in early 1937 when the British colony built an airfield situated between a river at one end and the sea coast at the other end.
  • Opened in 2002, located 5.5km from Bintulu town.
  • Able to handled 1 million passengers annually.
  • In 2018, the airport handled 417,918 passengers and 16,787 aircraft movements.
  • The airport plays a key role in supporting Sarawak‘s offshore oil and gas industry.
 
IATA / ICAO BTU / WBGB Operator
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd
Aircraft
A380, B747, B777, A31
Location Bearing 203° / 9 KM fm Bintulu Mosque at Town / 20 KM by road. Facilities Premium Lounge, Canteen, Retail Outlets, ATMs and Muslim prayer room Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 7
Coordinate 03°07'25.86"N / 113°01'13.70"E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment 1. Ultra Large Foam Tender – 2 unit
2. Rapid Intervention Vehicle – 1 unit
ICAO Ref Code 4E Dimensions of Runway 2745 m x 45 m Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Tow facilities available for B737, F50 and DHC6
Elevation 74ft / 23m Landing system Instrument / Visual    
Airlines Malaysia Airlines Berhad / AirAsia Berhad / MasWings Bay 9    
Operational Hours 22:00 - 13:00 UTC Daily Aerobridge 2    









5. LIMBANG AIRPORT  
 

   
 
  • Airport opened on the 15th July 2004, Limbang Airport serves the town of Limbang and the state of Sarawak.
  • Formerly a Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) port, the airport is 4.8 km from Limbang town.
  • Its capable of handling 250,000 passengers annually with a single runway measuring 1,500 m.
  • In 2018, the airport handled 49,181 pasengers, 2,112 aircraft movements and 474,513kg of cargo.
IATA / ICAO LMN / WBGJ Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
ATR72-500
Location 5.856KM (3.2NM) Bearing 0°40'48" from Limbang Plaza; 8.0KM by road. Facilities VIP Lounge, WIFI, several shops, a restaurant and a Muslim prayer room Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 5
Coordinate 04°48'29.89"N / 115°00'37.58"E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Ultra Large Foam Tender (1 unit)
ICAO Ref Code 3C Dimensions of Runway 1500 M x 30 M Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
By arrangement (Airline - MASwings)
Elevation 14.7ft / 4.5m Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 3    
Operational Hours 2230 – 1030 UTC daily Aerobridge -
   









6. MUKAH AIRPORT  
 

   
 
  • In April 2009, the federal government allocated RM436 million for a new airport in Mukah. As at 2020, the airport cost was revealed to be RM360 million by Deputy Chief Minister James Jemut Masing.
  • Works began in July 2017 and were scheduled for completion by August 2020. The main contractors in this project were Ibraco Construction Sdn. Bhd. and Hock Peng Furniture & General Contractor Sdn. Bhd.
  • Due to the Movement Control Order, the airport was expected to be operational in the second quarter of 2021, later than previously scheduled.
  • The airport began its operation on 17 June 2021 with the first plane, MASwings‘ MH3412 Twin Otter from Kuching landing at 10.05am.The same Twin Otter later made the first take off from the airport to Kuching at 10.25am.
  • The airport utilizes full LED airfield ground lighting (AGL) system, making it the first fully monitored LED airport in Malaysia.
IATA / ICAO MKM / WBGK Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6, ATR72 (capable)
Location 6KM from town Facilities 3,120sqm terminal building, Air Traffic Control Tower, VIP Building, and passenger waiting facilities. CAAM and MET office.
100 parking bays, 20 taxi parking bays, 20 motorcycle parking bays and 2 bus parking bays for public.
Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 3
Coordinate 02°52′55″N 112°02′36″E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Type of vehicle: 2 Rapid Intervention Vehicle RIV
ICAO Ref Code 3C Dimensions of Runway 1500 M x 30 M Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Nil
Elevation 6.14 m / 20.14 ft Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 5    
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









7. TANJUNG MANIS AIRPORT  
 

   
 
  • The Tanjung Manis Airport is certified as a category 2B airport with a minimum field length needed for take-off of between 800m-1,200m and suitable for aircraft wingspan of between 15m-24m.
  • Tanjung Manis was opened at 2001 and managed by (Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation) STIDC owned company, Tanjung Manis Development Berhad.
 
IATA / ICAO TGC / WBTM Operator
Tanjung Manis Development Berhad Aircraft
DHC-6 / ATR72 (capable)
Location 5 KM (2.7NM), Bearing 59° from Tanjung Jerijeh Light House Sarikei Facilities -
Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 2
Coordinate 021036N 1111208E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Mini Rapid Intervention Vehicle (1 UNIT)
ICAO Ref Code 2B Dimensions of Runway 1500 M x 30 M Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Able to remove aircraft type Twin Otter (DHC6) and below
Elevation 11M / 35.358FT Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 2
   
Operational Hours 0000 - 0900 Aerobridge -
   









8. MULU AIRPORT  
 

   
 
  • Mulu Airport serves the area of Mulu in Sarawak.
  • The airport is located 2.4 km from Mulu town and is the main gateway to the Gunung Mulu National Park.
  • Mulu Airport is the main link to the outside world for Mulu National Park and the surrounding communities, which are not accessible by road.
  • There are resort accommodations at the National Park, but the nearest villages are Long Terawan, downstream 21.7 km (13.5 mi) to the west, and Long Atip 26.1 km (16.2 miles) to the south. Rumah Bawang Grang in Brunei is only 23.1 km (14.4 miles) to the north-northwest.
IATA / ICAO MZV / WBMU Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6, ATR72
Location 2.34KM (1.3NM), Bearing 27°18'00" from Royal Mulu Hotel Resort Facilities VIP Lounge, shopping facilities, canteen, accommodation booking counter, Muslim prayer room, hotel booking facilities Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 5
Coordinate 4°3'03" N / 114°48'56" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Ultra Large Foam            
Tender (1 unit)
ICAO Ref Code 3C Dimensions of Runway 1507 M x 30 M Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Nil
Elevation 80ft / 24m Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 2
   
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset)
Aerobridge -
   









9. BAKELALAN STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Ba‘kelalan STOLport serves the rural area of Bakelalan in Sarawak.
  • Directly adjacent to main Bakelalan village.
  • Can be reach by local van or 10 minutes walk from the village center.
  • It is the gateway to the highland farming region populated by the Lun Bawang people.
 
IATA / ICAO BKM / WBGQ Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 0.108KM (0.1NM) Bearing 154°28'10" from Bakelalan Health Clinic, Buduk Nur Facilities -
Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting NIL
Coordinate 3°58'10.5594"N / 115°36'50.3992"E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Available three wheel motor cycle vehicle equipped with DCP 50KG (4 Unit)
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 550 M x 18 M Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Nil
Elevation 920M / 3017.6FT Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 1    
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









10. BARIO STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Bario STOLport serves the rural area of Bario in Sarawak.
  • The principal access point for the remote Kelabit Highlands.
 
IATA / ICAO BBN / WBGZ Operator
MASWings Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 1.5km from Bario Village
1.32KM (0.71NM), Bearing 116°07'24" from Bario Health Clinic
Facilities VIP room, canteen Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting NIL
Coordinate 3°44'2.004" N / 28°44'3992" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Type of vehicle: Fire Tricycle with DCP 50KG (2 Unit) and 9KG (2 Unit)
Available three wheel motor cycle vehicle equipped with 300KG dry chemical powders.
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 671 meters long, 18 meters wide Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Nil
Elevation 60M / 3476.39FT Landing system Visual    
Airlines Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Bay 1
   
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









11. LAWAS STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Lawas STOLport serves the rural area of Lawas in, Sarawak.
  • How to get there : Taxi, local van or 15-20 minutes walk from Lawas town centre.
 
IATA / ICAO LWY / WBGW Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 2.14KM (1.2NM), Bearing 162°15"29" from Lawas Mosque Facilities VIP room, canteen Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting CAT 2
Coordinate 4°50'57.0114" N / 115°24'28.8" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Type of vehicle: Mini Rapid Intervention Vehicle RIV (AFRS)
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 758 meters long, 17 meters wide Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
Nil
Elevation 5 M / 18.031FT Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 1
   
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









12. LONG BANGA STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Long Banga STOLport serves the rural area of Long Banga in Sarawak.
  • This STOLport serves the remote Saban and Kenyah villages of Long Banga.
  • Located directly adjacent to Long Banga village.
  • How to get there : No motorized transport. 5 minutes walk from the village is needed and there is trek on foot from neighboring communities.
IATA / ICAO LBP / WBGL Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 0.900KM (0.49NM) Bearing 101°42'31" from Long Banga Health Clinic Facilities
Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting NIL
Coordinate 3°11'5.82" N / 115°27'14.3994" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Available three wheel motor cycle vehicle equipped with DCP 50KG (4 unit)
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 548 meters long, 18 meters wide Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
NIL
Elevation 431M (1415.4FT) Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 1
   
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









13. LONG LELLANG STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Long Lellang STOLport serves the rural area of Long Lellang in Sarawak.
  • It is located directly adjacent to Long Lellang village.
  • This STOLport serves some of Sarawak‘s remotest Kelabit and Penan communities.
  • How to get there : No motorized transport. 5 minutes walk from the village is needed and there is trek on foot from neighboring communities.
IATA / ICAO LGL / WBGF Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 0.900KM (0.49NM) Bearing 101°42'31" from Long Banga Health Clinic Facilities
Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting NIL
Coordinate 3°25'15.5994" N / 115°9'14.3994" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Available three wheel motor cycle vehicle equipped with DCP 50KG (4 unit)
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 799 meters long, 18 meters wide Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
NIL
Elevation 469M / 1537.8FT Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 1
   
Operational Hours  HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









14. LONG AKAH STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Long Akah STOLport serves the rural area of Long Akah in Sarawak.
  • No road transport but there is 10 minutes boat ride from Long San.
  • Built adjacent to an old Brooke Era fort.
  • This STOLport serves the upriver Kenyah settlement of Long San and the surrounding communities.
  • Located 4km northwest of Long San Village.
IATA / ICAO LKH / WBGA Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 1.961KM (1.1NM) Bearing 11°12'01" from Long Akah Health Clinic Facilities VIP room, canteen Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting NIL
Coordinate 3°17'59.9994" N / 114°46'58.8" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Available three wheel motor cycle vehicle equipped with DCP 50KG (4 unit)
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 679 meters long, 18 meters wide Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
NIL
Elevation 93M / 304.8FT Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 1
   
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









15. LONG SERIDAN STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Long Seridan STOLport serves the rural area of Long Seridan in Sarawak.
  • Located directly adjacent to Long Seridan village.
  • This STOLport serves some of Sarawak‘s remotest Kelabit and Penan communities.
IATA / ICAO ODN / WBGI Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 0.054KM (0.03NM) Bearing 126°12'28" from Long Seridan Health Clinic Facilities -
Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting NIL
Coordinate 3°58'1.2" N / 115°2'59.9994" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Available three wheel motor cycle vehicle equipped with DCP 50KG (4 unit)
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 548 meters long, 19 meters wide Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
NIL
Elevation 193M / 632.6FT Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 1
   
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   









16. MARUDI STOLPORT
 

   
 
  • Marudi STOLport is the gateway to the upper Baram River and is the busiest STOLport in SarawaK.
  • Located 500m from town centre.
  • How to get there : Taxi, local van or 5 minutes walk from Marudi town center. Ample low cost parking is available.
 
IATA / ICAO MUR / WBGM Operator
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd Aircraft
DHC-6
Location 0.25KM (0.13NM). Bearing 74°10'55" from Marudi Hospital Facilities VIP room , Muslim prayer room Airworthiness Directives (AD) category for fire fighting NIL
Coordinate 4°10'65" N / 114°19'32" E No / Runway Surface 1 / Asphalt Rescue Equipment Type of vehicle: Pickup Truck (PBS) with DCP 50KG (2 Unit) and 9KG (2 Unit), (Available 4x4 vehicle equipped with 100KG dry chemical powders)
ICAO Ref Code 1B Dimensions of Runway 834 meters long, 24 meters wide Capability for removal of disabled aircraft
NIL
Elevation 24.32M(79.79FT) Landing system Visual    
Airlines MASWings Bay 2
   
Operational Hours HJ (Sunrise to Sunset) Aerobridge -
   







 

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