Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is a medium sized airport in the north east of Peninsular Malaysia close to Thailand, 8km from the city of Kota Bharu.
The airport is a former Royal Air Force base, after the Second World War it was transformed to be a civilian airport. In 2002 a new modern terminal opened, providing shops, car rental and restaurants. The terminal was upgraded again in 2016 and apron and taxiways were improved as well.
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Which airlines fly to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport?
Where is Sultan Ismail Petra Airport located?
The Sultain Ismail Petra Airport is located about 10 km northeast of Kota Bharu city center.
How to get from the airport to Kota Bharu city centre by public transport?
There is a Citilink bus line #9 which shuttles between the city of Kota Bharu and the airport, departing in front of the terminal. Departures are hourly and the bus operates between 7:00 till 19:00. Fare is about RM 2.00.
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Kota Bharu city centre?
Taxi's can be found outside the arrival hall with fixed prices depending on your destination, expect to pay about RM 30 to the city center.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
What are popular destinations from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport?
Most flights from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport are to Kuala Lumpur and to Kuala Lumpur but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Malindo Air. Every day there are flights to 6 destinations from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Kuala Lumpur: Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)
- 2. Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
- 3. Penang: Penang International Airport (PEN)
- 4. Singapore: Changi Airport (SIN)
- 5. Johor Bahru: Senai International Airport (JHB)
- 6. Malacca: Malacca International Airport (MKZ)