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BKI Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BKI / WBKK
Airport Names:
  1. Kota Kinabalu International Airport
  2. Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kota Kinabalu
Location: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
GPS Coordinates: 5°56'40"N by 116°3'30"E
Area Served: Kota Kinabalu
Operator/Owner: Government of Malaysia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 10 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI):

  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport handled 6,929,692 passengers last year.
  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport serves the city of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia.
  • In mid-2005, the Malaysian government approved a project for major renovation and extension of KKIA worth RM1.4 billion.
  • In addition to being known as "Kota Kinabalu International Airport", another name for BKI is "Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kota Kinabalu".
  • Because of Kota Kinabalu International Airport's relatively low elevation of 10 feet, planes can take off or land at Kota Kinabalu International Airport 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 Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) is Lapangan Terbang Keningau Keningau Airport (KGU), which is located 41 miles (67 kilometers) S of BKI.
  • The first flight to depart at the new wing was MH 2637 to Kuala Lumpur at 0650 hours while the last flight at the old wing was at 0025 hours.
  • The furthest airport from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) is Lábrea Airport (LBR), which is nearly antipodal to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (meaning Kota Kinabalu International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Lábrea Airport), and is located 12,330 miles (19,843 kilometers) away in Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil.
  • After the war, the Department of Civil Aviation of North Borneo took charge of the operations and maintenance of the airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kota Kinabalu International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kota Kinabalu International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
141.38 miles (66.59 km) SLapangan Terbang Keningau Keningau Airport (KGU)Keningau, Sabah, MalaysiaView Lapangan Terbang Keningau Keningau Airport on a map Set KGU as destination Airport Get more information about Lapangan Terbang Keningau Keningau Airport
271.26 miles (114.68 km) SWLabuan Airport (LBU)Labuan, Sabah, MalaysiaView Labuan Airport on a map Set LBU as destination Airport Get more information about Labuan Airport
385.97 miles (138.35 km) NEKudat Airport (KUD)Kudat, Sabah, MalaysiaView Kudat Airport on a map Set KUD as destination Airport Get more information about Kudat Airport
488.12 miles (141.81 km) SSWLawas Airport (LWY)Lawas, Sarawak, MalaysiaView Lawas Airport on a map Set LWY as destination Airport Get more information about Lawas Airport
5103.76 miles (166.99 km) SSWLong Sukang Airport (LSU)Long Sukang, Sarawak, MalaysiaView Long Sukang Airport on a map Set LSU as destination Airport Get more information about Long Sukang Airport
6104.03 miles (167.42 km) SWBrunei International Airport (BWN)Bandar Seri Begawan, BruneiView Brunei International Airport on a map Set BWN as destination Airport Get more information about Brunei International Airport
7106.62 miles (171.59 km) SWLimbang Airport (LMN)Limbang, Sarawak, MalaysiaView Limbang Airport on a map Set LMN as destination Airport Get more information about Limbang Airport
8108.62 miles (174.81 km) SSWLong Pasia Airport (GSA)Long Pasia, Sabah, MalaysiaView Long Pasia Airport on a map Set GSA as destination Airport Get more information about Long Pasia Airport
9123.82 miles (199.28 km) SSWLong Semado Airport (LSM)Long Semado, Sarawak, MalaysiaView Long Semado Airport on a map Set LSM as destination Airport Get more information about Long Semado Airport
10136.79 miles (220.15 km) ESandakan Airport (SDK)Sandakan, MalaysiaView Sandakan Airport on a map Set SDK as destination Airport Get more information about Sandakan Airport
11138.50 miles (222.90 km) SSWBa'kelalan Airport (BKM)Bakalalan, Sarawak, MalaysiaView Ba'kelalan Airport on a map Set BKM as destination Airport Get more information about Ba'kelalan Airport
12145.87 miles (234.75 km) SJuvai Semaring Airport (LBW)Long Bawan, East Kalimantan, IndonesiaView Juvai Semaring Airport on a map Set LBW as destination Airport Get more information about Juvai Semaring Airport
13156.60 miles (252.02 km) SSWMulu Airport (MZV)Mulu, Sarawak, MalaysiaView Mulu Airport on a map Set MZV as destination Airport Get more information about Mulu Airport
14157.84 miles (254.02 km) SSWBario Kelabit Airport (BBN)Bario, Sarawak, MalaysiaView Bario Kelabit Airport on a map Set BBN as destination Airport Get more information about Bario Kelabit Airport
15166.91 miles (268.61 km) SENunukan Airport (NNX)Nunukan, East Kalimantan, IndonesiaView Nunukan Airport on a map Set NNX as destination Airport Get more information about Nunukan Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kota Kinabalu International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kota Kinabalu International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,329.65 miles (19,842.60 km) SSELábrea Airport (LBR)Lábrea, Amazonas, BrazilView Lábrea Airport on a map Set LBR as destination Airport Get more information about Lábrea Airport
212,299.82 miles (19,794.59 km) SSWCoari Airport (CIZ)Coari, Amazonas, BrazilView Coari Airport on a map Set CIZ as destination Airport Get more information about Coari Airport
312,251.57 miles (19,716.95 km) SSETefé Airport (TFF)Tefé, Amazonas, BrazilView Tefé Airport on a map Set TFF as destination Airport Get more information about Tefé Airport
412,245.47 miles (19,707.12 km) SPorto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (Belmonte) (PVH)Porto Velho, BrazilView Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (Belmonte) on a map Set PVH as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (Belmonte)
512,220.66 miles (19,667.19 km) ESECarauari Airport (CAF)Carauari, Amazonas, BrazilView Carauari Airport on a map Set CAF as destination Airport Get more information about Carauari Airport
612,102.76 miles (19,477.46 km) SWPonta Pelada Airport (PLL)Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilView Ponta Pelada Airport on a map Set PLL as destination Airport Get more information about Ponta Pelada Airport
712,102.05 miles (19,476.31 km) SWBrigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport (MAO)Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilView Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport on a map Set MAO as destination Airport Get more information about Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport
812,086.66 miles (19,451.54 km) SSWBarcelos Airport (BAZ)Barcelos, Amazonas, BrazilView Barcelos Airport on a map Set BAZ as destination Airport Get more information about Barcelos Airport
912,086.43 miles (19,451.18 km) SSEGuayaramerín Airport (GYA)Guayaramerín, BoliviaView Guayaramerín Airport on a map Set GYA as destination Airport Get more information about Guayaramerín Airport
1012,067.58 miles (19,420.85 km) SSWJosé Coleto Airport (JPR)Ji-Paraná, Rondônia, BrazilView José Coleto Airport on a map Set JPR as destination Airport Get more information about José Coleto Airport
1112,056.16 miles (19,402.45 km) SSERiberalta Airport (RIB)Riberalta, BoliviaView Riberalta Airport on a map Set RIB as destination Airport Get more information about Riberalta Airport
1212,053.65 miles (19,398.42 km) SERio Branco-Plácido de Castro International Airport (RBR)Rio Branco, Acre, BrazilView Rio Branco-Plácido de Castro International Airport on a map Set RBR as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Branco-Plácido de Castro International Airport
1312,025.95 miles (19,353.84 km) EAmaury Feitosa Tomaz Airport (ERN)Eirunepe, Amazonas, BrazilView Amaury Feitosa Tomaz Airport on a map Set ERN as destination Airport Get more information about Amaury Feitosa Tomaz Airport
1412,007.98 miles (19,324.93 km) ESETabatinga International Airport (TBT)Tabatinga, Amazonas, BrazilView Tabatinga International Airport on a map Set TBT as destination Airport Get more information about Tabatinga International Airport
1512,006.40 miles (19,322.38 km) ESEAlfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport (LET)Leticia, ColombiaView Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport on a map Set LET as destination Airport Get more information about Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport