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).
SIBU AIRPORT RESUMES NORMAL OPERATIONS
10 April 2017
We are pleased to inform that runway recovery works at Sibu Airport is now complete and the airport had resumed normal operations at 0000 hours, 10 April 2017, with the first flight commencing operations 0928 hours this morning.
The runway had earlier been damaged on 8 April 2017 when a Malaysia Airlines aircraft,...