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Sultan Mahmud Airport



Sultan Mahmud Airport
Lapangan Terbang Sultan Mahmud
IATA: TGG – ICAO: WMKN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
Serves Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
Elevation AMSL 21 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 05°22′57″N 103°06′12″E / 5.3825°N 103.10333°E / 5.3825; 103.10333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,800 9,186 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passengers 487,495
Airfreight movements in tonnes 24
Aircraft movements 10,045
Source: official website and DAFIF

Sultan Mahmud Airport (IATA: TGG, ICAO: WMKN) is an airport that serves Kuala Terengganu, a city in the state of Terengganu in Malaysia. The airport is located 15 km from town. In 2008, the airport handled 487,495 passengers with 10,045 aircraft movements.The Airport was named after the 16th Sultan of Terengganu,Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah,who ruled from 1978 to 1998.

In January 2008, Malaysian government had approved RM200 million to upgrade the airport to become an international airport. This includes funding to extend the runway and upgrade the terminal of the airport.

Sultan Mahmud Airport became an international airport after upgrading work is finished. The terminal was designed to handle 2 million passengers every year.. It maybe will start international flights to Singapore, Kunming, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong and others. Malaysia Airlines had agreed with Tabung Haji that it will also bring passengers to the Holy Land Mecca via Jeddah and Medina.

On October 11 2008, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 747-400 landed here on 1456 hours from Kuala Lumpur which makes it the first Boeing 747 to land here.

Statistics

Year Passenger movements Aircraft movements Cargo handled
(metric tonnes)
Cargo handled
(Kilogram)
2003 394,240 5,508 160 -
2004 435,620 5,834 124 -
2005 419,475 5,622 94 -
2006 398,252 3,792 70 69,668
2007 430,800 8,781 47 47,127
2008 487,495 10,045 24 23,842

Airlines and destinations


Sultan Mahmud Airport schedule as of October 2008, subject to any last minute cancellation or change
Sultan Mahmud Airport schedule as of October 2008, subject to any last minute cancellation or change

Operational

Airlines Destinations
AirAsia Guangzhou [Seasonal], Kuala Lumpur
Firefly Penang [begin 1 mac 2011], Singapore, Subang
Malaysia Airlines Jeddah [Seasonal], Medina [Seasonal], Kuala Lumpur


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General Info
Country Malaysia
ICAO ID WMKN
Time UTC+8
Latitude 5.382639
05° 22' 57.50" N
Longitude 103.103360
103° 06' 12.10" E
Elevation 21 feet
6 meters
Magnetic Variation 000° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Kuala Terengganu
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TERENGGANU TWR 123.6
TERENGGANU GND 121.6


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
04/22 6600 x 150 feet
2012 x 46 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME VKT KUALA TERENGGANU 101X 115.4 At Field -
NDB TU KUALA TERENGGANU - 312 At Field -


Remarks
CAUTION Cir proh byd 2.5 NM fr thld Rwy 04 due to hi terrain. BASH.
OPR HOURS Opr 2300-1300Z, OT PPR.



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