Ba'kelalan Airport

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Ba'kelalan Airport

Lapangan Terbang Bakelalan
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorMalaysia Airports Berhad
ServesBakelalan, Sarawak, Malaysia
Time zoneMST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation AMSL2,900 ft / 884 m
Coordinates03°59′19″N 115°37′08″E / 3.98861°N 115.61889°E / 3.98861; 115.61889Coordinates: 03°59′19″N 115°37′08″E / 3.98861°N 115.61889°E / 3.98861; 115.61889
Map
WBGQ is located in East Malaysia
WBGQ
WBGQ
Location in East Malaysia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 549 1,801 Bitumen
Statistics (2015)
Passenger3,435 (Increase 6.1%)
Aircraft movements328 (Increase 1.2%)
Source: AIP Malaysia[2]

Ba'kelalan Airport (IATA: BKM, ICAO: WBGQ) is an airport in Ba'kelalan, a town in the state of Sarawak in Malaysia.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Malaysia Airlines
operated by MASwings
Bario, Lawas, Miri

Incidents[edit]

  • On 13 September 2008 a DHC-6 Twin Otter overshot the runway while landing. All fourteen people on board survived.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for BKM at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ AIP Malaysia: Index to Aerodromes at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
  3. ^ "Aircraft overshoots runway in Ba'Kelalan". NST Online. 2008-09-13. Archived from the original on 14 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-13.

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