Senai International Airport
Senai International Airport
Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Senai
لاڤڠن تربڠ انتارابڠسا سناي
சினாய் விமான நிலையம்
|Operator||Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd|
|Location||Senai, Kulai, Johor, Malaysia|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+08:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||127 ft / 39 m|
Johor state in Malaysia
Senai International Airport, formerly known as Sultan Ismail International Airport (IATA: JHB, ICAO: WMKJ) (Malay: Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Senai; Jawi: لاڤڠن تربڠ انتارابڠسا سناي;Chinese: 士乃国际机场) (தமிழ்)சினாய் விமான நிலையம் is an international airport in the town of Senai, Kulai District, Johor, Malaysia serving Johor Bahru and the southernmost region of Peninsular Malaysia. The airport is located approximately 32 km north-west of the Johor Bahru city centre. The airport is the only privately managed commercial airport in Malaysia.
Opened in 1974, the airport is managed and operated by Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd which took over the operations from (MAHB) in 2003. Senai International Airport is capable to handle up to 4.0 million passengers and 80,000 tonnes of cargo per annum.
Senai International Airport serves as the aviation gateway for Iskandar Malaysia and southern region, and is dedicated to providing routes and services essential to cater the needs of both tourism and business traveler. Equipped with 3,800-metres runway, Senai International Airport can handle aircraft ranging from small Cessna's to large jets such Airbus A380 and Antonov 125. Currently, there are 5 airlines operating in Senai International Airport serving to 11 domestic and seven international destinations with an average of more than 100 daily flight movements.
In 2018, Senai International Airport handled a total of 3,522,576 passengers and 9,691 tons of freight with a combination of 52,030 schedule and non-schedule commercial aircraft movements.
Airlines and destinations
|AirAsia||Alor Setar, Bangkok–Don Mueang, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Ipoh, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta (resumes 30 March 2020), Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur–International, Kuching, Langkawi, Miri, Penang, Sibu, Tawau|
|Firefly||Kota Bharu (resumes 17 December 2019), Kuala Lumpur–Subang|
|Indonesia AirAsia||Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta, Surabaya|
|Malaysia Airlines|| Kuala Lumpur–International |
Seasonal: Jeddah, Medina
|Malindo Air|| Guangzhou, Haikou, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur–International, Kuala Lumpur–Subang |
|Thai AirAsia||Bangkok–Don Mueang|
Traffic and statistics
|1||Bangkok–Don Mueang, Thailand (DMK)||14||AK, FD|
|2||Guangzhou, China||10||AK, OD|
|3||Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam||7||AK|
|4||Seoul, Korea||7||LJ||13 Nov 2019 - 20 March 2020. 4 weekly during normal seasons|
|8||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia||Seasonal-Hajj||MH|
|9||Medina, Saudi Arabia||Seasonal-Hajj||MH|
|1||Kuala Lumpur (KLIA)||107||AK, MH, OD|
|2||Subang, Selangor (SZB)||93||FY, OD|
|5||Kota Kinabalu, Sabah||21||AK|
|6||Ipoh, Perak||18||AK, OD|
|9||Alor Star, Kedah||4||AK|
Senai International Airport is connected to PLUS North-South, Senai-Desaru and Secondlink Highways. Taxis are available outside the airport. Buses to the city centre with the option to transit to Singapore are available.
Causeway link provides the commuters to JB Sentral and Desaru Coast.
|DSX||Desaru Coast/Mall of Medini|
The future destination includes a direct flight to Shanghai in Q4 of 2019.
- WMKJ – JOHOR BAHRU/SENAI INTERNATIONAL at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
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- "Aviation Statistics" (PDF). Ministry of Transport. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
- Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd
- "By Bus".
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