Sibu Airport serves Sibu, in the state Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo. The current airport began operation in June 1994 as the old airport was demolished to give space to developing Sibu.
The airport is a major hub in the region with daily flights to Peninsular Malaysia (KL and Johor Bahru) as well as to other cities in Malaysian Borneo (Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. The airport got a major upgrade in September 2012.
Most flights from Sibu Airport are to Kuala Lumpur and to Kuching but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by AirAsia. Every day there are flights to 6 destinations from Sibu Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
In August 2012, the new terminal, which can accommodate up to 1.8 million passengers annually, was opened to cater to the increasing number of business and leisure passengers to Sibu.
The airport is located 20 km east of central Sibu, close to the new Sibu Jaya Township, about a half hour by car.
There is no public bus running between the airport and the city which leaves taxis as the only means of getting into town. Coupon taxi fares to Sibu are RM 45.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017