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Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan
Lapangan Terbang Sultan Ahmad Shah / TUDM Kuantan
IATA: KUA – ICAO: WMKD
Summary
Airport type Military / Public
Operator Military of Malaysia /
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
Location Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
Elevation AMSL 58 ft / 18 m
Coordinates 03°46′30.63″N 103°12′30.86″E / 3.775175°N 103.2085722°E / 3.775175; 103.2085722
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,804 9,200 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passenger movements 259,529
Airfreight movements in tonnes 70
Aircraft movements 3,551
Source: official web site and DAFIF

Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport (IATA: KUA, ICAO: WMKD) is an airport that serves Kuantan, a city in the state of Pahang in Malaysia. The airport is located 15 km from the city. In 2008, the airport handled 259,529 passengers on 3,551 flights, though the airport is able to handle over one million passengers annually. In 2008, Taiwan and Tourism Malaysia had co-operated that there were 23 charter flights directly from Taipei to Kuantan Airport, this condition had made Kuantan Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport the first airport in East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia that received international flights.

Passengers have to walk from the plane to the arrival hall.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Firefly Penang [Seasonal]Starting 1 Feb 2011, Singapore
Malaysia Airlines Kuala Lumpur

Traffic and Statistics

Overall Operational Statistics
Years Passenger Movements Aircraft Movements Cargo Movements in Metric Tonnes Cargo Movements in Kilograms
2003 351,179 3,743 64 141
2004 349,375 3,748 64 141
2005 298,184 3,500 75 165
2006 273,005 2,748 109 240
2007 262,486 3,487 103 102,586
2008 259,529 3,551 70 70,079

Passenger facilities

The airport has an outdoor car park, a taxi stand, several small shops, an arrival hall and a departure hall. The front part of the building housing the shops and the check in counters is not air conditioned.



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General Info
Country Malaysia
ICAO ID WMKD
Time UTC+8
Latitude 3.775389
03° 46' 31.40" N
Longitude 103.209056
103° 12' 32.60" E
Elevation 58 feet
18 meters
Type Military
Magnetic Variation 000° E (01/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TWR 118.1
238.1
GND 289.6
120.4
ATIS 127.5
293.0
APP 118.1
249.3


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
18/36 9200 x 150 feet
2804 x 46 meters
ASPHALT - YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VORTAC VKN KUANTAN 084X 113.7 At Field -


Remarks
CAUTION BASH, MET balloon released to 130,000' btn 0001-0230Z.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1+)
OPR HOURS Opr 0001-0900Z Mon-Thur, 0001-0500Z and 0600-0900Z Fri, 0001-0600Z Sat, PPR Sun.
RSTD PPR for all non-RMAF acft.



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