Kerteh Airport is a domestic airport located in the city of Kerteh, Terengganu. It is operated by PETRONAS via its East Coast division. The airport is one of the few airports in the country that is not operated by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB). The other airport not operated by MAHB is Senai Airport, located in Johor Bahru.
Petroleum Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) is the owner and operator of the airport via its regional office, East Coast Regional Office (ECRO). The airport functions to transport employees in oil and gas sector to various oil platforms located 100 to 200 km offshore South China Sea.
Flights serving Kerteh Airport
Currently, only Malindo Air serves regular flight to Kerteh Airport from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB). This is in addition to regular helicopter operation to transport PETRONAS and ExxonMobil employees to offshore oil platforms. It uses ATR-72-600 short-haul propeller aircraft for the flight.
Previously, Malaysia Helicopter Services (MHS) used to operate weekday fixed-wing chartered flight service between Kerteh Airport to Subang. The operator used Beechcraft 1900 airplane for the service.