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).
WORLD’S FIRST PROOF OF CONCEPT FOR HAJJ PILGRIMS PRE-CLEARANCE CONDUCTED AT KL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
24 August 2017
SEPANG – The world’s first proof of concept (POC) for pre-clearance of Hajj pilgrims at the point of departure was conducted for the first time today, 24 August 2017, at KL International Airport (KLIA). This is an initiative led by the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) under KSA Vision 2030. The POC...