About Kota Kinabalu International Airport
Located 8km from the city of Kota Kinabalu, the airport acts as the main gateway into the state of Sabah and into Borneo. Formerly known as JesseltonAirfield during World-War II, the airport has gone through various phases of upgrade. Today, it is the second busiest airport in Malaysia after KL International Airport. 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.
It has a single runway, offering five aerobridges plus three other parking stands and is equipped to handle large aircraft such as the Boeing 747. The airport has a capacity to handle 9 million passengers per year.
MALAYSIA AIRPORTS CONFIRMS THAT SABAH AIR TRAFFIC AND TOURISM ARE GROWING
23 July 2018
SEPANG - The move to consolidate all airport and flight operations under one roof at Terminal 1 (T1) Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) has brought tremendous benefit to national tourism particularly for the state of Sabah. In 2016, a full year after the move by the AirAsia Group to T1, the state had...