Lahad Datu Airport

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Lahad Datu Airport

Lapangan Terbang Lahad Datu
LahadDatu Sabah LapanganTerbang-7.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorMalaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
LocationLahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia
Time zoneMST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation AMSL45 ft / 14 m
Coordinates05°01′59″N 118°19′16″E / 5.03306°N 118.32111°E / 5.03306; 118.32111Coordinates: 05°01′59″N 118°19′16″E / 5.03306°N 118.32111°E / 5.03306; 118.32111
Map
WBKD is located in East Malaysia
WBKD
WBKD
Location in East Malaysia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,371 4,498 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passenger140,077 (Decrease 2.5%)
Airfreight (tonnes)129 (Decrease 18.4%)
Aircraft movements3,713 (Decrease 5.5%)
Sources: official web site[1]
AIP Malaysia[2]

Lahad Datu Airport (IATA: LDU, ICAO: WBKD) is an airport located in the southeastern part of the Malaysian state of Sabah. The airport, which is situated approximately 1 km (0.62 mi) from downtown Lahad Datu, serves the town of Lahad Datu and its neighbouring districts such as Kinabatangan, FELDA Sahabat and Kunak. The airport can accommodate aircraft as large as the ATR72 and the terminal building can handle up to 100,000 passengers annually. In 2016, the airport handled 140,077 passengers and 3,713 aircraft movements.[1]

The airport's front entrance

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Malaysia Airlines
operated by MASwings
Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan

Traffic and Statistics[edit]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics[3]
Year Passengers Aircraft movements
2003
107,914
3,035
2004
117,584
3,055
2005
116,973
3,160
2006
108,697
3,376
2007
77,024
2,336
2008
99,983
3,012
2009
98,558
3,077
2010
113,442
2,960
2011
131,054
3,024
2012
142,733
3,147
2013
145,930
4,215
2014
161,230
4,055
2015
143,654
3,929
2016
140,077
3,713
Annual cargo statistics
Year Cargo handled (metric tonnes)
2003
400
2004
390
2005
334
2006
170
2007
0
2008
0
2009
0
2010
0
2011
42
2012
185
2013
200
2014
179
2015
158
2016
129

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lahad Datu Airport, Sabah at Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
  2. ^ WBG - LAHAD DATU at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
  3. ^ "MAHB Annual Report 2015" (PDF). Malaysia Airports. 6 April 2016. Retrieved 7 April 2016.

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