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 base. In 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 a military 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
Elevation AMSL:
Coordinates:
Airline(s):

Runway #1

  • Number: 18/36
  • Length: 2,804 m / 9,199 ft
  • Material: Asphalt

 

Flight Information

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

Flight Schedule (Arrivals)

Flight
Airline
Origin
Arrival
Notes
#N/A

Flight Schedule (Departures)

Flight
Airline
Departure
Destination
Notes
MH 1263Malaysia Airlines6:30 AMKULDaily
MH 1269Malaysia Airlines10:35 AMKULDaily
MH 1281Malaysia Airlines7:50 PMKULDaily

 

Airport facilities

The facilities in the airport are 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

History

There is no accident or incident recorded at the Kuantan Airport.

Nearby places

Accommodation

Baiti Homestay

Mega View Hotel

 

Restaurants

Akob Patin House

Ana Ikan Bakar

Kula Cakes

 

Shopping

Berjaya Megamall

Kuantan Parade

 

Additional Links

No additional links yet.

Sources

  1. Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport – Wikipedia

 

This page was updated on Mar 18, 2018 @ 11:10 PM.