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KUA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KUA / WMKD
Airport Names:
  1. Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan
  2. Lapangan Terbang Sultan Ahmad Shah / TUDM Kuantan
Location: Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
GPS Coordinates: 3°46'10"N by 103°12'33"E
Area Served: Pahang, Malaysia
Operator/Owner: Government of Malaysia
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 58 feet (18 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan (KUA):

  • Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan (KUA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan handled 280,074 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan", another name for KUA is "Lapangan Terbang Sultan Ahmad Shah / TUDM Kuantan".
  • Because of Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan's relatively low elevation of 58 feet, planes can take off or land at Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan (KUA) is Kerteh Airport (KTE), which is located 59 miles (95 kilometers) NNE of KUA.
  • The furthest airport from Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan (KUA) is Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS), which is nearly antipodal to Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan (meaning Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport), and is located 12,300 miles (19,795 kilometers) away in Macas, Ecuador.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan:

List of Nearest Airports from Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
159.28 miles (95.40 km) NNEKerteh Airport (KTE)Kerteh, Terengganu, MalaysiaView Kerteh Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerteh Airport Set KTE as destination Airport Get more information about Kerteh Airport
292.80 miles (149.35 km) SETioman Airport (TOD)Tioman Island, MalaysiaView Tioman Airport on a map View satellite image of Tioman Airport Set TOD as destination Airport Get more information about Tioman Airport
3105.77 miles (170.22 km) SSEMersing Airport (MEP)Johor, MalaysiaView Mersing Airport on a map View satellite image of Mersing Airport Set MEP as destination Airport Get more information about Mersing Airport
4113.88 miles (183.27 km) WSW KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 (XKL)Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaView  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 on a map View satellite image of  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 Set XKL as destination Airport Get more information about  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场
5122.78 miles (197.60 km) WSWSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)Subang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport Set SZB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
6123.27 miles (198.39 km) SSWMelaka International Airport (MKZ)Batu Berendam, MalaysiaView Melaka International Airport on a map View satellite image of Melaka International Airport Set MKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Melaka International Airport
7126.09 miles (202.92 km) SWKuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)Sepang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Kuala Lumpur International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kuala Lumpur International Airport Set KUL as destination Airport Get more information about Kuala Lumpur International Airport
8150.51 miles (242.22 km) SSESenai International Airport (JHB)Johor Bahru, MalaysiaView Senai International Airport on a map View satellite image of Senai International Airport Set JHB as destination Airport Get more information about Senai International Airport
9155.95 miles (250.98 km) WNWSultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH)Ipoh, Perak, MalaysiaView Sultan Azlan Shah Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Azlan Shah Airport Set IPH as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Azlan Shah Airport
10168.18 miles (270.66 km) SSETengah Air Base (TAB) (TGA)Tengah, SingaporeView Tengah Air Base (TAB) on a map View satellite image of Tengah Air Base (TAB) Set TGA as destination Airport Get more information about Tengah Air Base (TAB)
11168.79 miles (271.64 km) SSESeletar Airport (XSP)Seletar, SingaporeView Seletar Airport on a map View satellite image of Seletar Airport Set XSP as destination Airport Get more information about Seletar Airport
12173.35 miles (278.97 km) SSEPaya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) (QPG)Paya Lebar, SingaporeView Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) on a map View satellite image of Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) Set QPG as destination Airport Get more information about Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB)
13175.04 miles (281.69 km) SSESingapore Changi Airport (SIN)Changi, SingaporeView Singapore Changi Airport on a map View satellite image of Singapore Changi Airport Set SIN as destination Airport Get more information about Singapore Changi Airport
14175.79 miles (282.91 km) WSitiawan Airport (SWY)Perak, MalaysiaView Sitiawan Airport on a map View satellite image of Sitiawan Airport Set SWY as destination Airport Get more information about Sitiawan Airport
15177.19 miles (285.17 km) NNWSultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR)Kota Bharu, Kelantan, MalaysiaView Sultan Ismail Petra Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Ismail Petra Airport Set KBR as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Ismail Petra Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan:

List of Furthest Airports from Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,299.88 miles (19,794.68 km) SECol. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS)Macas, EcuadorView Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport on a map View satellite image of Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport Set XMS as destination Airport Get more information about Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport
212,282.92 miles (19,767.40 km) SSWMoisés Benzaquén Rengifo Airport (YMS)Yurimaguas, PeruView Moisés Benzaquén Rengifo Airport on a map View satellite image of Moisés Benzaquén Rengifo Airport Set YMS as destination Airport Get more information about Moisés Benzaquén Rengifo Airport
312,273.71 miles (19,752.57 km) ESEMariscal Lamar International Airport (CUE)Cuenca, EcuadorView Mariscal Lamar International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mariscal Lamar International Airport Set CUE as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Lamar International Airport
412,258.17 miles (19,727.56 km) ECamilo Ponce Enriquez Airport (LOH)Loja, EcuadorView Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport on a map View satellite image of Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport Set LOH as destination Airport Get more information about Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport
512,257.39 miles (19,726.30 km) SSERio Amazonas Airport (PTZ)Shell Mera, EcuadorView Rio Amazonas Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio Amazonas Airport Set PTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Amazonas Airport
612,253.45 miles (19,719.97 km) SSEChachapoyas Airport (CHH)Chachapoyas, PeruView Chachapoyas Airport on a map View satellite image of Chachapoyas Airport Set CHH as destination Airport Get more information about Chachapoyas Airport
712,221.41 miles (19,668.40 km) SEChachoan Airport (ATF)Ambato, EcuadorView Chachoan Airport on a map View satellite image of Chachoan Airport Set ATF as destination Airport Get more information about Chachoan Airport
812,215.81 miles (19,659.39 km) ESanta Rosa International Airport (ETR)Santa Rosa, El Oro, EcuadorView Santa Rosa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Rosa International Airport Set ETR as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa International Airport
912,215.66 miles (19,659.14 km) EJosé María Velasco Ibarra Airport (MRR)Macará, EcuadorView José María Velasco Ibarra Airport on a map View satellite image of José María Velasco Ibarra Airport Set MRR as destination Airport Get more information about José María Velasco Ibarra Airport
1012,207.91 miles (19,646.68 km) SFrancisco de Orellana Airport (OCC)Coca, EcuadorView Francisco de Orellana Airport on a map View satellite image of Francisco de Orellana Airport Set OCC as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco de Orellana Airport
1112,202.28 miles (19,637.62 km) SSECotopaxi International Airport (LTX)Latacunga, EcuadorView Cotopaxi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cotopaxi International Airport Set LTX as destination Airport Get more information about Cotopaxi International Airport
1212,201.84 miles (19,636.91 km) SJuanjuí Airport (JJI)Juanjuí, PeruView Juanjuí Airport on a map View satellite image of Juanjuí Airport Set JJI as destination Airport Get more information about Juanjuí Airport
1312,196.74 miles (19,628.70 km) WCrnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport (IQT)Iquitos, Loreto, PeruView Crnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Crnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport Set IQT as destination Airport Get more information about Crnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport
1412,196.06 miles (19,627.61 km) ESEJosé Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)Santiago de Guayaquil, EcuadorView José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport on a map View satellite image of José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport Set GYE as destination Airport Get more information about José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
1512,188.77 miles (19,615.87 km) ECap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (TBP)Tumbes, PeruView Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport Set TBP as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport