Sandakan Airport

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Sandakan Airport
Lapangan Terbang Sandakan
山打根机场
Sandakan Sabah LapanganTerbang-1.jpg
IATA: SDKICAO: WBKS
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of Malaysia
Operator Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
Serves Sandakan Division, Sabah, East Malaysia
Location Sandakan, Sabah, East Malaysia
Time zone MST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation AMSL 46 ft / 14 m
Coordinates 05°54′06″N 118°02′55″E / 5.90167°N 118.04861°E / 5.90167; 118.04861Coordinates: 05°54′06″N 118°02′55″E / 5.90167°N 118.04861°E / 5.90167; 118.04861
Map
WBKS is located in East Malaysia
WBKS
WBKS
Location in East Malaysia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,133 6,998 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 911,855
Passenger change 12-13 Increase9.3%
Aircraft movements 12,856
Movements change 12-13 Decrease2.3%
Sources: Official web site[1]
AIP Malaysia[2]

Sandakan Airport (IATA: SDKICAO: WBKS) is a domestic airport that serves Sandakan, a town in the state of Sabah in Malaysia. It is located 14 km (8.7 mi)[2] from the town. In 2005, the airport handled 621,513 passengers and registered 10,876 flights.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
AirAsia Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Airlines Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur
MASwings
operated for Malaysia Airlines
Kota Kinabalu, Kudat, Tawau

Traffic and statistics[edit]

Annual passenger numbers and aircraft statistics[3]
Year
Passengers
handled
Passenger
% Change
Cargo
(tonnes)
Cargo
% Change
Aircraft
Movements
Aircraft
% Change
2003 497,999 Steady 3,713 Steady 10,588 Steady
2004 574,213 Increase 15.3 4,053 Increase 9.2 10,823 Increase 2.2
2005 621,513 Increase 8.2 4,531 Increase 11.8 11,662 Increase 7.7
2006 633,194 Increase 1.9 5,475 Increase 20.8 10,776 Decrease 7.6
2007 626,192 Decrease 1.1 6,224 Increase 13.7 8,410 Decrease 22.0
2008 618,927 Decrease 1.2 3,055 Decrease 50.9 9,622 Increase 14.4
2009 672,469 Increase 8.6 2,099 Decrease 31.3 12,915 Increase 34.2
2010 741,674 Increase 10.3 2,806 Increase 33.7 13,517 Increase 4.7
2011 788,515 Increase 6.3 2,300 Decrease 18.0 11,715 Decrease 13.3
2012 834,626 Increase 5.8 2,479 Increase 7.8 13,153 Increase 12.3
2013 911,855 Increase 9.3 2,894 Increase 16.7 12,856 Decrease 2.3
Q1 2014[4] 228,905 Increase16.2 TBA Steady TBA Steady

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sandakan Airport, Sabah at Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
  2. ^ a b WBKS - SANDAKAN at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
  3. ^ "MAHB Annual Report 2012". MAHB. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.mot.gov.my/en/Statistics/Aviation/2014%201%20-%20QUARTER%20I%202014/Jadual%204.5.pdf

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