About Kuching International Airport
Built by the British Government of Sarawak in the 1940's, Kuching International Airport (KIA) has since become a gateway to the state of Sarawak as well as Brunei and Sabah. KIA is located 11km south of the city of Kuching.
The airport's terminal is capable of handling 5 million passengers annually, making it the fourth busiest airport in Malaysia after KLIA, Kota Kinabalu International Airport and Penang International Airport. It can also accommodate the Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 aircrafts. The airport has a variety of retail and duty-free outlets, cafés and restaurants, as well as premium passenger lounges for your travelling convenience and comfort.
The airport is also an airbase for the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF).
MALAYSIA AIRPPORTS FURTHER ENHANCES FLASH FLOOD MITIGATION SYSTEM AT PENANG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
02 February 2016
PENANG – Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (Malaysia Airports) is confident that the latest enhancement to its flash flood mitigation system will further improve the situation at Penang International Airport (PIA) during heavy rain and thunderstorm. The latest enhancement takes the form of the construction of two open drains at the inner lane...