Long Sukang Airport
|Long Sukang Airport
Lapangan Terbang Long Sukang
|IATA: LSU – ICAO: WBGU|
|Operator||Malaysia Airports Berhad|
|Serves||Long Sukang, Sarawak, Malaysia|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+08:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||1,200 ft / 366 m|
|Sources: Great Circle Mapper|
Long Sukang Airport (IATA: LSU, ICAO: WBGU) is a small airport near Long Sukang, a Lun Bawang settlement in the Lawas division of Sarawak, Malaysia, and is one of four airports in the Lawas division.
Improvements to this rural airfield were carried out in 1974 by the Malaysian Public Works Department (Jabatan Kerja Raya), and were substantially completed by the end of the year; the airfield opened to scheduled Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flights in April 1975. This airfield, together with those at Long Semadoh and Ba'kelalan, helped to accelerate development among the Lun Bawang people.
No accidents have been recorded at this airport. There are currently no scheduled flights using Long Sukang airport.
- "LSU - Long Sukang, Sarawak, MY - Airport". Great Circle Mapper. 2012-12-17. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
- "Airport Long Sukang Airport". 2010-09-07. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
- Sofyan Hasdam (A.) (2007). Visi baru Kalimantan Timur, 2025: memikirkan ulang prioritas pembangunan Kaltim saat rejeki migas kian menipis. Satria Media. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
- Sarawak. Jabatan Kerja Raya (1974). Annual Report. p. 4. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
- Meechang Tuie; Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (1995). Masyarakat Lun Bawang, Sarawak: suatu pengenalan. Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kementerian Pendidikan, Malaysia. ISBN 978-983-62-4321-8. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
- Accident history for LSU at Aviation Safety Network
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