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Kuching International Airport

Kuching International Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Borneo
Airport typePublic / Military
OwnerGovernment of Malaysia
OperatorMalaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
ServesKuching Division & Samarahan Division, Sarawak, East Malaysia
LocationKuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia
Hornbill Skyways
Malaysia Airlines
Elevation27 m (89 ft)
Passengers3,574,632 (+)10.4%
Aircraft movements39,188 (+)4.9%
Cargo in metric tonnes19,167 (-)-19.5%
Mail in metric tonnes999 (-)-68.2%

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"RAF Kuching/RMAF Kuching" & "Kuching Airbase/Airfield" redirects here.Kuching International Airport (Initialized: KIA) is an international airport serving the entire southwestern region of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located 11 km (6NM) south of Kuching city centre. The airport also shares its runway with the RMAF Kuching Airbase, home to the No. 7 Squadron RMAF.

The airport terminal is capable of handling five million passengers per annum and it is the fourth busiest airport in Malaysia. KIA has grown rapidly with an increasing number of passengers and aircraft movement. In 2010, KIA handled 3,684,000 passengers with a corresponding volume of 46,382 flights. In the same year, 26,977 metric tonnes of cargo were handled through this facility.

KIA is the secondary hub for Malaysia Airlines and has been growing rapidly to tackle the demand of the travellers in the East Malaysia region.

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