Bario Airport (BBN)

Bario Airport (IATA: BBN, ICAO: WBGZ) is a small airport located in Bario, Sarawak, Malaysia. As per classification by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB), the airport is categorised as STOLport (short takeoff and landing airport).

Airport Location

The airport is located in Bario, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Airport Technical Details

Airport
Bario Airport
IATA Code:BBN
ICAO Code:WBGZ
Airport type:Public
Owner:Government of Malaysia
Operator:Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB)
Serves:Bario, Sarawak
Location:Bario, Sarawak
Time zone:Malaysia Standard Time (MST), UTC +08:00
Elevation AMSL:3,350 ft (1,021 m)
Coordinates:3°44’2.004″ N, 28°44’3992″ E
Airline(s):MASwings

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Flight Schedule (Arrivals)

Flight
Airline
Origin
Arrival
Notes
MH 3587MASwingsBKM1:30 PMThu only
MH 3722MASwingsMUR10:30 AM / 11:45 AMDaily

Flight Schedule (Departures)

Flight
Airline
Departure
Destination
Notes
MH 3435MASwings10:20 AMMYYDaily
MH 3586MASwings12:35 PMBKMThursday only
MH 3433MASwings1:45 PMMYYThursday only
MH 3723MASwingsMURDaily

History

The first airstrip in Bario was built in 1953 by Borneo Evangelical Mission (BEM) for missionary purposes. In 1961, Sarawakian colonial government decided to acquire the airstrip. In 1996, a new concrete airstrip has been completed.

Nearby places

Being a small town, tourists may not find many places of interest at Bario. Here are the places that we think worth listing here:

Bario Orang Asal Longhouse

Prayer Mountain

Additional Links

  1. TripAdvisor – Things to do in Bario, Sarawak

Sources

Listed below are the sources for this article:

  1. Bario Airport – Wikipedia
  2. Bario Airport – MAHB Website

This page was updated on Jan 31, 2018 @ 8:32 PM.