Tanjung Manis Airport

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Tanjung Manis Airport

Lapangan Terbang Tanjung Manis
Tanjung Manis Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorSarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation
ServesTanjung Manis,Mukah and Sarikei,Sarawak
LocationTanjung Manis, Mukah, Sarawak, Malaysia
Time zoneMST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation AMSL15 ft / 5 m
Coordinates02°10′40″N 111°12′07″E / 2.17778°N 111.20194°E / 2.17778; 111.20194Coordinates: 02°10′40″N 111°12′07″E / 2.17778°N 111.20194°E / 2.17778; 111.20194
Map
WBTM is located in East Malaysia
WBTM
WBTM
Location in East Malaysia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 1,500 4,921 Bitumen
Source: AIP Malaysia[1]

Tanjung Manis Airport (Malay: Lapangan Terbang Tanjung Manis) (IATA: TGC, ICAO: WBTM) is an airport located in Mukah Division, Sarawak, Malaysia. Although Tanjung Manis is now under the jurisdiction of Mukah Division, due to its close proximity to Sarikei, the airport also serves the Sarikei Division as well.

Background[edit]

The 101-hectare Tanjung Manis Airport was opened in 2001 to facilitate the management of logistics for the investors of Tanjung Manis Economic Growth Area (T-MEGA), formerly known as Tanjung Manis halal hub.[2][3] The short take-off and landing airport is certified as a category 2B airport with a minimum field length needed for take-off of between 800 m-1,200 m and suitable for aircraft wingspan of between 15 m-24 m.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Malaysia Airlines
operated by MASwings
Kuching, Mukah

References[edit]

  1. ^ AIP Malaysia: Index to Aerodromes at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
  2. ^ a b Bernama (11 March 2019). "Tanjung Manis airport certified to international standards". The Sun Daily. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  3. ^ Bernama (27 February 2019). "Tanjung Manis confident China investors will receive EIA approval soon". Malay Mail. Retrieved 12 March 2019.