Marudi Airport

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Marudi Airport
Lapangan Terbang Marudi
Marudi Airport terminal building.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
Serves Marudi, Sarawak
Location Marudi, Sarawak, Malaysia
Time zone MST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation AMSL 103 ft / 31 m
Coordinates 04°10′39″N 114°19′19″E / 4.17750°N 114.32194°E / 4.17750; 114.32194Coordinates: 04°10′39″N 114°19′19″E / 4.17750°N 114.32194°E / 4.17750; 114.32194
Map
WBGM is located in East Malaysia
WBGM
WBGM
Location in East Malaysia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 998 3,274 Asphalt
Sources: AIP Malaysia[1]

Marudi Airport (IATA: MURICAO: WBGM) is an airport in Marudi, Miri Division, Sarawak, Malaysia.

It contains a Runway 10/28 and its aircraft parking bay can handles 3 to 4 de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter at the same time.

MASwings DHC 6-400 Twin Otter at Marudi Airport

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Malaysia Airlines
operated by MASwings
Bario, Long Akah, Long Banga, Long Lellang, Long Seridan, Miri

Incidents[edit]

  • 7 November 2012 — a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (9M-MDO), operating as MASwings Flight 3592 from Miri to Marudi, veered left off the runway during its landing and ended up in a ditch. All 17 people on board survived.[2]
  • 27 August 2016 — a de Havilland Canada DHC-6-400 Twin Otter (9M-SSB), operating as MASwings Flight 3568 from Miri to Marudi, skidded left off the runway during its landing. All 4 passengers and 2 crew members on board survived. No casualties reported.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AIP Malaysia: Index to Aerodromes at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
  2. ^ http://www.theborneopost.com/2012/11/08/a-maswings-twin-otter-is-believed-to-have-met-an-accident-at-marudi-airport-today/"Marudi Incident"
  3. ^ http://www.theborneopost.com/2016/08/28/twin-otter-skids-from-runway-at-marudi-airport/"Marudi Incident"

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