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Tawau Airport

Tawau Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Borneo
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Malaysia
OperatorMalaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
ServesTawau Division, Sabah, East Malaysia
LocationTawau, Sabah, East Malaysia
Elevation17 m (57 ft)
Passenger movements866601
Airfreight movements in tonnes1262
Aircraft movements8546

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"RAF Tawau" & "Tawau Airbase/Airfield" redirects here.Tawau Airport (Malay : Lapangan Terbang Tawau) is an airport located in Tawau, a town in the state of Sabah in Malaysia. It is the second airport in Sabah with immigration counters for international flights. The airport is 31 km from town. The new runway could cater for aircraft as big as Airbus series. The airport currently handles only domestic flights from Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan and Kuala Lumpur. International flights to Tarakan in East Kalimantan, Indonesia are currently suspended.

Like other airports in the country, Tawau Airport is under the management of Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd.

Tawau airport is the nearest airport to the diving islands of Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai.

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