Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport (KUA)

Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport (IATA: KUA, ICAO: WMKD), also known as Kuantan Airport is an airport that is located in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. It is located just 15 km from Kuantan. The airport also serves as the Royal Malaysian Air Force baseIn 2008, Tourism Malaysia and Taiwan inked a deal of 23 chartered direct flights between Taipei to Kuantan Airport, resulting in Kuantan Airport being the first airport in East Coast Peninsular Malaysia to operate international flights.

Kuantan Airport is also used as miitary airport with a military base that houses No. 6 Squadron (BAE Hawk) and also No. 19 Squadron (MiG-29).

Airport Location

The airport is located in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

Airport Technical Details

Airport
Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport
IATA Code:KUA
ICAO Code:WMKD
Airport type:Public / Military
Owner:Government of Malaysia
Operator:Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB)
Serves:Pahang
Location:Kuantan, Pahang
Time zone:Malaysia Standard Time (MST), UTC +08:00
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Flight Information

The following airlines operate flights regularly to/from Kuantan Airport:

  • Firefly (Penang, Singapore)
  • Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Malindo Air (Kuala Lumpur, Subang)

Flight Schedule (Arrivals)

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Flight Schedule (Departures)

Flight
Airline
Departure
Destination
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MH 1263Malaysia Airlines6:30 AMKULMon, Wed, Fri, Sun only
MH 1269Malaysia Airlines10:35 AMKULDaily
MH 1281Malaysia Airlines7:50 PMKULDaily

 

Airport facilities

The facilities in the airport is quite basic. The airport does not even have a Jetway as passengers need to walk to terminals upon disembarkation from their plane.

  • Car park (outdoor)
  • Taxi stand
  • Shops

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