Redang Airport

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Redang Airport

Lapangan Terbang Redang
Bombardier Dash 7 in Pulau Redang, Malaysia -a.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Malaysia
OperatorMalaysia Airports Snd. Bhd.
ServesRedang, Malaysia
LocationRedang Island, Terengganu, Malaysia
Time zoneMST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation AMSL10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates05°45′55″N 103°00′25″E / 5.76528°N 103.00694°E / 5.76528; 103.00694Coordinates: 05°45′55″N 103°00′25″E / 5.76528°N 103.00694°E / 5.76528; 103.00694
Map
WMPR is located in Peninsular Malaysia
WMPR
WMPR
Location in West Malaysia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 940 3,084 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Passengers35,960
Passenger change 11-12Decrease22.1%
Aircraft movements877
Movements change 11-12Decrease33.5%
Source : AIP Malaysia[1] GDM[2] Google Maps[3]

Redang Airport (IATA: RDN, ICAO: WMPR) is an airport on Redang Island, Kuala Nerus District, Terengganu, Malaysia. The airport was briefly closed in 2009 for runway expansion, reopening on April 16, 2009.

The runway lies along the base of a long ridge immediately to the west. Another ridge runs parallel 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) to the east. South approach and departure are over the water.[3]

The Kuala Terengganu VOR-DME (Ident: VKT) is located on the mainland 23.5 nautical miles (43.5 km) south-southeast of the airport. The Gong Kedak VORTAC (Ident: VGK) is located 31.6 nautical miles (58.5 km) west of Redang Airport.[4][5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Berjaya Air Charter: Kuala Lumpur-Subang

Traffic and statistics[edit]

Annual passenger numbers and aircraft statistics[6]
Year
Passengers
handled
Passenger
% Change
Cargo
(tonnes)
Cargo
% Change
Aircraft
Movements
Aircraft
% Change
2004 20,750 Steady nil Steady 741 Steady
2005 30,650 Increase 47.7 nil Steady 1,121 Increase 51.3
2006 28,928 Decrease 5.6 nil Steady 934 Decrease 16.7
2007 33,738 Increase 16.6 nil Steady 1,053 Increase 12.7
2008 34,957 Increase 3.6 nil Steady 1,083 Increase 2.8
2009 28,246 Decrease 19.2 nil Steady 862 Decrease 20.4
2010 48,610 Increase 72.1 nil Steady 1,356 Increase 57.3
2011 46,159 Decrease 5.0 nil Steady 1,319 Decrease 2.7
2012 35,960 Decrease 22.1 27 Steady 1,895 Decrease 33.5

Statistics[edit]

Busiest Flights Out of Redang Airport by Frequency
Rank Destinations Frequency (Weekly)
1  Selangor, Subang (SZB) 5
2  Singapore 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AIP Malaysia: WMPR - Pulau Redang at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
  2. ^ Airport information for Redang Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ a b "Redang Airport". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Kuala Terengganu VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  5. ^ Gong Kedak VORTAC
  6. ^ "MAHB Annual Report 2012" (PDF). MAHB. Retrieved 6 September 2013.

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